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Leishman Connor Dove, 1910-1996

Daily Iowegian - 6 December 1996
  Leishman Connor Dove, 86, of Centerville, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 1996, at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital.  He was born June 25, 1910, in Plano, the son of Hedley and Ida (Connor) Dove.
  He married Lera Cowles May 14, 1938, in Lancaster, Mo. She survives.
  Also surviving are a son, Larry Dove and his wife, Sonya, of Centerville; a daughter, Sandra Banks and her husband, Gary, of Seymour; a brother, Junior Dove of Centerville; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
  Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Sammy Dove.
  He received his education in Centerville schools. He worked as an iron construction worker for many years and was a member of International Local 67 Ironworkers Union. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge, Jackson Lodge 42, in Centerville.
  Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Schmidt-Duley Funeral Home in Centerville with the Rev. Susen LeBlanc officiating. Burial will be in the Jerome Cemetery in Jerome. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. A Masonic service will begin at 7 p.m.
  Memorials may be given to the Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital and contributions may be left at the funeral home.
Dove Gravestone in Jerome Cemetery
  The editor sincerely appreciates that the above obituary was found and sent to The Jerome Journal by Brenda DeVore of the Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County, Corydon, Iowa.

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