Showing posts with label Feaster Family. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Feaster Family. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Leslie F. Cathcart, 1871-1954

Daily Iowegian - 26 August 1954
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Leslie Cathcart Taken Thursday
  Leslie F. Cathcart, of Centerville R3, near Jerome, Iowa, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 26, 1954 at 12:30 at his home following a lingering illness. He was 83 years, two months and 27 days of age. The deceased was born May 29, 1871 in the State of Pennsylvania.
  He united in marriage with Jean Ross, who survives his passing. The couple had celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary last November 25.
  Mr. Cathcart was a widely known retired farmer. There are seven surviving children as follows: Mrs. Neal Bear, of Centerville; Mrs. Emma Feaster, of Elmhurst, Ill.; Miss Mary Cathcart, instructor in the Chicago schools; James, John, and Leslie, all of this community; and William, of Cheyenne, Wyo. There are eight grandchildren.
  Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later from the Johnson funeral home.
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Daily Iowegian - 27 August 1954
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  Leslie F. Cathcart's funeral services will be held Saturday 2 p.m. from the Johnson Funeral Home with David Lawrence officiating and burial in the Jerome cemetery.

Jane Ross Cathcart, 1875-1956

Daily Iowegian - 19 November 1956
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Sudden Stroke Is Fatal For Pioneer Woman Here
  Jane Cathcart, of Centerville Rural Route 3, was the victim of a sudden stroke, Monday morning November 19, 1956. She was 83 years, two months and 27 days of age.
  She was born in Scotland, Aug. 22, 1875, the daughter of David and Anna Neal Ross. She came to the U.S. at the age of 9.
  Growing to young womanhood here she united in marriage with Leslie Cathcart on November 26, 1892 and has lived in the Jerome vicinity since that time.
  There are seven surviving children who are: Mary Cathcart, of Maywood, Illinois; Mrs. Emma Feaster, of Elmhurst, Illinois; William Cathcart, Wyoming; Leslie Cathcart, of Lehigh, Iowa; John Cathcart, of Jerome, Iowa; Mrs. Neal Bear, of Centerville; James Cathcart, of Centerville; also eight grandchildren, three brothers, Robert and Thomas Ross, of Numa, and John Ross, of Des Moines. She also leaves a sister Mrs. Anna Dalby, of Buringling, Kansas.
  She is preceded in death by her husband Leslie Cathcart, who died August 26, 1954. A son David, two sisters and one brother.
  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Johnson Funeral home with burial in the Jerome cemetery.