John William Douglas

 


 

John William Douglas

22 December 1899 - 11 March, 1948

 John Douglas, 48, Pneumonia Victim

John Douglas, 48, Albia veteran of world war I, died early today in Veterans hospital, Des Moines.

Ill with pneumonia, Mr. Douglas was taken by ambulance to the hospital Wednesday.

A native of Albia, he saw war service with the Rainbow Division. During the second world war he worked at the Ottumwa naval air station.

Surviving are his wife and six children Robert, Johnny, Richard, Janice, Sharon and Diana Lee. A brother, Merl, of Albia, and two step-daughters, Mrs Robert Murphy of Cambridge and Mrs. Herman Waters of Lovilia, also survive.

The body is at Lewis Funeral home. Arrangements for funeral services were not complete at noon today.


Bertha Leona Frazier Douglas

30 June, 1909 - 11 November, 1999

As written in the
Albia Union-Republican
November, 1999

Bertha Douglas Evans

Bertha Douglas Evans, 90, of Albia, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999, at Monroe care Center in Albia. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, 1999, at First Christian Church in Albia. Rev. Ray Hampton officiating. Burial was in Oakview Cemetery in Albia.
She was born June 30, 1909, in Monroe County to Charles and Arvada Harger Fraizer. She married Jack Douglas on July 25, 1932 in Unionville, Mo. He died March 11, 1948. She retired from the V. A. Hospital in Knoxville, as a dietary aids. She had worked at various restauraunts around Albia. She was a member of the trinity united Methodist Church in Albia, The Sweet Adelines, the Eagles Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary in Albia.
She is surrvived by five daughters, Louise Murphy, Lois Kendrick and Sharon Tucker, all of Albia, Janice Jones of Des Moines and Diane Hood of Pheonixville, Penn.; two sons, Robert Douglas of Albany, Ill., and Richard Douglas of Marion; one sister, Cleta Claver of Lovilia; 31 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceeded in death by her parents; husband; two sons, Norman Gale and John Douglas; one grandchild; five brothers and two sisters.
Memorials are open.
Winfield Funeral Home in Albia was in charge of arrangements.


as written in the
Ottumwa Courier
November, 1999

Bertha Evans

ALBIA-Bertha Douglas Evans, 90 of Albia died Nov. 11, 1999 at Monroe County Care Center in Albia.
She was born June 30, 1909, in Monroe County to Steven Douglas and Arvada harger Frazier. She married Jack Douglas on July 25, 1932, in Unionville, Mo.; he died March 11, 1948.
She retired from the Veterans Hospital in Knoxville as a dietary aide. She had worked at various restauraunts around albia. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Albia Sweet Adelines, Eagles Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary in Albia.
She is survived by five daughters, Louise Murphy, Lois Kendrick and Sharon Tucker of albia, Janice Jones of Des Moines and Diane Hood of Pheonixville, Pa.; two sons, Robert of Albany, Ill., and Richard of Marion; a sister, Cleta Claver of Lovilia; 31 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceeded in death by two sons, Norman Gale and John Douglas; a grandchild; five brothers; and two sisters.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at first Christen Church in Albia, the Rev. Ray Hampton officiating. Burial will be in Oakview Cemetery in Albia.
Visitation will be open today at Winfield Funeral Home in Albia with family present.
Pallbearers will be Ron Murphy, Bill Waters, Steve and kevin Douglas, Todd Jones and Doug Tucker.
Memorials may be made to the doner's choice.

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