Buena Vista County Deaths
1917 End of Year Chronology, Storm Lake Pilot Tribune
The following 1917 deaths were extracted from an end of year chronology from the SL Pilot Tribune. Some dates may represent the day the death was published.
Jan 2--William Rasmussen of Newell dies at Malbone hospital
Jan. 11--Mrs. Lucy Jones Nichols died at Minneapolis
Jan. 17--F. G. Tincknell of Alta dies
Jan. 22--Mrs. W. P. Miller dies at St. Petersburg, Fla.
Jan. 24--Mrs. Edwin Hoch dies at Park Rapids, Minn.
Jan. 28--Mrs. Priscelli Groom dies
Jan. 28--Miss Dora Steen of Grant Twp. dies
Feb. 7--Mrs. Josephine Wallen dies
Feb. 11--W. A. Wilkins victim of pneumonia
Feb. 12--Mrs. Ellen Carey dies
Feb. 16--Death of E. Mauser
Feb. 16--H. C. Cutts found dead in barn
Mar. 1--Mrs. E. P. Curtiss dieds at Greeley, Colo.
Mar. 2--Joseph Kraemer dies after short illness
Apr. 20--Death of John Erickson at an advanced age
Apr. 23--Death of Mrs. Chrisine Weiland
Apr. 25--Harry E. Burt dies at Swallum hospital
Apr. 26--Death of Mrs. D. T. Scorer at Colorado Springs
May 1--Edward DeLand found death from asphyxiation.
May 1--Death of A. J. Swallum
May 6--Death of Dr. L. M. Nusbaum after illness with erysipelas
May 8--Funeral of Dr. Nusbaum
May 12--Mrs. Hannah Hannum died at Letts, Iowa
May 13--Funeral of J. D. B. Sierke
May 14--Burial of Charlotte Smith, daughter of M/M W. A. Smith of Sioux City
May 21--Death of Mrs. A. N. Aldrich
May 23--Death of Ruby Knox at Swallum hospital
May 28--James Robert Breecher, son of William Breecher, dies
May 30--W. M. Lawnsbury died in Cherokee
June 11--Frank Redden dies
June 18--W. L. Clemons dies
July 21--John Brazel died at Norfolk, Va., while in naval service. Is first war victim from county
July 23--Car driven by Mrs. Earl Johnson struck by train near Aurelia and son is killed
July 24--H. H. Peterson of Alta dies
July 29--Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Jones of Alta killed by evening flier
July 29--Charles W. Turner dies
Aug. 20--Henry B. Harding, father of F. M. Harding, dies at son's home
Sept. 13--Bernadette Wright, daughter of E. P. Wright, killed in auto accident
Sept. 18--Nancy Storck, 10 years old, dies of diabetes
Sept. 18--Russell Haines dies
Sept. 22--Little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Jessell died
Sept. 23--Mrs. W. H. Goff succumbs from paralysis
Sept. 25--Mrs. W. L. Smith dies at the age of 82 years
Oct. 19--Body of W. W. Wedgwood, old resident, interred in Storm Lake
Oct. 24--N. W. Richardson, 90 years old, dies at W. L. Geisinger home
Oct. 31--N. Patterson, chairman of board of supervisors, dies suddenly
Nov. 3--J. W. Christopher dies after long illness
Nov. 16--Wilbur, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Holmes meets death in tragic manner
Nov. 24--Mrs. George Erickson killed in auto accident near Alta
Nov. 25--A. R. Biddle died in Rochester, Minn.
Nov. 25--Mrs. Gustaf Anderson dies
Dec. 1--Hon. D. C. Miller of Newell dies in Rockford, Ill.
Dec. 22--Olive Holmes of Northwood interred in Storm Lake cemetery
Dec. 26--A. M. Hallock, Civil war veteran, passes