Thurman,Fremont Co. Iowa
Thursday July 11,1918
Another Old Veteran Answers Last Roll Call
John HARROW a resident of Thurman for a number of years, and a veteran of the Civil War died at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs on Friday July 5, from the effects of cancer, with which he had been afflicted for a number of years. His remains, accompanied by relatives wre brought here Sunday for burial. They were taken directly from the train to the Methodist church, where Rev. STRONG, the Pastor, conducted the services. Burial was made in the Thurman Cemetery beside the remains of the deceased first wife, who died several years ago.
Mr. HARROW was a native of Virginia, having been born in Green Brier County that state in 1840. In the Civil War of the rebellion he served his country faithfully and well as a Calvareyman for almost three years, entering the service in August 1862. Peace had been declared some months when he recieved his discharge in 1865. He is survived by his four children, John HARROW, son, a resident of South Dakota. Daughters, Mrs. Effie BETTS and Mrs. Caroline ANDERSON of Minnesota and Mrs. Fannie WILLIAMS of Grand Island, Nebraska.
The cancer with which Mr. HARROW was afflicted and which was the ultimate cause of his death first appeared on his lip about two yers ago. It was removed by surgeons in Council Bluffs, but the relief gained was only for a short period as the malignant growth re-appeared, this time father down and took root in the glands of the neck. His sufferings were severe, but he bore all with patience and great fortitude.