August 22, 1935
The horseshoe pitching tournament that started on the local grounds Monday
evening was spoiled by the hard rain that set in about 9:00 and made it
necessary to postpone play until the next Monday evening.
Died: Aug. 18, William W. Burrill of Akron, Iowa, from injuries sustained in
auto collision; Aug. 19, Thomas F. Clarey, of Akron.
Born: Aug. 16, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Henrich, south of town; Aug.
17, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hartman, northwest of town; no date, a
son to Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Newberg of Alcester.
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
August 27, 1935
FINAL RITES HELD FOR THOS. CLAREY
Had Lived On Same Farm Forty-Four Years
Funeral services for Thomas F. Clarey, 66, a resident of Akron vicinity, who
died Monday, were held Wednesday in St. Patrick’s church in Akron. Rev. J.
A. Roder officiated and interment was in the church cemetery. Rev. Edward
Keenan, of St. Paul, a nephew of Mr. Clarey, sang the funeral mass.
Mr. Clarey was born in Sioux City, and when a child, with his parents, moved
to Plymouth County. He resided on the same farm, which is six miles south of
Akron, for forty-four years.
Surviving him are his widow; two sons, John, of Merrill, and Clifford of
Akron; two brothers, John W. Clarey, of Minneapolis, and W. H. Clarey, of
Akron, Colo., and three sisters, Mrs. Agnes Keenan, of St. Paul, Mrs. Nellie
Mansfield, of Westfield, and Miss Kate Clarey, of Sioux City. He also is
survived by fifteen grandchildren.
FORMER MERRILL RESIDENT DIES AT ALLEN, NEB.
Otto Blievernicht, a former resident of Merrill, living at Dixon, Neb., died
suddenly Sunday at Allen, Neb. he was 51 years of age.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at the home and the remains
were brought to Merrill for burial beside those of his father, who died at
The Blievernicht family formerly lived in Merrill and were engaged in
IN POLICE COURT.
Ed Howard, farm hand, was picked up by the police Friday night and booked on
a charge of intoxication when arraigned before Mayor H. Grimjes, the morning
of the day after he was fined the usual amount, ten dollars and costs.
Owen Flaherty, who fell by the wayside under the too dominane use of
assorted wines, furnished recognizance’s to abstain from worshipping at the
shrine of Bacchus for at least six months.
J. Miller, of Sioux City, was picked up by Motorcycle Policeman, Jos.
Sutton, on a charge of exceeding the speed limit with his auto. As hearing
in the case was continued until September 3.
Miss Myrne Detloff left Sunday morning for Des Moines, where she will attend
the State Fair.
HERMAN LENSING TAKEN BY DEATH
Funeral services were held Saturday in St. Mary’s church at Remsen for
Herman Lensing, 82, well known resident of Remsen, who died Thursday at the
home of his niece, Mrs. Mary Deitering. He had been in ill health for
Mr. Lensing was a native of Germany and came to this country as a young man.
The family settled in Iowa in early days and for the last eight years Mr.
Lensing was a resident of Remsen. He was the last of a family of three sons
and two daughters.
THOS. R. CONNOLLY TAKEN BY DEATH
Sioux City Journal: Thomas R. Connolly, 43, 507 Iowa Street, died Saturday
morning in a hospital in Des Moines.
Mr. Connolly was born January 8, 1892, in Union county, S.D. he lived in
Sioux City for the last twenty-five years.
Survivors include two sons, Daryl and John; his mother, Mrs. Mary Connolly;
two sisters, Mrs. Winifred Staley and Mrs. R. J. Dietz, all of Sioux City,
and a brother, Dan, of Westfield.
Funeral services were held at 9 o’clock Monday morning in St. Joseph church.
Rev. James Slattery officiated.