Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa Thursday, August 7, l924
CHARLES LAWRENCE WARD, son of MARY (ASKIN) WARD and PATRICK WARD, was born on April 23, l886, and departed this life on Wednesday evening, July 9, l924.
On March 24, l9l3, he was united in marriage with MARGARET GROGAN, and to this union were born four children, namely: MAURICE EDWARD, MARY CATHARINE, CHARLES DENNIS and MICHAEL JOHN. All who with the widow are left to mourn the loss of a kind husband and a loving father.
His illness was of a very painful and lingering nature, though he bore his affliction with great patience and fortitude.
Funeral was conducted by Rev. J.C. Maher, of Leon, Iowa. Interment being made in St. Mary's Cemetery, Maloy, Iowa. May he rest in peace. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our sincere thanks to friends and relatives who so kindly assisted during the illness and death of our dear husband and father.
MRS. MARGARET G. WARD and CHILDREN.
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