HARRY DELMAR WELDON, son of JOHN A. and MARY (SHEEHAN) WELDON, was born January l6, l877, southeast of Grand River, and passed away at the Decatur County Hospital at Leon, Iowa on Monday evening, January 23, l956, at the age of 79 years, 7 days.
HARRY lived on a farm with his parents near Grand River until he was united in marriage to CEDOTHIA ANN CREES in the year, l896.
She preceded him in death in the year of l933. To this union were born four daughters. They are: PEARL WOODSIDE of Burlington, Iowa; FERN FOLAND of Whipholt, Minnesota; MAUDE COLEMAN of Murray, Iowa and JOSEPHINE GREENE, of Grand River, Iowa.
He leaves one brother, JOHN W. WELDON of Cainsville, Misouri and one sister, GRACE ADAMS of Bethany, Missouri. He also leaves four sons-in-law, twelve grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Services were held Thursday, January 26, l956 at St. Patrick's Church of Grand River, Iowa -- Father E.J. Harkin giving the eulogy. Burial was in Grand River Cemetery.
Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert January 11, 2003 *He was my great grandfather.