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I found this really old Highschool Annual/Yearbook on ebay and thought I'd share it with you guys.
1919 Red Oak Highschool Pep Annual, Montgomery Co., IA If this link does not work go to ebay
and use this item number to find the item. 5559338663. Hope this helps someone!
Word was recieved last night of the passing of Dixie Arlene Laire, a
wonderful and loyal friend and supporter of Montgomery County IAGenWeb. For
those of you who did not know Dixie, she was a very giving lady who spent
many hours scanning and contributing items to Montgomery County IAGenWeb.
She loved Montgomery County.
Dixie's brother and sister in law sent the following obituary to all of the
people Dixie had in her email address book.
Dixie Arlene Laire, 47, of Red Oak, died at home Sat., Jan. 29. She had
suffered with rheumatoid arthritis from the age of three. A memorial
service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Feb. 5, at
Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home in Red Oak, with burial of ashes to
follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak.
Born December 11, 1957 in Corning, Ia., Dixie spent her childhood on a farm
east of Sciola, north of Villisca. She graduated from Villisca Community
Schools in 1975 and attended Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, Ia.
She lived a few years in Ottumwa, Ia., Macon, Mo., and Pella, Ia., before
relocating to Red Oak in 1987.
Dixie had a passion for genealogy. She researched extensively and shared -
contributing to the historical background of the Tefft Ferry House, Elliott,
Ia., and to the collections of the Montgomery County Historical Society.
The family suggests memorials be directed to: Tefft Ferry House, C/O Betty
M. Sanny, Cass County Mormon Trails Association, PO Box 216, Lewis IA
51544; the Montgomery County Historical Society, PO Box 634, Red Oak IA
51566; or the Arthritis Foundation.
Preceding Dixie in death were: her father, Mervin Laire, in 1994; her
mother, Helen (Miller) Laire, in 1967; and her grandparents, Harry and Essie
(Wilson) Laire and William H. and Violet (Johannes) Miller.
Surviving are: Dixie's brother and his wife, Steve and Rita Laire, Omaha,
Nebr.; a nephew, SSG Steven Laire, his wife, Cindi, Autumn and Rebecca,
Dixon, Mo.; a niece, Wendy (Laire) and Tommy Dunkin, Dawson and Delaney,
Excelsior Springs, Mo.; and, a nephew, Joshua Laire, his wife, Tatum,
Kindyl, Kinzie, Kalyn and Keyton, Excelsior Springs. Other survivors
include numerous cousins and her aunts and uncles: Margaret and Newell
Laire, Stennett; Awanda Woods, Red Oak; Jean and Bill Miller, Wimberly,
Tex.; and, JoAnn Miller, Villisca.
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