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Dorothy Thomas

Female 1899 - 1973


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  • Name  Dorothy Thomas  [1, 2
    Born  24 Sep 1899  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Non-line Spouse 
    • She remarried to C. E. Butcher after the dath of Russell Grim.
    High School  1917  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Wapello High School 
    Died  30 Apr 1973  Burlington Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Obituary  1 May 1973  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Morning Sun (IA) -- Mrs. Dorothy Butcher. 73, Morning Sun, died Monday. April 30. at Burlington Memorial hospital.

      She was burn in Wapello September 24, 1899, to Daniel and Jennie E. McGill Thomas. She married Russell Grim April 27, 1920; he died in 1950. On June 22, 1963, she married C. E. Butcher in Morning Sun.

      Mrs. Butcher, a 1917 Wapello high school graduate, taught for many years in Louisa and Muscatine county schools. She was secretary of the Wapello Cemetery Association and a member of First Presbyterian church in Wapello.

      Surviving: The husband; sons Neil Grim, Columbus Junction, and Delbert, California; daughter Wanda J. Poggemiller, Wapello; stepson Robert Butcher, at home: stepdaughters Helen Housman, Yarmouth, and Mrs. Eva May Corey, Morning Sun; sister Mrs. Towy Baxter, Morning Sun; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

      Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday, First Presbyterian church. Wapello, Reverend Elbert Larvick; Wapello cemetery. The body is at Pierce funeral home, Morning Sun.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [2
    • Name: Dorothy Grim; Sex: F; Born: 1899; Died or Buried: 1973; Age: 74; Buried: Wapello (township = Wapello); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page W-52; Notes: 1899-1973; wife of J. Russell.
    Buried  2 May 1973  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID  I18833  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family 1  James Russell "Russell" Grim,   b. 18 Aug 1896, near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1950, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Apr 1920  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. James Delbert "Delbert" Grim,   b. 31 Mar 1921, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1988, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Neil Eugene Grim,   b. 8 Nov 1922, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 2013, Halcyon House, Washington, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Wanda Jean Grim
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F6693  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Charles Ernest "Jake" Butcher,   b. 3 Sep 1897, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1978, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Jun 1963  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F21910  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S2151] Grim, James "Russell" - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, April 27, 1950; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S10360] Ancestry Public Member: Alix and Travis Tree (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S2754] Butcher, Dorothy (Thomas/Grim) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7, May 1, 1973; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4310] Butcher, Charles Earnest "Jake" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 22, March 19, 1978; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).