1914 - 2009
||Elsie Frances Green [1, 2] |
||12 Mar 1914
||Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa [2, 3, 4, 5]
||Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa [2, 4]
|Yarmouth High School |
||Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa 
||25 Dec 2009
||Prairie Ridge Care and Rehabilitation, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa [2, 5]
||29 Dec 2009
||Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa 
|The Hawk Eye |
- Elsie Frances Housman, 95, of Sperry, died at 12:10 p.m. Friday, December 25, 2009, at Prairie Ridge Care and Rehab in Mediapolis.
Born March 12, 1914, in Yarmouth, she was the daughter of John and Emma Vandermark Green. On April 11, 1936, she married Howard G. Housman in Burlington. He died April 25, 1994.
Mrs. Housman farmed in Sperry with her husband. She graduated from Yarmouth High School. She was a member of Sperry United Methodist Church, the Women's Society at church and Willing Workers.
Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Elaine Fell of Orange, California; one son, David Housman of Moulton; and two great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one grandchild, her parents, three sisters and two brothers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Lunning Chapel in Burlington.
The funeral for Mrs. Housman will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sperry United Methodist Church with the Reverend Jeff Kodis officiating. Lunch will follow at the church. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington.
A memorial has been established for Sperry United Methodist Church.
|Social Security Administration Information
- Elsie Housman; born: 12 March 1914; died: 25 December 2009 (V); last residence: 52650 (Sperry, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 484-62-5801; state where issued: Iowa
||30 Dec 2009
||Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa 
||28 Feb 2014 |
||George Allen "John" Green, b. 1 Feb 1883, Marshall Township, Louisa County, Iowa , d. 31 Jan 1917, south of Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa |
||Emma Viola Vandermark, b. 17 Jul 1881, Iowa , d. 25 Mar 1962 |
||3 Feb 1904
||Des Moines County, Iowa [7, 8, 9]
|Iowa Marriage Records
- Name: George A. Green; Birthplace: Louisa County, Iowa; Spouse's Name: Emma V. Vandermark; Spouse's Birth Date: 1882; Spouse's Birthplace: Des Moines County, Iowa; Spouse's Age: 22; Event Date: 3 February 1904; Event Place: Des Moines County, Iowa; Father's Name: George A. Green; Mother's Name: Mollie Whistler; Spouse's Father's Name: Elijah Vandermark; Spouse's Mother's Name: Anna; Race: White; Marital Status: Single; Spouse's Race: White; Spouse's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00004-9; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Gs Film Number: 0956357; Reference Id: 2:3HB62VP
||Howard Glenn Housman, b. 10 Oct 1913, Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa , d. 25 Apr 1994, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa |
||11 Apr 1936
||Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa [1, 2]
- There were two children from this marriage.
||21 Jan 2014 |
||Elsie Frances (Green) Housman|
Elsie Frances Green was born March 12, 1914, in Yarmouth, Iowa, and died Christmas day 2009 at the Prairie Ridge Care and Rehabilitation in Mediapolis, Iowa. She is buried at Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington, Iowa. Elsie married Howard Glenn Housman (1913-1994) April 11, 1936, in Burlington.
- [S6237] Housman, Howard Glenn - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 11A, April 27, 1994; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S6238] Housman, Elsie Frances (Green) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, December 29, 2009; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S588] Veromi Report (Reliability: 3).
- [S8839] Yarmouth High School Graduates (Reliability: 3).
- [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).
- [S7063] Hetherington, Nellie Golden (Green) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 28, August 25, 1966; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S7061] World Connect - Bradley, Broughton, Carter, Emerson, Hetherington, Humbert, Luther, Miles, Terrell & Whitaker families: lpluther, (last updated: 2010-05-17 16:59:42 UTC (Mon), contact Lisa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).
- [S12699] Green, George Allen "John" - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 8, 1917; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).