Funeral services were held this Monday afternoon at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev Gary Arp officiating.Burial was in the church cemetery with Walker-Merrick Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. He and his wife coming West settled at Camp Point, Ill., where his real birth took place Aug 27, 1865, when he was born again into the kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom he belonged and whom he served, from that date to the time of his death, or more than fifty-five years. Snodgrass read the following tribute to the memory of Mr Bisbee, specially referring to his connection with the Christian church: "Brother Bisbee was born and married in Vermont.Memorials are suggested to Clarinda Lutheran School or American Cancer Society.Eickemeyer Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.Barr, Hal - Hal Barr died Saturday - Mr Hal Barr, 91, of Clarinda died Saturday afternoon at Goldenrod Manor after a long illness. I and had worked in the Yorktown Savings Bank for several years.He was born Aug 22, 1891, in Clark County, Iowa, the son of Robert Henry and Hester Tallman Barr. On August 12, 1924 he was married to Nellie Hartstack who survives.
For the past twenty-seven years he has been the able assistant of William Orr in his law office, and for some of the twenty-seven years in the law office of Mr Orr and partner, W. The abandonment of the Wabash leaving him without a job, he became bookkeeper for the creamery then run by J. Chiles, afterward run by Chiles Bros., until the creamery quit business.
He then came into the law office of William Orr, where up until the time of his death he had charge of the insurance department, even after Mr Orr formed a partnership, the firm, now being Orr & Turner. Uniting with the Christian Church at Camp Point, Ill., when but a young man, Brother Bisbee has remained a staunch member and influential member until the close of his career. Preceding Star in death were her paternal and maternal grandparents; maternal great-grandparents; and brother, Flagg Murphy. She graduated in 1940 from Clarinda High School where she was the valedictorian.
The last insurance policy which he wrote was dated Jan. He was elected a deacon of the church at Camp Point. Survivors include her parents, Ryan Murphy, Claremont, New Hampshire; Marie Murphy, Glenwood; brother, Travis Wymore, Kansas City, Mo.; Levi Platt, Horton, Kan.; sister, Lyndsey Baker, Omaha, Neb.; brother, Cooper Murphy, Clarinda; two nieces; four nephews and many friends. Frances Fawcett Ball passed away peacefully at home on Nov. She fought a long and courageous battle with cancer. She also was the shorthand and typing champion of Iowa. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty (Jarvis) Barlow; son, Rodney and wife Marcia; daughter, Kay Barlow, all of Omaha; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Chambers, Denison, IA; brother Denzel, Clarinda, IA; nieces and nephews.
Edna is survived by her husband, Robert, of Clarinda; three sons, Larry and his wife Janice, Byron and his wife Gail, and Roger, all of Clarinda; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren; sister-in-law Berniece Steeve, Clarinda; and special family friend Wes Mc Leash of Clarinda.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 5, at Immanuel Luthern Church with burial at Immanuel Cemetery.