|Sarah Jane Barton Loomis
Mrs. Aretus Francis Loomis
February 16, 1857–April 16, 1942
|Sara Jane with her son Barton A. Loomis Sr.||Sarah Jane Loomis died at her home in Cedar Rapids Thursday. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Barton, she was born in Norwichville, Canada, February 16, 1857. She came to Anamosa with her husband, A. F. Loomis, in 1896. He was employed as guard at the men's reformatory here until his death in 1924, after which Mrs. Loomis made her home in Cedar Rapids with a daughter, Mrs. J. B. Niles. In addition to her daughter, she is survived by a son, Barton A., of Columbus, Ohio, and six grandchildren, Lieut. Barton A. Loomis of Fort Knox, Ky., Roland Niles of Los Angeles, Keith Niles of Carthage, Mo., Dorthea Haskins of Cedar Rapids, Sidney Niles of Cedar Rapids, and Dora Dayhoff of Los Angeles. Funeral services will be conducted at Beam and Miller's chapel in Anamosa Sunday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery.
Submitted by: Bart Loomis
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