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Carrell O. Bickford
July 16, 1904–August 28, 1970
ONSLOW—Carrell O. Bickford, 66, of Onslow, died Friday at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids.
The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Onslow Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Lyle Meester officiating. Burial will be in the Clay cemetery. Visitation will be after 7 this evening at the Hayden funeral home in Wyoming.
Mr. Bickford was born July 16, 1904, in Jackson County, the son of James and Maggie (McCarty) Bickford. He was educated in the Canton and Emeline Schools and lived most of his life in or near Onslow. He married Irma Howard, Nov. 30, 1927. In 1929 he purchased an auto garage in Onslow. Since May of 1948 he served on the Onslow Town Council. He was a member of the Men's Community Club.
Survivors include his widow, two daughters; Mrs. Buford (Dwila) Baker of Onslow and Mrs. Richard (Janet) Brandt of Bettendorf; three sons, Arnold of Anamosa, Dale of Onslow and Jimmy of Wyoming; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Freda Welch of Onslow and Mrs. Neoma Nabb of DeWitt, and two brothers, Matthew of Cedar Rapids and Dillon of Onslow.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two grand children.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt


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