|Thomas D. Fagan
Death Occurred at St. Anthony's Home in Dubuque Tuesday Morning
|Thomas D. Fagan, well-known resident of Cascade and Jones county died at St. Anthony's home in Dubuque at an early hour Tuesday morning, February 5th, 1924. He had been at the home since last July.
Thomas D. Fagan was a son of the late Mr. James and Rose (Farley) Fagan, who were pioneer settlers of Washington township, Jones county, and was born in Syracuse, New York, July 26, 1852, and was brought to Iowa by his parents, together with his twin brother, the late David D. Fagan, who preceded him in death January 17, 1920, and other members of the family. They settled on a farm in Jones county, where the deceased remained until 1896 when he came to Cascade and lived here up to the time of his removal to Dubuque last summer.
Mr. Fagan is the last member of the large original Fagan family to answer the final summons. Those preceding him besides his parents, were William, John J., James F., Hugh, Joseph B., David D., Mrs. Kate Carrick and Mrs. Rose Garrity.
After coming to Cascade Mr. Fagan engaged in various occupations. He was a rugged and honest man and was respected in the community.
He is survived by a number of nephews and nieces in Cascade and elsewhere
The remains were brought to Cascade Tuesday night, and taken to the home of Mrs. C. F. Crawford, a niece of the deceased and this (Thursday) morning at 9 o'clock the funeral services were held at St. Martin's church, after which the remains were conveyed to the family burial lot in the cemetery at St. Peter's church, Temple Hill.
Submitted by: Joanne Wilken
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