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Alfreda Gorman Power
Widow of D. Louis Power
Alfreda Power, 88, widow of D. Louis Power died Saturday evening at the Bishop Drumm Home in Des Moines following an extended illness.
She was born at Hale on Sept. 8, 1881 the daughter of Michael and Margaret Cavey Gorman. She graduated from the Anamosa high school in 1909.
Alfreda Gorman and Louis Power were united in marriage Sept. 20, 1922 at Anamosa. The couple made their home in Tipton and later in Anamosa. For the past year and half, she had made her home in Des Moines.
Mrs. Power was a member of St. Patrick Catholic church, Rosary and Altar Society and the Catholic Daughters of America.
Surviving are four children, Mrs. Edwin (Katherine) Becker of Long Beach, Calif.; Thomas Power of Wheaton, Ill., Robert Power of Washington, D.C., and Daniel Power of Des Moines. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Margaret O'Toole of Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and a daughter.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at the St. Patrick Catholic church with burial in Holy Cross cemetery. Rev. Joseph V. O'Brien and Rev. Clem Burke officiated at the services.

Submitted by: Mary Kay Kuhfittig
Source: Anamosa Eureka, Anamosa, Iowa, 14 November 1979

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