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John Gorman
September 10, 1852–December 7, 1931
John Gorman, 79, 1416 A Avenue Northwest, a resident of Cedar Rapids for thirteen years and before that a pioneer farmer in Jones County, died suddenly in his home Monday afternoon. Mr. Gorman lived for many years on a farm near Anamosa and was a prominent stock raiser in Jones county.
Born in Troy, New York, on September 10, 1852, Mr. Gorman came to Hale with his parents when he was five years old. In 1876 he was married to Miss Margaret Curran, the daughter of the late J. C. Curran of Oxford Junction. Mrs. Gorman survives with the following children: John Gorman, Jr., in Keswick; the Rev. Daniel A. Gorman of Gilbert; George C. Gorman and Raymond F. Gorman of Cedar Rapids; Sister M. George and Sister M. Alfreda, of the Sisters of Humility; and Sister M. Danieleta of the B.V.M. Three children, James R. Gorman, Michael J. Gorman, and Margaret Gorman, preceded Mr. Gorman in death.
Mr. Gorman was a brother of the late Bishop D. M. Gorman of Boise, Idaho, and is survived by the following brothers and sisters, Dr. T. C. Gorman of Cedar Rapids, George C. Gorman of Waterloo, Sister M. Daniel of Clinton, Mrs. John Sexton of Independence, and Mrs. John Hanson of Waterloo.
Mr. Gorman’s body was taken to Beatty’s mortuary. His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. this Thursday from St. Patrick’s church with burial in Toronto, Iowa.—Cedar Rapids Gazette

Submitted by: Mary Kay Kuhfittig
Source: The Wyoming Journal, Wyoming, Iowa, Thursday December 10, 1931

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