|Irma Howard Bickford
October 6, 1907–June 12, 1989
|ONSLOW�Funeral services were held for Irma Bickford, 82 of Onslow on Thursday morning, June 15, at the First Presbyterian Church, Onslow. Burial was at Clay Cemetery, rural Onslow. The Rev. Ron Grimes officiated. The Hayden Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bickford died June 12, 1989 at the Monticello Senior Home, Monticello, where she had lived since October, 1983.
She was born in Clay Township, Jones County on October 6, 1907 to Frank and Belle Howard. She attended Clay Mills county school.
She married Carrell Bickford on November 30, 1927 at Maquoketa. They lived in Onslow, where they owned and operated the Bickford Garage for more than 41 years. Mr. Bickford died in August, 1970.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Onslow.
Survivors are: one daughter, Janet (Mrs. Richard) Brandt of Bettendorf, three sons, Arnold of Anamosa; Dale of Onslow and Jimmy of Monticello; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, two grandchildren, two brothers and five sisters.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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