The Death of a Former Resident
|The funeral of Edward Kiburz of Cedar Rapids was held at the Reformed church in Monticello yesterday afternoon at two o'clock. The services were conducted by Rev. Roland P. Kuentzel, and burial was had at Oakwood cemetery. The services at the grave were in charge of Burns Lodge No. 173 A.F.&A.M. of which lodge the deceased was a member.
Mr. Kiburz was 58 years of age at the time of his decease and had been a bridge foreman for the C.M.&St.P. Ry. for 37 years. His death followed a long period of illness. He had been a resident of Cedar Rapids during the past nine years.
In addition to his wife, Mrs. Margaret Kiburz, he is survived by one daughter, Maud, of Kansas city, Missouri, a graduate trained nurse, and also by one son, Edward George Kiburz at home, two step-daughters, Mrs. E. S. Johnston of Webster City and Mrs. A. J. Moore of Austin, Minnesota. Mr. Kiburz is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Jake Arduser of Monticello, and Mrs. Emma Farney of Spokane, Washington, and three brothers, Samuel Kiburz of Boise, Idaho, Walter J. Kiburz and Arthur H. Kiburz, both of Kansas City, Missouri.
Mr. Kiburz was prominent in fraternal circles, being a member of the Masonic lodge in Monticello, the Knights of Pythias lodge of Cedar Rapids, the order of the Eastern Star at Washington, Iowa, and the brotherhood of Maintenance of Ways of Detroit, Michigan.
Submitted by: Lloyd Raeg
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