||Arthur Wood Dies While Driving Car
Arthur LeRoy Wood, 62, passed away suddenly Monday, April 5, while driving his automobile. Mr. Wood had been making his home with his daughter, Mrs. Ed Wacker of Scotch Grove. He had formerly lived in Olin.
Wood was born July 23, 1886, the son of Phillip and Lucy Skipton Wood in Cass County, Iowa. He spent his active life farming.
Funeral services will be held from the Campbell funeral home at Olin on Thursday afternoon, April 8. Burial will be at Mayflower cemetery, Oxford Junction.
Mr. Wood is survived by the following children: Delbert N. Wood, Olin; Mrs. Ed (Ida) Wacker, Scotch Grove; Mrs. Emery Wood (Hazel), Olin; Mrs. Lou Reynolds (Grace), Anamosa; and Mrs. Donald Wood, (Geraldine). He is also survived by eight grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Amos Wood, Marion; Mrs. Russell Bowers, Wilton Junction, and Mrs. William French, Wyoming. Also by a step brother, Gerald Skipton, Mason City. Mr. Wood's wife and a son preceded him in death
Submitted by: Kathy Anthony
Source: Monticello Express, 8 April 1948.