|m.Louva Marry Hourihan|
The Salem Weekly News Jan 27, 1938
HOLLIS LOREN FORBES
The Congregational church was filled with relatives and friends for the funeral services of Hollis Forbes, Wednesday afternoon of last week.Many coming for the communities of Iowa City, Fairfield, Mt. Pleasant and Salem. The men of the department of Louden's factory and in which Mr. Forbes was an electric welder, attended the services in a body as well as members of the Salem O.E. S. chapter. The abundance of beautiful flowers and the large number of persons present was symbolic of the esteem and love of the many friends of Hollis and his family. Rev. Gilbert Voorhies, pastor of the Fairfield Presbyterian church read a number of portions of the scripture and soft music was played on the piano by Mrs. Voorhies. Interment was in the South cemetery and the close friendswho were pall bearers were Ralph Coppock, Iowa City; Ted Jerrell, Ed. Caldwell, Mt. Pleasant; H. B. Gentry, Fairfield; Wilbur Watts and Ralph White, Salem.
Hollis Loren Forbes, son of James and Mary Kerr Forbes, was born at Sagauche, Colorado June 1, 1902. In 1923 he moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, where for a number of years he made his home with his mother and sister.
he was married to Miss Louva Hourihan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Hourihan, Salem, Iowa, June 29, 1930. For some time they resided at Salem where he was employed in the postoffice. Since 1936, he has been employed at the Louden machinery company, Fairfield, Iowa.
He passed away on January 17, 1938 fo9llowing an operation a month before for mastoids. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, who died in infancy. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Louva Forbes, Fairfield, and one sister, Miss Florence Forbes, Mt. Pleasant.
We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the many kindnesses as extended to us in our recent bereavement.
Mrs. Hollis Forbes,
Miss Florence J. Forbes
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