Family: Blough, Wilbur F./Ford, Harriet E. (F17993)

m. 21 Aug 1940  


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  • Blough,  Wilbur F.Father | Male
    Blough, Wilbur F.

    Born  8 Oct 1917  Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Dec 1993  Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Married  21 Aug 1940  [1, 2]  619 Falls Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Ford,  Harriet E.Mother | Female
    Ford, Harriet E.

    Born  14 Feb 1919  Mystic, Appanoose, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Apr 2016  Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
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    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 15 May 2018.
      The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 21 Aug 1940, page 6

      Harriet Ford Is Married at Noon to Wilbur Blough

      At noon on Wednesday in the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ford, 619 Falls avenue, Miss Harriet Ford was married to Wilbur Blough, son of Otis Blough, 181 Mullan avenue west, with Rev. Lew C. Harris, pastor of Central Church of Christ, officiating at the single ring ceremony.

      The bride's sister, Jean, and Wayne Roth, cousin of the groom, attended the couple. Mrs. Blough wore rust velvet, and her sister wore light blue sharkskin. Both had corsages.

      Mr. and Mrs. Ford will be hosts at a 7 o'clock reception Wednesday evening in their home to 35 guests.

      The bride is employed by the F. W. Woolworth company and the groom by the Slight pharmacy. They will be at home at 619 Falls avenue.

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 15 May 2018.
      The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 26 Dec 1993, page 21

      Wilbur F. Blough, 76, of 1125 Lantern Square, died Friday, Dec. 24, at Americana Healthcare Center of cancer.

      He was born Oct. 8, 1917, in Waterloo, the son of Otis and Emma Hein Blough. He married Harriet Ford Aug. 21, 1940, in Waterloo.

      Mr. Blough was sales manager at Wintcrbottom Plumbing & Heating, retiring in 1982 after 41 years of employment. He served in the U.S. Army during World II.

      Survived by: his wife; three sons, Dr. Michael J. of Cedar Falls, Steven C of Waterloo and Nilcs D. of Washburn; Washburn; a daughter, Janet Dirks of Waterloo; and eight grandchildren.

      Preceded in death by: a sister, Lucile Campbell.

      Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at O'Keefe & Towne-Grarup & Waychoff Funeral Home; and an hour before services Tuesday at the church.

      Memorials: to Cedar Valley Hospice, Sunrise Exchange Petting Zoo or the church.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith



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