Margaret Ellen CALHOUN 2 3
- Born: 25 Jan 1909, Wharton, Wharton Co, TX 1 2
- Marriage (1): Ira Rouse WICKHAM on 2 Jul 1928 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 1 2
- Died: 8 Feb 1998, Montrose, Lee Co, IA at age 89 1
- Buried: 11 Feb 1998, Montrose Cem, Montrose, Lee Co, IA 1
1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Lee Co, Jefferson Twp: Ellen M. Calhoun, 16, single, 10th grade education, b. TX, father: S. H. Calhoun who was b. IA, mother: Vida Reisland who was b. IA and married IA, Protestant. She was living with her parents and siblings.
OBIT, Feb. 11, 1998: MONTROSE, IA -
Margaret Ellen Wickham, 89, of Montrose, Iowa, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 1998 at her son's home, in Davenport, Iowa. She was born Jan. 25, 1909, in Pierce, Texas, the daughter of Sherman Harrison and Vida Moss Reisland Calhoun. She married Ira Rouse Wickham on July 2, 1928, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1970.
Survivors include: two son, Theodore (Ted) Wickham of Davenport and James (Jim) Wickham of Montrose; a daughter, Ruby C. Pihl-Wickham of Fort Madison; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Albert VanAusdall; a daughter, Norma Jean Pihl, who preceded her in death on May 1, 1994; four brothers, Sherman Fredrick Calhoun, Theodore Roosevelt Calhoun, Lawrence "Shorty" Merrell Calhoun and Clarence Irvin Calhoun; two sisters, Mary Leona Hagmeier and Ruby Phyllis Kleinert; and a great-grandson.
She was retire, having been employed at Wicks in Montrose, until the business closed.
Graveside services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Montrose Cemetery
in Montrose, with the Rev. Scott Nesbitt officiating. Visitation was today at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, with family meeting friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
SSDI: Margaret E. Wickham; b. Jan. 25, 1909; d. Feb 8, 1998; issued IA; last residence: Montrose, Lee Co, IA.
Margaret married Ira Rouse WICKHAM, son of Nathan WICKHAM and Dora BOND, on 2 Jul 1928 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA.1 2 (Ira Rouse WICKHAM was born on 3 Sep 1904 in West Point, Lee Co, IA 2 4 and died in Nov 1970 in Montrose, Lee Co, IA 4.)