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Ezra Cary + Lucinda Mary Boyer
Charles John Frederick Lembke + Anna Barbara Eggimann
Ervin LeRoy (Roy) Cary11 FEB 1889 -- 9 APR 1962avatar
Rosa (Rose) Verena Lembke13 APR 1885 -- 14 JUL 1954avatar
Marriage18 DEC 1939


Maurice Carl Cary

Birth4 AUG 1914
Death4 NOV 1993
Grave9 NOV 1993
located east of Macedonia, Iowa
Aged: 79.3 years
Maurice Carl Cary
Birth: August 4, 1914 Henderson, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA
Died: November 4, 1993 Westmont Care Center, Harrison County Logan
Family Links: Parents: Ervin LeRoy Cary (1889 - 1962)
Rosa Verena Lembke Cary (1885 - 1954)
Spouse: Elizabeth Ann DeKay Married on December 18, 1939
Children: James Russell Cary
born January 24, 1941 near Avoca, Iowa
Judith Ann Cary Ronk
born August 11, 1943 in Atlantic, Iowa
Helen Rosalie Cary Sprague
born January 28, 1945 in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Steven Maurice Cary
born October 7, 1946 in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Robert Ervin LeRoy Cary
born December 12, 1951 at Council Bluffs, Iowa
Siblings: Eugene Cary (1910 - 1910)
Darrell Melvin Cary (1911 - 1998)
Maurice Carl Cary (1914 - 1993)
Doris Maxine Cary (1916 - 1992)
Hilda Cary (1922 - 1922)
Buried: Wheeler Grove Cemetery Carson Pottawattamie County Iowa USA
Created by: Connie Silk Fenn
Record added: March 21, 2016
Find A Grave Memorial# 159849194

Elizabeth Ann DeKay

Birth30 OCT 1919
Death27 MAR 1988
Graveabt 1988
Aged: 68.4 years
Elizabeth Ann DeKay Cary
Birth: October 30, 1919 Pottawattamie County Iowa, USA
Death: March 27, 1988 Wichita Sedgwick County Kansas, USA

Elizabeth Ann was born in October 30, 1919, the oldest of 13 babies born to Carl and Lois DeKay.
She was raised on their family family, and, as the oldest assumed many family responsibilities at a young age. Elizabeth attended Waveland School until Grade 8, then went to High School in Griswold, Iowa, graduating there in 1937. She married Maurice Cary, son of a neighboring farmer. They became parents of 5 children, James, Judith, Helen, Steven, and Robert. The family made their home first near Avoca, Iowa, then moved to farm of Elizabeth's grandparents near her parents' home. Later, they moved to Persia, Iowa. After retirement, they spent winters in Arizona, along with many of Elizabeth's siblings.
Elizabeth was actively involved in senior citizens groups in Persia and Harrison County.
She was member of the Persia Kitchen Band, and the United Methodist Church in Persia.
For many years, she was a Sunday School teacher. Elizabeth's family was very important to her,
and she was a family genealogist.
Elizabeth died on the way home from Arizona in March, 1988, after emergency heart surgery at a Wichita, Kansas Hospital at age 68.
Services for Elizabeth were held in both Persia and Griswold, in order to accommodate her many friends and large family. Burial was in Wheeler Grove Cemetery. She left to mourn her husband, Maurice, 5 children, 19 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 3 brothers and 7 sisters.
Family links: Parents: Carl Dekay (1898 - 1977)
Lois Helen Mewhirter DeKay (1898 - 1979)
Spouse: Maurice Carl Cary (1914 - 1993)
Siblings: Elizabeth Ann DeKay Cary (1919 - 1988)
Charles Lester Dekay (1920 - 1920)*
Edith May DeKay Mundorf (1921 - 1994)*
Frances Helen DeKay Silk (1922 - 2007)*
Robert Eugene DeKay (1927 - 2015)*
Rilla Jean DeKay Shires (1928 - 2012)*
Baby Boy Dekay (1934 - 1934)*
Burial: Wheeler Grove Cemetery Macedonia Pottawattamie County Iowa
Created by: Connie Silk Fenn
Record added: March 21, 2016
Find A Grave Memorial# 159849072
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  1. Findagrave Maurice Carl Cary
  2. (& 3) Personal: Viola (Horn) Krecklow;
  1. Findagrave Elizabeth Ann DeKay Cary
  2. (& 3) Personal: Viola (Horn) Krecklow;
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