Obit: Bequette, Archie (1895 - 1988)
----Source: Augusta Area Time 11-2-1988
Archie Bequette, 93, of the Fairchild Nursing Home passed away Thursday, October 27, 1988 at the home. Archie Bequette, son of Henry and Mathilda Miller Bequette was born July 25, 1895 in Fairchild. He was united in marriage to Eva Elsner on April 11, 1916 at Fairchild. The couple lived in the Town of Cleveland, Jackson County, where Archie farmed and also worked for the Town of Cleveland Highway Department for many years. They moved into the Village of Fairchild in 1955 and he entered the Fairchild Nursing Home in 1975. He is survived by two sons, Orville Bequette of Mason City, Iowa; and Donald Bequette of Mankato, Minnesota; one daughter, Harriet Gorkowski of Clear Lake, Iowa; three grandchild and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mabel Doehrs. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 29, 1988 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fairchild with Rev. Merlin Sasman officiating. Burial was in the Fairchild Cemetery. Anderson Funeral Home of Augusta was in charge of the arrangements.
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