Obit: McBride, Chester Jerome (1927 – 1963)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames:  McBride, Barker, Minor, Mills, Hanlin, Ward

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/05/1963

McBride, Chester Jerome (04 DEC 1927– 26 AUG 1963)

Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 28 at the Pursel-Davis Chapel at Marshalltown, Iowa, for Chester Jerome McBride 35, of that town.  McBride was killed when working with a crew wrecking the “Old Main” building at the Iowa Soldiers Home at Marshalltown.  The accident happened Monday, August 26.  He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Winnifrod McBride, route 1, Loyal.

Rev. Roger Linser officiated at the services.  Mrs. Leon McBride sang, “Whiter Then Snow”. Burial was made in the Rose Hill Memorial Garden.  Pallbearers were Robert McBride, Leon McBride, Eugene McBride, Wilford McBride, Bud Mills and Howard Barker.

McBride was born December 4, 1927 in Marshalltown, Iowa and was married May 25, 1959 at Unionville, Missouri to Doris M. Barker who survives him.  He lived for 2 ½ years in Waterloo, Iowa and for the past seven months at Loyal.  He was a member of the Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife and parents, McBride is survived by a son, Chester, Jr., a daughter, Joan; a step-son, Richard Minor; a step-daughter, Gayle Minor, all at home; six brothers, Robert McBride, Marshalltown; Leon McBride and Eugene McBride, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Wilford McBride, Clemons, Iowa; Richard McBride and Ronald McBride, Loyal; three sisters, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Hanlin, Montour, Iowa; Mrs. Yynn (Irene) Ward, Melbourne, Iowa; Mrs. Lloyd (Winnifred)Barker, Riverside, California.

Attending from Loyal were his parents and brothers, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. McBride and Richard and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald McBride.




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