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Chester MALLORY

Dell Rapids Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Birth: Jun. 13, 1875
Death: Dec. 15, 1953
Funeral Conducted for C.A. Mallory Dec. 17th

Funeral services were held on Thursday afternoon, December 17th, for C.A. Mallory who died suddenly on Tuesday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth Cobb, with whom he had made his home for the past few years. Services were conducted at the Methodist Church by the pastor, Rev. R.O. Moberly. Burial was in the Dell Rapids Cemetery.

Chester A. Mallory was born June 13, 1875 at Waukesha, Wisc. The family moved to Flandreau when he was a young lad, where he grew to manhood. He was united in marriage in 1889 to Miss Zaida Richardson of Dell Rapids. They resided on a farm north of Dell Rapids for a couple years, moving into town in 1900, where he had since made his home. They were the parents of three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Cobb of Dell Rapids; Mrs. Irene Lewis, Sioux Falls; Mrs. Juanita Wendt of Downey, California.

Mrs. Mallory passed away January 3, 1932. He was remarried July 24, 1933 to Mrs. Jennie Jones, and they have made Dell Rapids their home. Besides the daughter and his widow, he is survived by four grand children and several great grand children and a sister who resides in Washington.

Mr. Mallory was a kindly man liked by everyone who knew him. He had held various positions during his lifetime, at one time being the editor of the Clear Lake weekly newspaper. He liked woodcraft and was capable of turning out the finest kind of work. In spite of a handicap by loosing an arm in a hunting accident many years ago, he continued his work and completed the beautiful home of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth Cobb in Dell Rapids. He also liked horticultural work and for several years was custodian of the Dell Rapids Park, and took great delight in keeping the building and ground in beautiful condition.

He had many friends who will miss his always cheerful greetings.

Contributed on 4/23/09 by dellsfig68
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Submitted: 4/23/09 • Approved: 4/24/09 • Last Updated: 8/14/15 • R7224-G0-S3

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