OBITUARY FOR JAMES P. McPHERSON
Maj. Wm. B. McPherson, the oldest of the family, was the only one unable to attend the funeral, he being in Alberta, Canada. The funeral was held at Verona, Aug. 13. Those attending were Mrs. and Mrs. James B. McPherson of Lawler, Ia.; Peter McPherson of Lime Springs, Ia.; Mrs. E. P. Blair of Clear Lake, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. H. Watts of Creamery, Ia.; J. B. McPherson and sons, LeRoy and Furman, and daughter, Mrs. Bert Davey, of Dodgeville; J. B. McPherson, Jr., of Rockford, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. H. Ireland and daughters Estella and Lucy, of Madison, and Mr. and Mrs. Burmeister and family of Middleton. He was a kind and loving husband and father.
He was a prominent democratic politician and justice of the peace for many years and stood in high esteem of his neighbor.