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Obits > 1952-James Calahan

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
December 1, 1952 - Monday, pg 2
James Callahan, Native Of Tampico, Dies At Cordova Farm Home
James Callahan, a native of Tampico, died suddenly Saturday morning at his farm home near Cordova, after suffering a heart attack.
The body was taken to the Daily Funeral home at Port Byron, where the rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Tuesday.  Wednesday morning the body will be removed to Rapid City, Ill., where a requiem mass will be sung at 10 a.m. in St. John's Catholic Church.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery at Tampico.
He was born in Tampico, March 29, 1903, the son of Dennis and Elizabeth Leahy Callahan, and received his education in the schools there. He had been employed at the John Deere Harvester Co. plant in East Moline and also farmed near Cordova.
Surviving are his wife, one son, Craig;  four sisters, Miss Julia Callahan, Morrison;  Mrs. Kathryn Brown, Sterling; Miss Hazel Callahan, Chicago; and Mrs. Donald Glassburn, Rock Falls; one brother, Edward Callahan, Tampico.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Leo Callahan.


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