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James and Alma (Jewell) LaTurno, Raymond J. LaTurno

Alma Jewell was born January 31, 1890 in Nuckolls County Nebraska to James S. Jewell and Ora C. Milner, dying October 1956 as Alma Jewell Laturno.
James S. Jewell died in 1917, and is buried in Yuma # 50842380, with Ora dying in 1959 # 50842384.

In 1900 Ida County, Iowa, Joseph Laturno is 45, Mary 38, Joseph 17, James 15, Maggie 13, Genes 9, Elizabeth 7, Raymond 5, and Emma 2.

In 1910 Crawford County, Iowa, Joseph is 54, Mary 47, Joseph 27, Agnes 19, Elizabeth 17, Rayond 15, Emma 12, and Mabel 9.
Emma married Leo Grady, and is buried in Portland as Emma Graves 1898-1987 # 141172787.

May 1909 "Jimmie LaTurno was homesteading the front end of the week seeing after the planting of his corn. He reports things looking good to him and hopes to be able to furnish plenty of corn for his neighbors."

November 1910 "Jim LaTurno and Jack Jessup have opened an eating house in the rear of the W. O. Tuttle pool hall, which will be known as the One Minute Lunch Counter. The boys have a great many friends here and will undoubtedly make a success of their undertaking."

January 18, 1911
Agnes had visited Jim in Yuma.

December 27, 1912 "James LaTurno left for Manila, Iowa to spend the holidays with his father and mother."
February 1913 Wray, Colorado "Miss Alma Jewell stopped off on her way from Guide Rock, Nebr., to Yuma last Friday night to visit with the Pollard girls a day or two."

January 26, 1912 Yuma "Having secured the services of J. E. Laturno, tonsorial artist, we are now ready to do all kinds of first class barber work. Haircutting a specialty. Baths and laundry in connection.
G. W. Nelson , Proprietor"
February 23, 1912
August 1912 "Mrs. G. W. Nelson and Miss Mina Enos are in Denver this week buying their fall and winter millinery stock. See their ad on the last page of this issue."

August 22, 1913

April 13, 1916

March 30, 1916

January 2, 1914 Yuma
January 9, 1914 "Harry Stephens and Nelson Tribbett this week purchased the G. W. Nelson barber shop, closing the deal yesterday. J. E. LaTurno will have charge of the business for the new owners, while Mr. Nelson, with Mrs. Nelson, will devote his full time to their store and bakery."

March 1914 "Mrs. J. E. LaTurno and sister, Miss Ruth Jewell, left Monday night for Guide Rock, Nebr., to visit relatives and friends."
October 1914 "Mr. and Mrs. J. E. LaTurno now occupy rooms in the Shrock residence, having moved in last Friday."
James Joseph LaTurno was born at Yuma December 7, 1915, dying November 1943.

February 1917 "James Laturno and family of Yuma motored through Wray yesterday morning on their way to Superior, Nebraska, where they go to visit with relatives and friends."

May 1917 "Mr.and Mrs. James LaTurno and children, who came down last week to attend the funeral of Mrs. LaTurno's father, the late James S. Jewell, returned to Greeley Monday."

James Elmer Laturno registered for WWI in Towner, Colorado, a painter

Mary Laturno, dying 1919, is buried in Yuma, # 60544781.

March 21, 1919

In 1930 Denver, James LaTurno is 45, born in Iowa, a printer, with Alma 40 Nebraska, James 14 Dorothy 12, and Maxine R. 9.

April 20, 1933

James and Alma are alone in 1940 Denver.

James Elmer LaTurno registered for WWII, living at 225 S. Newton, Denver, born March 7, 1885 at State Center, Iowa.

November 14, 1946
One tree said he was born March 7, 1885 at State Center, Marshall COunty, Iowa

April 13, 1967
Dorothy Laturno married Carl F. McPleveny on February 14, 1936, recorded in Denver.

Dorothy LaTurno married C. H. Elton Welsh on October 7, 1939, recorded in Arapahoe County.

Dorothy A. Welsh 1917-2003 # 134225721 buried in Mount Olivet, with Charles H. Elton Welsh 1915-2004.
Dorothy Amelia born Oct 6, 1917 and Yuma, regustered as Dorothy McElveny in 1938

Maxine Laturno married Fred Folte on Sept 3, 1939, recorded in Arapahoe County.

She registered as Ruth Maxine Foltz in 1942, and Ruth M. Hose in 1958.

Ruth Maxine Laturno was born July 17, 1920 at Yuma, marrying Francis J. Hose, and is buried in Mount Olivet 1920-2003 # 143592542, wtih Francis J. 1913-1992.
June 24, 2003 "Born : To Mike and Kim Baumbach of Greeley, a daughter, Hannah Louise. Grandparents are John and Shirley Kemper and Diane Fitzgerald, all of Longmont, and Chuck and Margie Baumbach of Gill. Great - grandparent is Micki Hose of Denver."

Died : Ruth M. Hose of Denver. Wife of the late Francis J. Hose. Mother of Diane Fitzgerald, Randy Hose, Nancy (Joe) Heffner, Darlene (Dan) Farley, Stephen (Lorrie) Hose and Patricia Bradley. Also survived by 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. Sister-in-law of Charles E. Welsh, Virginia Percival and Ann Marsh. Mass of Christian Burial, 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary. Entombment, Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Assoc., Rocky Mountain Chapter, 789 Sherman, Denver, CO 80203.
Published in Denver Post from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2003 -

James Joseph Laturno Jr. married Rosalie Salito on July 10, 1938, recorded in Denver.

James' brother Raymond was born April 2, 1895 in Ida Grove, Iowa, and was in Yuma for WWI service.

October 1915 Manilla Iowa "Raymond LaTurno of Yuma, Colo., arrived here last Wednesday for a visit with his father and sisters at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S.E. VanOrsdol and with Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Potter."

Raymond was in New York in 1920, single, a chauffer. He's buried in Farmingdale 1895-1953 # 2732448, with Catherine 1894-1966.


The tree said James' father Joseph H. LaTurno (LaTourneau) was born 1856 in Quebec, and died in Walkertown Iowa in 1943.
December 15, 1943 "Funeral services were held at 9 a m Monday from the Sacred Heart Catholic church for Joseph L. LaTurno, 87, who died at his home here Saturday The services were conducted by the Rev Father Hyland and burial was in Mount Olivet cemetery He was born in Canada and came to Manilla many years ago and engaged in work of a carpcn- tei and biicklayei."

James' sister Elizabeth married Seaborn VanOsdol in 1910, and is buried in Manilla 1892 -1972 # 34572668.

James' sister Margaret married Fred L. Gilbert in 1907 in Ida Grove, and is buried in Portland Oregon 1887-1983 # 141183706, with Fred 1882-1951.

James' sister Agnes Smith 1890-1959 is buried in Linn County, Iowa # 40507126.

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