John C. Main (1936 - 2012)

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INDEPENDENCE– John C. Main, 76, of Independence, died Sunday morning, Nov. 11, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
John was born on Sept. 13, 1936, in Independence, the son of William C. and Frances M. (Hobben) Main. He graduated from the Independence High School, and served in the US Army from March 5, 1957 thru March 4, 1959. On January 1, 1960 he was united in marriage to Margie Schanbeck the couple later divorced. John farmed in the Independence area.
He is survived by four children; Curtis Main, Independence, Tony (Cristina) Main, Quasqueton, Gail (David) Barker, Louisburg, Kan., and Aron (Vicki) Main, Galena, Ill., eight grandchildren, one great grandchild, his mother; Frances Main, Independence, a sister; Lois Olsen, Webster City, and three brothers; Wilbur Main, Independence, Don Main, Independence, and Alan Main, Epworth.
He was preceded in death by his father William C. Main.
Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence with Rev. Scott Meador officiating. Inurnment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Independence. Friends may call from 12 Noon till services Thursday at the funeral home.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Nov. 12 to Dec. 1, 2012