Obit: Meyer, Ida M. (1897 - 1974)

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Surnames: Meyer, Fink, Molle, Brecke, Chartraw, Hill, Hanson, Henrickson, Elstrom, Witt, Seefeldt, Frome

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Meyer, Ida M. (28 March 1897 - *8 Oct. 1974)

* additional note in margin & from the Wisconsin State Death index 1959 - 1979.

COLBY, WIS. - Mrs. Ida M. Meyer, 77, of Colby, Wisconsin, died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, where she had been a patient since Sept. 30.

Services have been set for 2 p.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church here with the Rev. Robin O. Fink, pastor, officiating. Interment will be made in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

Visitations may be made at the Lulloff Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Thursday.

The former Ida M. Molle was born in the town of Green Grove on March 28, 1997, and was married June 28, 1917, at the South Green Grove Church to Edward Meyer, who preceded her in death in 1952.

From 1928 until 1948, the couple lived at Mellen and from 1948 until retiring in 1954, she lived in Atwood. She came to Colby in 1954.

She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, its Ladies Aid, and the Senior Citizens Club.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Byron (Adeline) Brecke, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mrs. Irene Chartraw, Crandon, Mrs. Vernon (Marian) Hill, Winside, Neb.; and Mrs. Eldor (Vivian) Hanson, Chippewa Falls; a son, Wayne, Cut Bank, Mont.; a brother, Henry Molley, Unity; two sisters, Mrs. Alfred (Frieda) Hendrickson, Spencer, and Mrs. Ole (Annie) Elstrom, Colby, 16 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

MEYER SERVICE

COLBY, WIS. - Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Lion Lutheran Church for Mrs. Ida M. Meyer, 77, of Colby, who died Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. Officiating was the Rev. Robin O. Fink, pastor, and burial was made in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Harley Witt, Russell Meyer, Jackie Molle, Charles Elstrom, Ronald Seefeldt, and Milly Frome.

A son and a daughter also preceded her in death.

Additional notes in margin

- Ida Molle Meyer and Herman Hardrath were cousins.

- Sister to Mrs. Hilda Ida (Charles) Witt


 

 


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