Obit: Dyer, Joseph - 9 Dec 1989
Contact:  Kathleen Englebretson

----Source: Racine Journal Times, Racine, Wisconsin, 11 Dec 1989

Joseph L. Dyer Formerly of 4525 21st St. 2513 Ole Davison Rd.

Mr. Dyer passed away at St. Mary’s Medical Center on Saturday afternoon, December 9, 1989, at the age of 95 years. He was born in Colfax, Wisconsin on September 18, 1894 and had lived in Racine for most of his life. He served in the US Army in Europe during WWI. Mr. Dyer was a carpenter and worked for The Racine Board of Education for fifteen years retiring in 1959. He was a member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post No. 76. Surviving are one daughter, Joyce Dyer of Racine; one brother and sister-in-law Kenneth and Leora Dyre, Greenwood, WI: one sister Mrs. Tillie Perrot of Kelso, Washington; one granddaughter Beverly (John) Holmes of Sturtevant, Wisconsin; three step-daughters Delores (Donald) Johnson, Barbara Schultz, Sarah Obernberger, all of Racine; twelve step-grandchildren; three special friends Rev. Karen Anderson, Father Franz Jordan, Helen Borg, all of Racine; nieces, nephews also other relatives survive. He was preceded in death by his three wives Emma in 1943, Anna in 1969, Louise in 1989; daughter Genevieve Farmer in 1974, a son-in-law Irwin Farmer in 1989. Funeral services will be held at the WILSON FUNERAL HOME, 1139 Blaine Ave., Racine on Tuesday, December 12, 1989 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Albert Guetzlaff and Father Franz Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Funeral Home this Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Memorials in memory of Mr. Dyer to Gethsemane Lutheran Church.



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