Obit: Meyer, Emma (1873 - 1956)

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----Source: Stark Family Album

Meyer, Emma (9 FEB 1873 - 8 APR 1956)

One of Withee, Clark County, Wis. pioneer residents, Mrs. Lewis Meyer, 83, was placed in her final resting place along side her husband in the family lot at Riverside Cemetery during services held Thursday afternoon, April 12. Death was attributed to complications of old age. She passed away at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Menroy Steffen at Plymouth, Wis.

Funeral services were conducted at two o'clock from Griebenow's Funeral Home, with Rev. H. D. Wagner officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Dennis Steffen, Robert and Donald Meyer, Jerome and Ronnie Kenney and Les Jens. Honorary pallbearers were Edgar Alberts, John Jalling, John Zasoba, Emil A. Hansen and Richard Giese.

Emma Lade Meyer was born Feb. 9, 1873, at Campbellsport, Wis. In 1908 she was united in marriage to her late husband, Lewis Meyer, in a ceremony performed at Fond du Lac. Shortly thereafter the couple moved to Withee, where she enjoyed a happy and full life of companionship with her family and a wide circle of friends.

Mourning her passing are four sons, Harvey Weddig, Owen; Henry Weddig, Colby; Lester Meyer, Appleton; and Lawrence Meyer, Hawthorne, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Viola Kenny, Cedarburg, Wis., and Mrs. Menroy (Irene) Steffen, Plymouth; and 15 grandchildren.



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