Obit: Meyer, Herman (1894 - 1937)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Herald Wednesday May 5, 1937 Page 6

Meyer, Herman (November 7, 1894-April 28, 1937)


Hammond, Ind., Man Was Former Resident; Burial at Colby

Funeral services for Herman Meyer, 42, Hammond, Ind., who died April 28 at Danville, Ill., were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the Seehafer-Hansen funeral home. The Rev. H. M. Krueger officiated and internment took place in the Colby cemetery.

Pallbearers were Otto Leffel, Harvey Bartz, Herman Podewals, Ben Smart, Ed Kriplean, and Herman Hernke, all of Colby. The many floral tributes were in charge of Mrs. John Schilling, Mrs. Ervin Eggebrecht, Mrs. Otto Leffel, Mrs. Ed Kriplean, Mrs. Harvey Bartz, Mrs. Herman Podewals, and Mrs. Herman Hernke.

Among the out of town relatives and friends who attended the funeral were Mrs. Herman Meyer and daughters,Evelyn and Rosemarie, Lloyd Thomas, and Mrs. Barbara Goldman and son Thomas, Hammond, Ind., and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Flannigan, East Chicago.

Mr. Meyer was born Nov. 7, 1894, in Hanover, Germany and came to America in 1900 with his parents, locating in the vicinity of Colby. He received his education in the Colby schools. In 1917 he moved to Marshfield with his parents, later joining the U. S. Army. He spent 12 of his 18 months in service in action overseas.

After Mr. Meyer received his discharge from the army, he returned to Marshfield and remained here until 1923 when he left for Hammond, Ind., to accept a position with the Inland Steel company, located at Harbor. On April 30, 1928, he was married to Miss Joanne Goldman at Detroit. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer made their home at Hammond after their marriage. Mr. Meyer was a member of a Lutheran church in Hammond.

Surviving Mr. Meyer are Mrs. Meyer and two daughters, Evelyn and Rosemarie, Hammond; his mother Mrs. Henry Meyer, and a sister Amanda Meyer, both of Auburndale; and three brothers, William G. Meyer, Marshfield Route 5; Rudolph Meyer, Klondike; and Albert Meyer, Hammond.

His father, Henry Meyer, preceded him in death in 1934. A sister and brother also preceded him in death.




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