Obit: Meyer, Otto (1878 - 1944)

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Surnames: Meyer, Meske, Anderson

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/06/1944

Meyer, Otto (5 Aug. 1878 - 3 Jan. 1944)

Otto Meyer of Unity, Wis., died at the Marshfield hospital Monday at the age of 65 years, cancer of the stomach being the cause of his death. Funeral services will be conducted at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby this Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, Rev. Fred Meske of Marshfield officiating, and internment will be made in the Unity Swedish cemetery.

Mr. Meyer was born in Ostergotland, Sweden, on August 5th, 1878, and came to the United States in 1901, settling in Chicago. He was married to Louisa Anderson in March of 1904. They moved to Unity in 1911, settling on a farm a mile south of Unity, Wis. Mr. Meyer operated a tavern and service station on the farm on Highway 13 and had been active up to a few weeks ago and had been in the hospital for only a few days.

Mr. Meyer is survived by his wife. Nine brothers and sisters preceded him in death.



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