Obit: Meng, John H. (1890 - 1967)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook, Marshfield News Herald Collection 12 / /1967

Meng, John H. (1890 - 1967)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY Services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at Grace Methodist Church her for John Henry Meng, 77, Greenwood, who died at 11:50 p.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Hospital at Marshfield. The Rev. Carl Hooher officiated, and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery. Military rites were in charge of the Wallis-Hinker American Legion Post.

Mr. Meng was born March 1, 1890, at Sauk City, and later came to Greenwood. He attended the Greenwood High School and a barber college in Minneapolis. His marriage to Esther Stabnow took place June 19, 1920, at Aberdeen, S.D.

After their marriage, the couple lived in Montana until 1925, then came to Greenwood, where Mr. Meng owned and operated Meng s Barber Shop until his retirement in 1950.

He was a veteran of World War I, a member of the Wallis-Hinker Legion Post of Greenwood, V.V.W. Mueller-Hintz Post in Marshfield, the Greenwood Masonic Lodge, and Grace Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Paul A. (Frances) Smith, Las Vegas, N.M. and a grandson, Michael Smith, Boulder, Colo.

Two brothers preceded him in death.



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