Meyer, Judith L. 'Judy' 1941-1949
Posted By: Ann Marie Rock (email)
Date: 1/23/2007 at 12:48:52
POLIO FATAL TO JUDITH MEYER AUG. 20
Daughter of the Eldo Meyers Died on Saturday
Judith Meyer, eight year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldo Meyer of Clayton Center, succumbed to an attack of polio at Mercy hospital in Dubuque, Saturday at 6 p.m. She was ill for a week and had been taken to Dubuque Tuesday. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Zionís Lutheran church in Clayton Center cemetery.
Judith was born Jan. 21, 1941. She is survived by her parents, one sister, Rena, a brother Lee, a half-sister, Shirley of Washington, D.C. and three half brothers, Lowell, who just completed three years of army service, Neil and Bruce.
From a family scrapbook (Judy was my mother's cousin)
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Added by Reid R. Johnson on 8/30/2017:
Clayton County Register, Thur., 25 Aug. 1949.
Funeral services for Judith Louise Meyer, eight years old, were held from the Witt funeral chapel at 1:30 o'clock Tuesday, Aug. 23, to the Zion Lutheran church, Clayton Center, at 2 o'clock. The Rev. J. H. Zerhusen officiated. Burial was in the new cemetery at Clayton Center.
Judith died at Mercy hospital, Dubuque, Saturday afternoon, Aug. 20, 1949, of polio. She had been ill a week.
Judith Louise was born at Elkader Jan. 21, 1941, the daughter of Eldo and Dolores Sabbann Meyer. She would have entered the third grade of the rural school near her home this fall.
She is survived by her parents, one brother, Lee William, three months old, and a sister, Rena Kay, five years old; and three half-brothers, Lowell, Neil and Bruce, and a half-sister, Shirley Ann; besides her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Sabbann, Elkader.
Pallbearers were the three half-brothers, Bruce, Lowell and Neil Meyer, and Richard Bucheim.
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