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Berniece Messersmith Salyers, 1904-1975


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 10/4/2010 at 19:54:35

Mrs. Salyers’ Services Held

ESTHERVILLE—Mrs. Berniece M. Salyers, 70, died Thursday at Holy Family Hospital. Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Henry Funeral Chapel, Estherville, with the Rev. Max Goldman officiating and burial in the East Side Cemetery.

Mrs. Salyers was born January 30, 1904 in Stuart to Mr. and Mrs. Martin Messersmith. She was married to I.N. Salyers June 9, 1942 in Omaha and they moved to Estherville in October 1971.

She is survived by her husband, I.N. Salyers, three daughter, Mrs. Richard (Esther) Palmer, San Diego; Mrs. Fred (Joan) Soule, Dunkensville, Tex.; and Mrs. Robert (Delila) Voshell, Des Moines; one son, Ralph Rutt, Phoenix, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six stepchildren; four brothers, Lewis, San Diego; Ray and Carl, Menlo; and Jesse, Cranston, R.I., and one sister, Mrs. Clara Jenkins, Crystal Lake Ill.

Mrs. Salyers was preceded in death by her parents, on brother and one son.

Henry Funeral Home, Estherville, was in charge of arrangements.

Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; January 20, 1975.


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