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Schuler, Wilford (1913-1937


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Date: 9/27/2017 at 00:21:45

Ackley World Journal, Ackley, Iowa, Thursday, May 20, 1937, p.3
Dumont Boy of Eleven Years; Wilford Schuler, 23
Accidents Occasion Sorrow to Entire Community – Dumont Plans for Memorial Day
Wilford Schuler
Funeral services for Wilford Schuler, 23, who was fatally wounded while working in the field at the Henry Roll farm Friday afternoon, were held at the Evangelical church Monday, Rev. Earl Jarboe, pastor of the church of the Brethren officiating. He was assisted by Rev. H. M. Raecker. The body was found by Donald Boyenga when he went to take a lunch to Mr. Schuler about 3:30. The gun apparently was discharged when he got off the disc to shoot gophers. The charge struck his heart. The coroner ruled death accidental. Wilford Carston Schuler was born August 24, 1913, at Bellingsham, Washington. After the death of his mother he came to Iowa with his father and brothers. His father died six years later. He then made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schuler, his aunt and uncle. He was a graduate of the Hansell high school in 1932, a star in athletic activities. He leaves to mourn his sudden passing, seven brothers, George, Alfred and Urvin of Hampton, Lee Roy of Cincinnati, Ohio, Rev. Sidney of Bristow, Orville of Chicago, Victor of Dumont. We will always remember him as a lover of mankind, clean and upright with high ideals. A quartet composed of Misses Ruth Burn and Violet Jarboe, Messers Galen Allen and Ray Schwab sang “In the Garden” and “Safe in the Arms of Jesus” accompanied by Miss Miram Davisson at the piano, Mrs. Ray Jones and Mrs. Guy Jackson had charge of the flowers. Pall bearers were Raymond Cuffel, Russel Laudner, Galen Schrock, Clyde Moore, Harold Hanawalt and Ralph Delp. Out of town relatives here for the funeral were: George, Alfred and Urvin Schuler of Hampton, Rev. Sidney Schuler of Bristow, Lee Roy Schuler of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. George Schuler and family, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Schuler of Geneva, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Scarrow, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Scarrow, Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Brayton, Mrs. Lee Meyer, and Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Carter of Hampton, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Schook, Mr. and Mrs. Til Schook of Parkersburg, Mrs. Walter Rabe and Miss Virgie Schuler of Geneva, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Haberman and Miss Cora Bolin of Clarksville, Lorene Meyer of Aredale, Mrs. Julia Manifold, Mrs. Cecil Oswood, and daughter of Hansell.


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