MEYER, Grace 1888-1924
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/29/2012 at 09:38:59
Mrs. W. H. Meyer Passes Suddenly
One of the saddest news items the Herald has had to chronicle lately, is the fact that Mrs. W. H. Meyer died at the family home south of Wellsburg, at 8:00 o'clock Wednesday evening.
The cause of death was pneumonia. Mrs. Meyer was sick for a very short time, her condition becoming alarming only a day or two before the end.
She was a daughter of Mrs. O. Nederhoff, whose funeral was held two weeks ago Friday. At that time Mrs. Meyer had a very severe cold, which later developed into the trouble which caused her death.
Dr. Wray was called in consultation as soon as her illness was found to be serious and every effort was made that medical skill could put in play, but to no avail.
The bereaved husband and four motherless children who are left to mourn her loss have the deepest sympathy of the entire community in their affliction.
The funeral will be held at 1:30 on Saturday at the house and later services will be held at the English church, interment being made in the Wellsburg cemetery.
The pall bearers will be Albert W. Meyer, Theodore DeNeui, Henry J. Lutterman, Wort Meyer, Heye Boomgaarden Jr. and Jerry Lutterman.
An obituary will be printed in the Herald next week.
--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 14 May 1924
Obituary Of Mrs. W. H. Meyer
Mrs. W. H. Meyer, nee Grace Nederhoff, was born Oct. 24, 1888, in Shiloh township, Grundy county. She spent her childhood and youth in this vicinity.
On February 11, 1914, she was joined in marriage to W. H. Meyer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Meyer of Wellsburg. Since her marriage her home has been just south of Wellsburg.
To crown their wedded life, five children were given. But one died in infancy on April 14, 1918.
The deceased was taken ill with pleurisy on Friday, May 9. Medical skill was at once sought, but in spite of all efforts, pneumonia set in on Saturday. The dear ones entertained good hopes for recovery during the next days, but Wednesday, May 14, saw the crisis. Additional medical assistance was called in, but to no avail. Death came at 7:45 on Wednesday evening, at the age of 35 years, 6 months and 20 days.
The mother of the deceased preceded her in death but two weeks and two days. Besides the father, who died 12 years ago, two brothers have also gone before: Daniel, who died at Camp Dodge, during the late war, and Henry, who died two years ago.
She leaves to mourn her departure, her sorrowing husband, her two little boys, Harm Clarence and Oddie, her two little girls, Clara and Gertrude Danna, her brothers and sisters, Carl, Joe, Mrs. Obbo Haupt, Mrs. Harm Bunger, Mrs. M. C. Bunger, Oldig, and a half-sister, Mrs. R. D. Sietsema.
Card of Thanks
We desire to return our thanks to all those who so kindly assisted us in our time of bereavement in the death of our beloved wife and mother. To those who helped with work, and all others, we return our sincere appreciation of their kindness.
W. H. Meyer and Family
--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 21 May 1924
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