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WILHELM, Curtis 18701940

WILHELM, CROUSE

Posted By: Pat Hochstetler, Volunteer (email)
Date: 3/19/2013 at 09:06:22

Curtis Wilhelm Victim of Heart Attack Wed. P.M.

Curtis Wilhelm, well known retired farmer of this vicinity died suddenly late last Wednesday afternoon, the victim of a heart attack. Mr. Wilhelm had been in poor health for some time and had returned from the hospital only about a week before his death.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Methodist church in Conrad with the Rev. E. C. Allen in charge. Interment was made in the Conrad cemetery with Masonic rites.

Flower bearers were Mrs. Nannie Daggett, Mrs. Orville Kell, Mrs. Ralph Bowers and Miss Minnie Daggett. Pall bearers were Horace and Raymond Daggett, Ralph Bowers, Orville Kell, Wendell St. Clair and Robert Furland. Music was furnished by Russell St. Clair and Mrs. Clyde Newton with Evelyn Stevens at the piano.

Relatives from away who attended were Mr. and Mrs. George Ivey and Arthur Lighter of Rolfe; Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Lighter of Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Will Kinsinger of Williams; Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Wilhelm of Marshalltown; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Diehl, Mrs. Harold Diehl and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Wilhelm of Grundy Center.

Curtis L. Wilhelm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Wilhelm, was born December 9, 1870 in Grundy county, Iowa, and died at Conrad January 31, 1940, at the age of 69 years, 1 month and 22 days.

He was married February 5, 1902, to Anna Crouse who preceded him in death, December 14, 1938. He has lived on farms north of Conrad all of his life. He retired from active farming several years ago, but still lived on his farm. He was a member of the Masonic lodge.

He is survived by four brothers, Sam of Sac City, Iowa; John of Kenmore, North Dakota; Claude of Cleveland, Ohio and Clyde of Grundy Center; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Lighter of Rolfe, Iowa; Mrs. George Lighter of Moneta, Iowa, and Mrs. Fred Martin of Warba, Minnesota, and other relatives and many friends.

Source: Unknown newspaper clipping found in scrapbook belonging to my great grandmother.


 

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