NIEMIER, Sylvia 1901-1931
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Date: 8/31/2015 at 07:59:32
Former Conrad Woman Dies At Fort Dodge
Mrs. Frank Neimeier Passed Away At Deaconess Hospital
Mrs. Frank Neimeier from Fort Dodge died at the Deaconess hospital in Marshalltown early yesterday morning following an extended illness.
Mrs. Neimeier was born and raised in the vicinity of Conrad. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Klinefelter. She was a graduate of the Conrad high school.
Aside from her father and mother, Mrs. Neimeier is survived by her husband and two children, a daughter, Norma, and an infant son, George. There are two brothers, George and Ray, of Conrad.
Mrs. Neimeier was thirty years old at the time of her death.
Funeral services will be held from the house Friday at 2 o'clock and at 2:30 from the Alice church, with Rev. Masemore officiating. Burial will be made in the Alice cemetery.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 27 August 1931, pg 1
Obituary Sylvia M. Klinefelter
Sylvia M. Klinefelter Niemier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Klinefelter, was born July 26, 1901, at Storm Lake, Iowa, and was called home by her Master Aug. 26, 1931, at the age of 30 years and one month, after a four months' illness.
At the age of 9 months her parents with her and her sister Nita moved to Grundy county. Shortly afterwards, on April 22, 1902, her sister departed this life at the age of 4 years.
During her childhood days she attended the church and Sunday school at Alice and was converted early in life and passed away trusting in her Lord and Master.
She graduated from the Conrad high school in the class of 1920, after spending two years at the state teachers college at Cedar Falls she taught two years in the Knoxville school and one year at the Green Mountain school.
She was married May 22, 1926, to Frank Niemier of Fort Dodge, Ia., at which place they have resided since their marriage. This happy union was blessed with two children, Norma Jean aged 3 years, and George Henry aged 9 months.
Besides her husband and children she leaves to mourn her untimely death her parents, two brothers, Ray and Paul, all of Conrad, and a host of relatives and friends.
Sylvia, as her friends affectionately called her, was blessed with an unusually cheerful disposition, radiating sunshine and good will everywhere she went. To her life was a happy turmoil of industrious labor and joy. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother, a thoughtful and obedient daughter, a loyal sister, and a joyous friend, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
"I cannot say and I will not say
Tho she is dead; she is just away.
With a cheery smile and a wave of her hand
She has wandered into another land"
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 3 September 1931, pg 9
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