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Hilbert, Dr. Melancthon (Died 1922)

HILBERT

Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 3/8/2011 at 14:13:07

LeMars Globe Post
6-22-1922

PIONEER PHYSICIAN
MAKES LAST TRIP

Dr. M. Hilbert Buried With Military
Honors Yesterday—G, A. R.
in Charge of Services
Dr. M. Hilbert , pioneer resident and physician, civil war veteran, public official and business man, m a d e his last journey yesterday. Funeral services were held In the Congregational
church, of which he has always been a staunch supporter. Rev. Jos. Steele of Sioux City, delivered the funeral sermon.

The Casket , draped in the time-worn flag of Mower post, G. A. R., w a s followed by a large number of LeMars people to his final resting place In the city cemetery. The cortege was
headed by A. W. Crouch, color-bearer of the post and W. S. Freeman, post commander. Services at the grave were In charge of the G. A. R. post.

A firing squad of K company men fired a salute and a bugler sounded taps. Mower post, G. A.R., placed another name on the list of its deceased.

Members of the G. A. R. who acted as pallbearers are; John Ruble, T. J. Carpenter , John Lovell, M. Lobdell, Jason Scott, Robert Crouch. Other members who were present: W. S. Freeman, post commander, A. W. Crouch, color-bearer of post, Tom Poland, John Deviney and John Emery,
Maurice, Iowa.

Persons from out of town attending the funeral Included: Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Kehrberg, of Sheldon; Mr. and Mrs. M. LaRue Hilbert of Austin, Minn., and Mr. a n d Mrs. John Folger
of Alton.

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