Obit: Dyre, Edvild L. (1894 - 1937)

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----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Wis.) 09/23/1937

Dyre, Edvild L. (1894 - 19 Sep 1937)

E.L. Dyre, prominent business man of this city, passed away Sunday evening Sept. 19, 1937 at 6:45 at a hospital in Thomasville, Ga. At the age of 43 years.

Mr. Dyre came to this city from Greenwood, Clark County, Wis. 12 years ago and since his residence here had been active in business and community life. He owned and operated the Madison Creamery until a year ago, when he sold to the present owners. He also owned and operated a cold storage and feed business here and in Monticello, Fla.

He was united in marriage to Miss Lydia Trueb, Dec. 25, 1918 at Black Hawk, Wis.

Mr. Dyre was a member of the First Methodist Church and served on the Board of Stewards. He was a devout Christian, an honored citizen and a devoted husband and father. His early passing has brought deep sorrow to his family and friends.

Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Annie E. Dyre of Greenwood, Wis., two daughters, Eunice and Geraldine, and two sons, John L. and E.L. Jr. of Madison. His wife preceded him in death four years ago. Two brothers, Messrs. A.J. Dyre of Syracuse, N.Y., and Godfrey Dyre of Greenwood, Wis., and two sisters, Mrs. Chris Olson of Greenwood and Mrs. Martin Quast of Eau Claire, Wis., also survive.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. yesterday at the First Methodist Church, the pastor, Rev. F.E. Steinmeyer officiating. Interment was in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Prof. W.W. Whitlock and the Methodist choir rendered special music. A quatet composed of Mr. Whitlock, Judge R.H. Rowe, Mrs. R.C. Horne and Mrs. W.T. Davis sang, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" and "In the Sweet Bye and Bye."

Active pallbearers were: Messrs. Vance Morris, T.S. Cowart, Harry Tomlinson, Pat Millinor and Phillip Simmons; Honorary pallbearers: Messrs. D.F. Burnett Fr., A.O. Blanton, R.C. Dickinson, E.E. Hadden, Fred T. Mickler, J.M. Pafford, A.L. Rowe, Ola Sanders, Joe Hill Smith, G.L. Morrow, C.D. Tomlinson, T.J. Beggs Jr., E. Harrison, S.L. Brothers, W.P. Jacobs, E.F. Mayton and Mrs. W.P. Axsom of Monticello. (Madison, Fla., Enterprise-Recorder)



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