Obit: Meyers, William #2 (1886 - 1961)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Meyer, McKimm, Keller, Will

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 13 July 1961

Meyers, William (07 Nov 1886-05 July 1961)

Rev. Norbert E. King officiated at the funeral services Wednesday, July 5, for William J. Meyer, 74, a former official and retired barbar, who died Saturday in the Greenwood Nursing Home. Services were held in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and burial was made in the parish cemetery. A general rosary service was held at the Myre Funeral Home Tuesday evening.

Pall bearers were Steve Brussow, Frank Degenhardt, William Theisen Sr., Paul Davel, James Bertz and Leo Rueth.

Born in Neillsville on November 7, 1886, Mr. Meyer was also married there on April 14, 1906 to the former Jennie McKimm, who died February 28, 1953. In 1910 the couple came to Loyal where Mr. Meyer operated a barber shop until his retirement in 1948. He also served the community as clerk, treasurer and justice of the peace. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Surviving are a son, Edward Meyer, Loyal; two daughters, Mrs. Henry (Gertrude) Keller, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Mrs. Foster (Ruth) Will, Owen; six grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a sister, Mrs. Elsie Lambert, Neillsville.

One brother preceded him in death.

Attending from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Foster Will & three daughters, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Keller and sons, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Mrs. Elsie Lambert, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. William G. Meyer, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Krautz, Neillsville; Mrs. Roberta Meyer, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Will, Potosi; Mr. and Mrs. Tony Will, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller, Mrs. Frank Staniec, & Mrs. Charles Klapatauakas & mother, Withee; Mrs. Alma DeCramer & Mr. and Mrs. Carl Thomas, Neillsville.



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