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Fred. H. Meyer [Heinrich]

1847 - 1908

Watertown Gazette, 10 30 1908


Fred. H. Meyer, instructor for the past 40 years in St. John's Lutheran School in this city, died at his home, 411 North Fifth Street, last Monday, of heart trouble.  He was 61 years of age and was a resident of Watertown since 1868.  


He is survived by his wife and six children, also his aged mother, who is 90 years of age. 


Thursday afternoon his remains were interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.      Meyer, Heinrich, b. 1847, d. 1908 [ Fred ]


Funeral of Fred. H. Meyer

Watertown Gazette, 11 06 1908


Thursday afternoon of last week the funeral of Fred. H. Meyer, for years past teacher in St. John's Lutheran school, was held from his late home to St. John's Church.  The pallbearers were: Herman Tetzlaff, Wm. Bittner, Fred. Kaddatz, Edward Barnick, Wm. Scheel and Wm. Nickels.  The floral offerings were carried by the ladies' choir of the church, followed by the school board, mourners and members of the last class taught by Mr. Meyer.  At the church ranks were opened and the remains carried into the church as the band played "Nearer, My God, to Thee." The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. F. H. Eggers.  Besides a large number of teachers from surrounding towns, the following-named friends were present:  Mrs George Harte, Misses Minnie Harte, Lena Harte, Waterloo; Henry Runge, Edward Runge, Havanna, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. M. E Bittner and daughter Esther, Kankakee, Arthur Meyer, Kankakee; Mrs. G. H. Kaddatz, Loyal; Bernhard Meyer, Fisherville, Cascada; Miss Clara Bockhans, Addison, Ill.




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