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William Swan Boyd Beller
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1859
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1939
Flathead County
Montana, USA

The Daily Inter Lake
Friday, November 24, 1939
page four

WM. S. BELLER
Funeral services for William S. Beller were held Wednesdday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Waggener & Campbell chapel by Rev. F. B. Hillis and Rev. H. D. Ricketts. During the service Burt Carr sang two solo selections, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. C. I. Carr. The chapel was filled by many friends and flowers were banked in abundance about the casket. Friends acting as pall bearers were Edward Farrington, William D. Sherriffs, Fred Sempf, Frank Hazelton, Chris Lauman and G. E. Thomas. Members of the Odd Fellows lodge attended in a body and M. S. Spink conducted the graveside services for the Odd Fellows in Conrad Memorial cemetery.

OBITUARY
William Swan Beller was born in Benton county, Iowa, September 1, 1859. He spent his early boyhood there and at the age of 14 moved to Ponca, Nebraska, where he finished school. He was married in 1882 to Miss Nellie Grace Vanderbilt and they continued to make their home there until 1909 when they came to the Flathead and made their home near Kalispell. In recent years they made their home on Seventh avenue east north in Kalispell, where Mr. Beller passed away November 21, 1939, at the age of 80 years.
Mr. Beller joined the Baptist church in his boyhood and in 1882 became affiliated with the Methodist church. He was a charter member of the I.O.O.F. lodge at Ponca, Nebraska, and a charter member of the W.C.T.U. of Kalispell.
Mr. Beller is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nellie Beller at home; four daughters, Mrs. Nina Medill, Eugene, Ore.; Mrs. Lua Griffith, Mrs. Elsa Barnes and Lola McGovern of Kalispell; and three sons, Everett H. and Dean of Kalispell and Claude of Victor. There are 23 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mr. Beller also leaves three brothers, S. S. Beller of New Norway, Canada, Arthur Beller of Topeka, Kansas, and Robert Beller of Whitefish, and one sister, Mrs. J. W. Armstrong, of Ponca, Nebraska. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elijah Beller (1829 - 1901)
  Mary Elisabeth Vanhorn Beller (1832 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Nellie Grace Vanderbilt Beller (1866 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Elma Melissa Beller Good (1883 - 1931)*
  Everett Henry Beller (1886 - 1962)*
  Hattie E. Beller (1889 - 1906)*
  Claude Fred Beller (1891 - 1975)*
  Elsie Mary Beller Barnes (1895 - 1974)*
  Nina Ursula Beller Medill (1897 - 1968)*
  Lola Faith Beller Stenerson (1900 - 1973)*
  Lua Cassandra Beller Griffith (1903 - 1975)*
  Dean Elijah Beller (1906 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elsie Matilda Beller Armstrong (1851 - 1940)*
  Malissa C. Beller Noe (1853 - 1926)*
  Martha Jane Beller Curry (1856 - 1913)*
  Truman W. Beller (1856 - ____)*
  William Swan Boyd Beller (1859 - 1939)
  Emma A. Beller (1862 - 1889)*
  Silas Sheridan Beller (1866 - 1949)*
  Robert Rufus Beller (1870 - 1956)*
  John Arthur Beller (1872 - 1958)*
  Mary Agnes Beller (1875 - 1875)*
  Ursula R. Beller (1878 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Conrad Memorial Cemetery
Kalispell
Flathead County
Montana, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Feb 05, 2007
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William Swan Boyd Beller
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I hope to be able to visit you one day. Rest in peace, uncle.
- Anna C
 Added: Feb. 29, 2012
 
 
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