|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1892|
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1949|
Son of Jacob & Emma Merchant (per 1900 census)
Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, September 22, 1949:
Last Rites Held Here Friday for Comey Merchant – Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in the Methodist church for Comey Merchant, 56, who passed away September 14. Rev. Clyde Ehert of North Loup was in charge of the last rites. Interment in the Hillside Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Scot Barr, A. J. Larsen, Al Wibbles, Paul Anderson, Gus Rother, and Eddie Studley. The Methodist Junior Choir sang "The Old Rugged Cross", "Rock of Ages", and "In the Garden". Zola Grossart was pianist. Comey Merchant of Grand Island, an automobile dealer died early Wednesday morning in the St. Francis Hospital. He had been in ill health for some time and had been confined to the hospital for the past three weeks.
He was born in Greeley County December 3, 1892 on a farm north of Wolbach where he spent his boyhood days. Later he moved to Iowa with his parents. For the past fifteen years he has been a resident of Grand Island where he has been engaged in the automobile business until recently. He was a member of the Christian church. His social affiliation was the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 378. His marriage to Miss Lillian Larsen took place at Plattsmouth September 9, 1926.
To this union two children were born: Mrs. Joanne Lemmon of Lincoln and Robert Merchant of Ft. Riley, Kansas. Others surviving are: two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Mary McClelland of Des Moines, Iowa; Jake Merchant, Red Oak, Iowa and Mrs. Emma Macken (sic, should be Madsen) of Wolbach and a host of friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Emma Jane Seaton (1875 - 1933)
Lillian C Larson Merchant (1889 - 1986)*
Robert D. Merchant (1928 - 2003)*
Comey Merchant (1892 - 1949)
Jacob Merchant (1897 - ____)*
Emma C. Merchant Madsen (1901 - 1952)*
Plot: Block 7, Lot 272
Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Nov 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60990825