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 Oliver Barton Walmer, Sr

Oliver Barton Walmer, Sr

Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Feb 1939 (aged 64)
Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Burial Millerton, Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Plot Row 22
Memorial ID 100142843 · View Source
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Husband of Grace Blanche Martin. Son of John Henry Walmer and Cornelia Baughman


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, March 9, 1939


O. B. Walmer, son of John and Cornelia Walmer, was born in Wayne county, Iowa, on Feb. 3, 1875, and passed away at his home near Millerton on Feb. 26, 1939, at the age of 64 years and 23 days.

He was married on March 9, 1898, to Miss Grace Martin, who survives him. To this union eleven children were born, one of whom, a daughter, Muriel, preceded him in death. The children living are, Theodore Walmer, of Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Anna Marie Walden, of Central Valley, Calif.; Mrs. Mabel Ryan, of Fairfield; Mrs. Camille Gordon, of Des Moines; Mrs. Ena McCollough, of Los Angeles, Calif.; O. B. Walmer, of Des Moines; Mrs. Margery Duer, of Confidence; Glenn Walmer, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and Woodrow and Agnes Walmer, at home.

His wife and children, eleven grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters remain to mourn their loss.

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock at the Methodist church in Millerton, conducted by Rev. Kelley, of New Virginia, Iowa, a former pastor, and burial was in the cemetery at New York, Iowa. The I.O.O.F. order, of which he was a member, had charge of the services at the grave.

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Gravesite Details Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound




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  • Originally Created by: Doris Christensen
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100142843
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