Fred Henry Meier

Fred Henry Meier

Birth
Scott County, Iowa, USA
Death 28 Nov 1945 (aged 57)
Clinton County, Iowa, USA
Burial Grand Mound, Clinton County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 181416711 · View Source
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FRED MEIER OF NEAR CALAMUS TAKES LIFE; NO INQUEST PLANNED

No inquest will be held into the death of Fred H. Meier, 57, whose body was found hanging in a barn at his farm, two and one-half miles southwest of Calamus, Wednesday, according to Judge W. A. McCullough of Clinton, who was called.
Mr. Meier’s family could advance no reason for the suicide. The body was found by Leonard Jensen of Grand Mound.
He was born near Long Grove, June 21, 1988, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Meier. He was educated in the Scott county schools and was married 32 years ago to Hilda Husen. Mr. Meier was a member of the Grand Mound Lutheran church. His wife died June 7, 1943 and he was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and a sister.
Surviving are four sons, Ralph, chief gunner’s mate in the navy, who is an instructor at Great Lakes, Grover and Donald, both of Calamus and Vernon of Grand Mound; two daughters, Mrs. Luella Burzlaff of Grand Mound and Lucille at home; seven grandchildren; his step-mother, Mrs. Louis Meier of Davenport; five brothers, Henry and Rudolph, both of Davenport, Louis of Maysville, Arthur of Glenwood and Charles of Sunbury; four sisters, Mrs. Rose Ahrens of Davenport, Mrs. Margaret Speth of Donahue, Mrs. Viola Martin of Walcott and Miss Mildred Meier of Davenport and a step-sister, Mrs. Marie Frick of Dixon.
The body was returned to the home today from the Kelley funeral home in Grand Mound.

(The Daily Times, Davenport, Iowa, Thursday, November 29, 1945)


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  • Created by: PAM DEEMER
  • Added: 16 Jul 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 181416711
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Henry Meier (21 Jun 1888–28 Nov 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 181416711, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Mound, Clinton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by PAM DEEMER (contributor 46982271) .