reprinted from the Leavenworth Post, Monday, 29-Mar-1915.


Had Been Resident of Leavenworth Since 1856 - Was Well Known Blacksmith.

William Meyer died at his home, No. 614 Miami street, this afternoon at 12:25 o'clock, following a brief illness of pneumonia. He was 79 years old. The funeral will be held from the residence Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will take place in Mount Muncie cemetery. Friends are requested to eliminate flowers.

Mr. Meyer was born in Baden, Germany, coming to this country in 1847. He first settled in the east, but in 1856 came west and eventually to Leavenworth. He was married in Iowa. Until a few weeks ago he had followed his trade as a blacksmith, and, even in his advanced age, was considered one of the best of the craft in this city. He was a member of the A.O.U.W., which will have charge of the funeral. One daughter survives.

reprinted from the Leavenworth Post, Wednesday, 31-Mar-1915.

The funeral of William Meyer will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, 614 Miami street. The Rev. R.K. Pooley will have charge of the services. Burial will be in Mount Muncie cemetery.

Date of death Monday, March 29, 1915 

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