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 - Deaths MRS. L. H. MATTER Funeral service for...
Deaths MRS. L. H. MATTER Funeral service for Mrs. Katie M. Matter, 76, of 1025 S. Galena Ave., wife of Dr. L. H. Matter, will be in the Walker Mortuary at 1:30 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Edwin A. Arends. pastor of Bethel Evangelical and Reformed Church, Rockford, will officiate. Interment will be made In Oakland Cemetery. The former Katie M. Foy was born near Forreston in 1878 and was married to Dr. L. H. Matter, Freeport dentist, in 1898. Survivors include her husband, a daughter and a son. A brother, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive. ADAM HERBSEN LANARK— Adam Herbsen, 81. died early this morning at the home of his son Theodore. Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Ebenezer and Reformed Church. The Rev. Clifford Jansen will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. FRED MONROE — Funeral service for Fred Heer, 74, who died Thursday at a rest home in Monroe, was held at 2 p. m. today at the Shriner- Neushwander Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul C. Kehle, pastor of St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church, officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery. Heer was born in Glarus, Switzerland, April 15, 1880. He came to Monroe as a young man and married the former Mrs. Minnie Kubly in April 1923. She died in April 1943. He was a former paper hanger and upholsterer. Surviving are four stepchildren, all living in Wisconsin; a hulf- brother, Jake Heer of Solon Springs, Wis.; and a sister in Switzerland. CUCUMBER CULTIVATION The cucumber came to the New World with Columbus, was planted in Haiti in 1494, and spread so quickly that 46 years later De Soto noted Florida Indians were growing them "better than those of Spain." dei I • ! j I i ! ; \ ' . j

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 23 Oct 1954, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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