Clipped From The Daily Leader
on It's of is in cities was of of on who the Bessie Bayer, former area resident dies CORNELL -- Mrs. Bessie Bayer, 73, of Streator, of the Cornell area, died at p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Hospital, Streator. She had ill four months. Her funeral will be at 2 Saturday at St. Paul's Church, Streator, Rev. Henry Flessner officiating. Burial will be at Hill Crest Cemetery, Streator. Friends may call from 4 p.m. Friday at the Winterrowd Funeral Home, Streator. She was born June 18, 1900, Bloominglon, a daughter of Amos and Mary (Troelhler) Hendershot. She married Bayer at Fort Benton, Mont., May 23, 1916. Surviving are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Clara Russow of Blackstone, and Rosemary Russow of Pontiac route 3; one son, Fred Bayer of Blackslone; five grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren. Three brothers and one preceded her in death. The family suggests memorials to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, of which was a member.