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LLOYD MERRISS DIED WEDNESDAY AT CHARLES CITY AFTER MISHAP L. K. Merriss was the victim of a tragic accident late Tuesday afternoon when he fell about thirty Icet from the roof of a barn on which he was working, located on the farm, of Mrs. Mary Perrin south of Greene. Mr. Merriss was taken to Dr. Andersons office and then to Cedar Valley hospital in Charles City, where he passed away at 7:45 Wednesday evening. ' Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Lutheran church in Marble Rock, Rev. I. J. Deines officiating. Burial rites were held in West Side Cem«- teery, Marble Rock. Lloyd Kenneth Merriss was born the son of Emery F. Merris and his wife, t Elmira, nee Mulford, at Hampton on January 24, 1895, and pawed away at Charles City Wednesday.«evening, November 9," 1W, having reached the age of 54 years, 9 months 16 d«yi. ·'; . ,·-;--·· ·'·'·· ·--.·.."· ·;···'.- ·Mr. Merriss lived with his parents on a farm near Hampton. When he was seven years old his father passed away. He remained with his mother until the age of 21 when she passed away. . ; , · ' . . ' . · · As a child he received his ed ucation in the public school near his home in Hampton. On December 8, 1920, he was united in marriage with Bertha Olson. The couple made their home on 'a farm and for the most part of their wedded life engaged in farming.. :'',. For several -· years they were in business in Marble Rock. For the past five years Mr. Merriss worked as a painter. : -· This union was blessed with five children, four of which survive. One son passed away in early infancy. Also preceding him in death were his parents, and one brother. January 20. . . . : , . , . . . . · . _ - . : - : ^ . : ·_· Also listed on the docket are 16 civil cases, two of which are divorce cases. A Dumont man, Thomas A. s Reents, faces a charge of operating a motor^ vehicle while intoxicated. . · · ·- : ; ;N rv.: '·_ - Visited^ Here / · ' - - - - - - · · · . Mr. and Mrs. Albert Drugmul- ler of Preston, Minnesota, spent ·the weekend in the home of Mr. and .Mrs. Berton Shultz. Attended Funeral Mr. and Mrs. Harold - Foster and daughters . went to Jesup Saturday morning to attend the funeral of Mrs. Foster's grandmother, Mrs. Lucy Masters. He leaves his wife, four children, Lorene, Arlene, .Lawrence, and Richard; six grandchildren, Doris, Lawrence and - Richard Wagner, Dennis Kicth, Lindle Kenneth · and Elaine Merriss; also 2 brothers, lone Merriss of Lisbon and Byron * Merriss '-, of Rockford; two sisters, Mrs. George Stokes and Mrs. Emery Spears of Hampton. % ' - - in

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  1. The Greene Recorder,
  2. 16 Nov 1949, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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