October 10, 1957 Beatrice Daily Sun (Beatrice, Nebraska))
Joseph Spieler dies suddenly at age 81 .Joseph Spieler, 81, of 1300 Lin- Si., died suddenly at the Elks Club last night. Me was watching the fights on television when he was stricken, and passed away before a doctor arrived. He had owned and operated the Spieler Sheet Mela I Works in Beatrice for many years before his retirement several years ago. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1876, he came to Beatrice over 70 years ago, with his parents. He was a member of the Elks Lodge. Surviving arc his sister Miss Carrie Spieler, with whom he lived in Beatrice, and a brother Benjamin of Milford. Services will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Griffiths-Fox Chapel, with interment in Evergreen Home Cemetery. A memorial has been established to the Heart Fund.