August Meppen obituary 19 May 1941 Salt Lake Tribune
August E. Meppen IDAHO FALLS, Idaho—Auguit E. Men- nrn, 7.1. Ronnevlllc. county farmer and Hlockrrmn and father of Sheriff Harry M up pen of Idaho Fall*, died Saturday in nn Iriii.no Falls hospital of ailments Incident Incident lo nge. Mr. Jrfcpptm was born Mnv 12, 1870. In Oldenburg, CJcrmnny. Hn came to America May 12, 1SS2, with hin par nils, who settled In Council Rluff.i, Iowa. He married Louisa Frank a April 13, 1E03, at Council Bluffs, and came to Lhe Idaho Falls area la August, 1R97. He had lived 4,'i yenrs on n, iarm at York, just south of Idaho Falls, Mr. Moppcn waa a charter mnmbnr ot" York Grange, truaton of tho Woodmen of the World and a member of tho Idaho Falls First Presbyterian church. Besides his widow and son, Mr. M>p- pftti, 10 other sons and daiiRhters survive: Mrs. AiiKUHlti Cfiiiell, Mrn. Eleanorn Weber, Mrs. Hilda Compton, Mrs. Irene LudwlR, Leonard and Arnold Meppon , and Mrs. Louisa C'arlnnn ol Irtnho Falls; Mrs. Kda Crowd or of SnK Lnke City, Albert Mop* icti of F-llenshun;. Wash., and Mrs, Mnrlc Tltcnaor of Ijonp Roach, Cnl.; three hroth- nm and n sinter, QoorRc, William and Erie Erie m. Mnpneu mid Mrs. Apiea .Tones oC idnho Falln, nnd 21 prantlchilrtren. Funeral services will he conducted Tuesday Tuesday at, 2 p. m. In the Idnho Falls Prnsby- crlBii church with the Rov. J, I. Gullck or.ric.fn tine. Burlnl (CTll bo fn Roue Hill iffmeUry under dlrrotlon of McHan mortuary. mortuary.