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j ose ph' B Church. East St. Louis. | to Chicago Title & Trust Co. in g uria j WJ u ^ e jn j^ t Carmel Ce-'j September. 1960. Since his retire-jthe j^g,^ n ient in 1960. he had remained'jpg ' with the latter firm on a __. _, _ time employment basis. W. S. r ftStfT Mr Gerke was married to (Mary Duban of Edwardsville, Funeral rites for William S.'< wh ° died '" 195 °' T " ortober '. 196a Foster. 63, of 2304 Elizabeth St..| hr was married to Miss Roberta who died Saturday in Barnes Hospital. St. Louis, will be con- i Finlev. who survives. Also surviv- 7 -..:„ ftu L ' OU1S>> ducted Wednesday at 1 p. m., in Churr-h of God in Christ, 1600, Maupin AVP. Thp body will be moved from Wade Funeral Home, to the church at 6 p. m., today. j Survivors are his widow, Land of Kankakee and a brother. Mrs. sarah Fostf>r; R ^ Clarence Gprke of EHwardsville. He was a member of Edwardsville Edwardsville I^odge 99, AF&AM, thf Missouri Missouri Valley Consistory and Ainad Tfmplp nt East St. Louis and the Elks Ixxige at Granite City. A veteran of World \Var I, serving! j Iv(jrv Webb and hvo sons an(J >Warren Fos(pr A]ton ing are a sister,-Mrs. Elizabethi ! *• & from May to December of l»1S.jj IIP was a member of (he Americanj, Lccion Post and Last Man's Clubi h prp ! Funeral scn-iees arc to be con- j duotpd at 2 p. m. Thursday atj r-r,iiiABr.c.tmiT-. ,.v,u „ Weber Funeral Home, with in-| EDWARDSMLLE - Wilbur C. ;tPl . mpnt illVa , lfJV view Cemetery. : Gerke. 70. of 510 Ramey St., for-; Fl . jpnds may eall at the mer Edwardsville postmaKtei- andi home af)er 7 this evening. Gerke, he was employ- pd , n hjs {athe ,, s ahst|act ' flrm Mrs. Meyers retired prcsidnnt of Madison County Abstract & Title Co., died nt 2:30 p. m. Mon Hospital. Sf. Louis 1 . been a patient the past rwoj WITT weeks ^ Born hrre Oct. 2, 1891, a son of| ti9 ' died .f! 1 ,"^! p ' m ' MondBy ih P late Homy C. and Mathilda' 31 1he Hl "«^ ro hospltal af(er a i six month illness. Mrs Joseph Meyers, in from 1909 until 1912, when he accepted accepted a position in the tax department department of the Illinois Traction System at Champaign, where he remained four years. He returned to employment of the abstract and title firm here from 1917 until Jan. 16, 1936, when he was appointed Edwartisville postmaster. He served as postmaster postmaster for more than 12 years, until Sept. 1, 1948, when he again resumed full-time employment with the local abstract firm. While serving as postmaster, he was named president of Madison County County Abstract & Title Co., and continued continued in that capacity with the firm until the company was sold Survivors in the Alton area are two daughters. Mrs. Rose Perry, of Glenclale Gardens, Wood River, and Mrs. Blance Dennis ol Bunker Hill and a sister Mrs. Elmer Boschcrt of Bunker Hill. Other sons and daughters also survive. Funeral services will be non- ducted at 9 a.m. Thursday from St. Barbara's Church in Witt. Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily Services 2 P.M.

Clipped from Alton Evening Telegraph24 Oct 1961, TuePage 6

Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois)24 Oct 1961, TuePage 6
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