Mrs. Ross Robley's father dies-p.22-24 Apr 1941-Alton

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Mrs. Ross Robley's father dies-p.22-24 Apr 1941-Alton - in at of Bernard A. Geers, Greenfield, Dies Of...
in at of Bernard A. Geers, Greenfield, Dies Of Gun Wound Farmer Thought to Have Stumbled and Set Off Firearm GREENFIELD, April 24.—(Special.). 24.—(Special.). — Bernard A. Geers, farmer farmer living five miles southwest of here, was accidentally killed by a shotgun when he stumbled in his barnyard at 9:40 a.'m,, today, J. Russell Shields, coroner, said. Shields said that Geers had left his house a few minutes earlier intending intending to kill a hawk. His wife and a son, Anthony, of Rockbridge, who were in the kitchen of the home when the gun exploded, went outside expecting to see the hawk Geers had killed and found that he had been shot in the firehead. Shields will conduct an inquest tonight at the Shields funeral home where the body was taken. Geers was born Nov. 22, 1877, at Carrollton, a son of Herman and Marie. Snyderjohn Geers. On Jan. 7. 1906, he was married to Sophia Hansen, who survives him. He also is survived by two sons, Anthony, and Edward, who is in the U; S. army in Texas; a,daughter, a,daughter, Mrs. Ross Robley of Joplin, Mo.; two brothers, Albert Geers of Carrollton and John Geers of St. Louis; two half-brothers, George Geers .of Carrollton and Gus Geers of St.- Louis; and a half-sister, Mrs. Kenneth Sisson of St. Louis. Geers was; a member of St. Michael's Michael's Catholic Church here. of dealers E. the . a dealers and by and a Drivers for of up back the extra was by have bert, men "we

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 24 Apr 1941, Thu,
  3. Page 22

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