Idaho County Free Press

Thursday, February 15, 1945




  MRS. ANITA MEYER, wife of Carl Meyer, passed away at 9:30 Saturday evening at St. Joseph's Hospital where she had undergone a major operation two weeks before.

  ANITA EILEEN DECOURCEY was born at Rathdrum, Idaho, October 11, 1902, and on January 9, 1921, she was married to Carl Meyer of Fenn. They moved to a farm near Fenn where they resided until October 1944, when they bought a home in Grangeville and moved to town to live. Mrs. Meyer was a communicant of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and a member of St. Agnes Guild of the church.

  Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Carol, in cadet nurses training at Portland; two sons, Lt. James Meyer with the U.S. Marine Corps at San Diego, and William at home; also a half-sister, Mrs. Ralph Wade, Albany, Oregon; and a brother, James Decourcey of Portland.

  Services were held from the Trinity Episcopal Church Wednesday, February 14, the Rev. William A. Gilbert, officiating. Hymns were sung by Mrs. Edith Pearson and Mrs. Weston Henry with Mrs. Eva Dufur accompanying at the organ. Pallbearers were J.B. McDonald, Earl McDonald, Emmett Mulhall, Wilbur Schumacher, Marion Weber, and Raleigh Halstrom. Burial was in Prairie View Cemetery with Hancock Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

  The children were all present for the funeral, Lt. Meyer arriving from San Diego, Monday evening. Others attending from out of town included Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Wade and Mrs. Joseph Sannie, Lewiston.

Submitted by Chris Cornett



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