County Free Press
Thursday, February 15, 1945
MRS. CARL MEYER DIES
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.
Submitted by Chris Cornett