Idaho County Free Press

Wednesday, November 9. 1977


  Life long resident of Fenn, FRANCE HENRY MEYER, 85, died November 4, at Syringa General Hospital. Death was due to the infirmities of age.

  He was born September 10, 1892, to Henry and Minnie Meyer. He was educated in Grangeville area schools and graduated from the University of Idaho, College of Agriculture.

  He married the former Melissa Conant at Enterprise, Oregon, June 4, 1916. They farmed near Fenn until he retired in 1957. They continued to live on the family farm.

  Meyer was a member of the Lutheran Church, a charter member of Charity Grange #294, and a member of the Farm Bureau. He also served on the board of directors of the Union Warehouse, and was active in many region organizations.

  Survivors include his widow, Melissa, at their farm; sons, Kenneth of Grangeville, and Jack of Fenn; a daughter, Evalyn Johnson of Nezperce; a sister, Alvina McCarthy of Grangeville; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

  Memorial services are scheduled for today at 11 a.m. at the Noland Funeral Home in Grangeville. The Rev. William Moore, of the Lutheran Church of Nezperce, will preside.

  The family suggests memorials be made to the Elks Convalescent Center in Boise.

Submitted by Chris Cornett



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