Idaho County Free Press
Wednesday, November 9. 1977
LIFE LONG FENN
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
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
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
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
The family suggests memorials be made to the Elks Convalescent Center in Boise.
Submitted by Chris Cornett