Idaho County Free Press

Thursday, January 30, 1941



  Funeral services will be held for Herman Suhr, 60, at the Ailor Mortuary this afternoon, January 30 at 2:00.  Rev. Jasper Havens of the Christian Church will officiate.  Burial will be in Prairie View Cemetery.  Pallbearers are George Stallinger, Max Hyder, Fritz Schnider, Owen Overman, Charles Davidson and Vern Swank.

  Mr. Suhr took his life at his farm home ten miles southwest of  Grangeville Sunday night.  His body was discovered by Sheriff Bud Tayor and deputy Perry Neely at 9:30 o’clock Monday morning hanging from a rope in the barn.  About a year ago he voluntarily submitted to treatment at the Idaho hospital north and after two months was dismissed with the announcement his trouble was an ….(unreadable)…..that Mr. Suhr was on another rampage.

  Mr. Suhr was born in Germany January 19, 1881.

  He entered the German army when 14 years old and served 15 years, much of the time as a training officer.  He served during the World War.  In 1925 he brought his family to America and settle on Camas Prairie.

  Surviving relatives include his wife Anna; five sons, Herman Jr., Henry, William, Ernest and Gus, all of Grangeville; a daughter, Mrs. Don Heckman of Boles.

 Submitted by Chris Cornett



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