Idaho County Free Press
January 30, 1941
SUHR FUNERAL TODAY
AT AILOR MORTUARY
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