Idaho County Free Press

December 1, 1971

 

DEATH CLAIMS WILLIAM SUHR

  William F. Suhr, , 60, died of an apparent heart attack while getting his winters wood at White Bird Station August 31.  He was on vacation at the time.

  Mr. Suhr was born September 24, 1910 in Germany to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Suhr.  The family came to New York and Canada in 1924 and to Idaho in 1925. 

  He worked on several ranches; was at Martin Grain Co., later called Stegnerís Grain and Seed for 13 years.  He worked for the state of Idaho and for the past seven years was employed by the city of Grangeville.

  Mr. Suhr attended the First Lutheran Church.

  On April 11, 1935, he was married to Velma Glenn at Grangeville.  She survives at the family home.

  Other survivors are three sons, Glenn, Garry and Larry, all of Grangeville; two daughters, Mrs. George (Joyece) Vavra, White Bird, and Carol Suhr, Grangeville; two brothers, Henry and Gus, both of Grangeville and a sister, Mrs. Don Heckman.

  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 2 in the Hansen Chapel with Rev. Darrell Johnson, First Christian Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Prairie View Cemetery.  Note: Picture with article.

Submitted by Chris Cornett

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