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Mrs. Maneval is Called September 3, 1920
Susanna Katherine Maneval was born in Switzerland, on Sept. 1st 1842. At the age of eleven she came with her parents to the United States, settling in Ohio, where she remained until 1863 when she moved to Carver County, Minnesota. In January, 1867 she was married to John Maneval at Hancock, Minn., and this same year took up her abode on the "old homestead" in Otter Tail County. She was the mother of six children; three boys; Ed, who resides on the old home place, Horace, of Pelican Rapids, and Will, of Duluth; and three girls, Mrs. Caroline Damschen and Mrs. Alice Damschen, of Pelican Rapids; one girl dying in childhood. She was also grandmother to 14, and great grandmother to 6. Her husband passed away in 1896 but Mrs. Maneval continued to live on the farm until the fall of 1914. Since then she had lived with some one of her children; the last three years being spent with her daughter, Mrs. Caroline Damschen, at Pelican Rapids. She passed away Friday forenoon, Aug. 27th, 1920 after days of lingering following a paralytic stroke; lacking but five days having attained unto the age of 78 years. She leaves also one sister to mourn her departure from earths companionships. The funeral was held from the Methodist church with services in charge of the pastor, Rev. J. Wilbert Lillico, and interment was made in the family lot at Oak Grove Cemetery. A large number of people attended the obsequies for the purpose of paying their respects to the memory of the deceased.

Perham Enterprise Bulletin
Perham, Otter Tail County, Michigan
Thursday, March 27, 1952
John McLeod to Be Buried Here
John F. McLeod, husband of the former Claire Hassler of Perham, died Monday afternoon at Detroit Memorial Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He was 48. Death was due to a heart condition. The McLeods moved to Michigan in 1937 where he operated a service station at Ferndale. She is the daughter of Mrs. Frank Hassler of this village and is well known in the community. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Maureen 16, and 11 year old twins, Diane and Dennis. Funeral services will be held at St. Henry's church Friday at 10 a.m. Rosary will be said at the Schoeneberger Chapel Thursday evening. Interment will be made in St. Henry's cemetery.

Wheelock's Weekly
January 9, 1919
Albert Meier, son of Ferdinand Meier, died from pneumonia, following influenza, at the hospital Christmas Day. He was brought in the day previous. The funeral was held the following day, Rev Kurzweg officiating in the burial. The burial was private, owing to the state regulations.

Emil Henry Meier, 83, of Perham died Monday, July 4, at the Barret Care Center in Barret, Minnesota. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 6, at St John's Lutheran Church in Corliss Township with Rev. Harvey Kietzman officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. Mr Meier was born April 5, 1900 in Corliss Township, the son of Ferdinand and Louisa Meier. He married Elisa Ramsey on March 12, 1924. She passed away July 15, 1982. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs Robert (Dorothy) Brown of Minneapolis; 4 sons, Norman and Raymond of Perham, Clarence of Minneapolis and Alvin of St Paul, 15 grandchildren and 8 great grand-children. Schoenberger Funeral Home, Perham, was in charge of arrangements.

Perham Enterprise Bulletin
Perham, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
Thursday, Jan. 3rd, 1924
Ferdinand Meier, Sr., died Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 1:25 P.M. at his home in Corliss town from sarcoma of the stomach. He had been ill for some time and recently received treatment at the hospital. Mr Meier was born in Germany, June 14 1859, being 65 years, six months and 18 days old. He came to America 80 years ago. The funeral will be held Saturday at St. John's church in Corliss. Further details were not available at the time of going to press.

Mrs. Louisa Meier Pioneer Resident; Passes Away.
Mrs. Louisa Meier passed away at her home in Corliss town Friday morning, June 20 in her 81st year. She was born in Russian Poland June 24, 1861. Louisa Sonnenberg was baptized, spent her childhood, and was confirmed in Poland, Russia. In 1883 she was united in marriage to Ferdinand Meier. In 1896 they came to America, settled in Corliss where they make their home until they passed away. To this union nine children were born, five having preceded her in death. They were: William, Edward, Albert, Annie (Mrs Otto Lubitz), and one died in infancy. Her husband preceded her in death January 2, 1924. After her husband's death she continued to make her home on the same farm with her son and daughter-in-law, where she passed away after a lingering illness of cancer. She leaves to mourn her passing four children: Ferdinand of Park Rapids, Fred of Carrington, ND, and Emil (with whom she has made her home), and Millie (Mrs William Riedman) of Litchville, ND; one sister, Mrs Anna Heuer of Cologne, Minnesota; 33 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. The out of town relatives and friends attending the funeral were Mr and Mrs Wm Riedman and Annabelle of Litchville, ND, Mr and Mrs Fred Sonnenberg, and Mr and Mrs Wm Zaun and daughters all of Valley City, ND, Fred Meier of Carrington, ND and Mr and Mrs Ferd Meier and family of Park Rapids, Minnesota, Mr and Mrs A. A. Olson of Barnesville, Minnesota, Mr and Mrs Jake Allen of Vergas, Mr and Mrs Wm Heuer and sons, Mr and Mrs Gust Drawbert and Lorraine, Mrs Pauline Sonnenberg, Mrs Zeginhagen, Mrs Clapes, all of Bertha, Minnesota, Miss Anna Heuer of St Paul, Mrs G. Schmidt, and Mr and Mrs Lindermeyers of Cologne and August Krabbenhoft and daughter of Glyndon, Minnesota. The pallbearers were Ed Ramsey, Henry Janke, Wilbert Lubitz, Henry Lubitz, Wm Schattschneider and Fred Rausch. Rev Otto Richter of Frazee officiated at the funeral service which was held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the home and 2:00 o'clock at the church in Corliss. Interment was made in the Corliss Cemetery.


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