Etc. -- Mrs. Leamon Beemer's 1918 obituary and funeral
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An unedited transcription of a page 1 article from the 19 Dec 1918 Waterford Star newspaper.
[Some paragraph breaks added by the transcriber]

Death of Mrs. Leamon Beemer

Mrs. Leamon Beemer died at her home in this place on Friday last after an illness of over a year with cancer of the stomach.

She was a daughter of Mr. John Duesling, sr., and had lived in Waterford many years.

Her husband and several brothers and sisters survive. They are: Edward Glover, Thomas, John, William, Isaac, George and Lewis, all of Waterford. Mrs. Albert Platts, Mrs. Charles Farmer of Detroit, Mrs. James Pettit of Townsend Centre.

The funeral was held from her late residence on Monday morning, the service being conducted by Elders St. John and Yerks. There were many in attendance to pay respect for the deceased. Interment took place in Greenwood Cemetery.

The floral tributes consisted of the following: 
[sprays] from husband,  Mr. and Mrs. John Duesling, 
Mr. and Mrs. James Pettit, Mr. and Mrs. George Duesling, Mr. Isaac Duesling and Mrs. Frank Duesling.

An unedited transcription of an item from the Waterford column on page 2 of the 19 Dec 1918 Simcoe Reformer newspaper. 

After a lingering illness Mrs. Leamon Beemer, aged 5[4] years, died in Waterford on Friday, Dec. 14th. The funeral took place on Monday at 11 a.m. from her late residence, intrment [sic] in Greenwood cemetery. Services were conducted by Elder St. John and Elder P. Yerks of the Latter Day Saints Church. The deceased leaves a sorrowing husband and several brothers to mourn their loss. To these the sincere sympathy of Waterford and vicinity is extended.

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