WEILAND, John (1892-1918)
Posted By: Hancock Co Genealogical Society (email)
Date: 10/1/2017 at 17:36:30
Palo, Iowa, Aug. 27. - John Weiland was born at Belmond, Iowa, July 20, 1892. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Weiland. Mr. Weiland was graduated from high school at Klemme, Iowa. Going from there to Chicago where he finished at the Plumbing Coyne National Trade school. After which he was married to Miss Betty Carleton, Aug. 4, 1916, coming to Palo three years ago, and taking the position as manager of the Palo Live Stock and Lumber company, which place he filled well and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.
He was taken sick two weeks before his death with hemorrhage of the stomach and passed away on Sunday evening, August 18 at the age of 26 years. The funeral was held from the M. E. church on Tuesday afternoon, August 20. The Rev. R. Thompson officiated, and also being in charge of the Masonic lodge of which he was a member. Miss Anita Yates sang "I Know He Knows" and Fred Kahler sang "Saved by Grace."
Surviving are his wife and one year old daughter, parents, one sister. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. He was taken to Klemme, Iowa for interment.
source: Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, 27 Aug 1918, page 2, col 2
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