November 20, 1924
OBITUARY ~ PETER HENRY WEEDA
Peter Henry Weeda, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Weeda, was born at Pella, Marion County, Iowa, on May 8, 1889 and died Nov. 12, 1924 at the Methodist Hospital in Des Moines being 35 years,. 5 months and 13 days at the time of his death.
He came with his parents in 1896 to Ringgold County, Iowa.
On Dec, 28, 1915 he was united in marriage to Miss Nellie Miller of
Clearfield. To this union were born two sons: Miller Richard aged 7 and Donald Lyle aged 5, years.
In 1917 he, moved to Clearfield Iowa where be lived until the time of his death.
He was converted and united with the United Presbyterian church at Clearfield in 1919.
He leaves to mourn his departure, his devoted wife and two sons his aged parents, six brothers Dick, C. N., G. B . L. R . and B. D. Weeda all of Tingley, Iowa, and John Weeda of Glendale, California, and three sisters living, two having died in infancy. The sisters are Mrs Maggie Eckerman and Mrs. Nancy Burrusch of Tingley, and Mrs. Nellie Sherwood of Wood, South Dakota; also a huge number of nephews and nieces and a host of friends.
He was a faithful husband, father, son and brothers and a Christian friend and neighbor. We would have been glad to have kept him here on earth with us all but the Lord's ways are not our ways and His will be done. [poem]
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the U. P. Church conducted by his pastor S. Boyd Johnson, assisted by the pastor of the Christian church, Mr. Muir. Interment was in the Clearfield cemetery.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, December of 2011
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