Graveside services for William "Bill" Mayer, 90, Meridian,
formerly of Caldwell, who died of natural causes Wednesday,
Nov. 6, at the home of his grandson in Marsing, will be held
11 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
The Rev. David C.
Quail of the Grace Lutheran
will officiate, under the direction of Flahiff Chapel of Caldwell. Friends
are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Mr. Mayer, a retired Dairymen's Creamery boiler man, was
born Jan. 23, 1895, at Bessarrabia,
South Russia, a son of Christian and Marie
Steinward Mayer. In
1901 he moved with his family to Coleharbor, N.D.
He married Carolina
Scheuffle Jan. 10, 1924, at
Minot, N.D. The
couple made their home in North Dakota
until 1929 when they moved to American
later resided in Parma
before moving to
They moved to the
Knowlton Heights Community near Marsing in 1934 and farmed
until 1944, at which time the couple came to Caldwell.
He worked for
Dairymen's Creamery and B and M Implement. His wife died
Dec. 2, 1983.
He was a member of the Grace Lutheran
Church, Caldwell; the American Legion Loren Trotter
Post 35; and World War I Veterans Post 617, Caldwell.
survived by a grandson, Jack Mayer of Marsing; a
granddaughter, Karen (Mrs. Allan) Marchbanks of Meridian;
three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, a son, four brothers and two sisters.
Memorials may be made to the Idaho
Hospital, or to a favorite
Friends may call Monday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the
Flahiff Chapel in