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Information for William “Bill” Mayer
23 January, 1895 – 5 November, 1985
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1985

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Bill Mayer

    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, Caldwell.  The Rev. David C. Quail of the Grace Lutheran Church, Caldwell, 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 Falls.  They later resided in Parma before moving to Garden Valley.  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.
    He is 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 Elks Rehabilitation Hospital, or to a favorite charity.
    Friends may call Monday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Chapel in Caldwell.

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