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Obituary from Mt. Vernon Register News - February 1958 

Ruth A. Menzer Dies Yesterday At Age 86 Years 

Mrs. Ruth Amanda Menzer died at 5:45 p.m. Sunday at the 
Setzekorn Nursing Home, at the age of 86 years, one month and seven days. 
She was the widow of Frank B. Menzer. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Myers 
Chapel, with the Rev. Dale Harmon officiating, and burial will be in Oakwood 
cemetery. 

The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call 
after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday. 

Mrs. Menzer was born January 2, 1872 in Shiloh township, the 
daughter of Leander C. and Martha (Piper) Johnson. She was a lifetime resident 
of this county. 

She was married to Frank B. Menzer, who preceded her in death July 
12, 1919. 

She was a member of the First Methodist church. 

Surviving are two sons, Louis L. of Arlington, Va., and Paul J. of 
Marion, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Glen Pettit and Mrs. Betty Lang of Mt. 
Vernon and Mrs. Melvin Wicks of McLeansboro; five grandchildren and nine great 
grandchildren. 

Submitted by Mary Jane Ohms 
Feb 2002
 
 
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