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William W. Vedder obituary

W. W. Vedder, Sr., Schoharie, Dies

     William W. Vedder, Sr., 65, real estate and insurance agent died Friday, Feb. 1, 1963, at his home in Schoharie. Funeral services were held Sunday, 1 P.M., at the Warner Funeral Home, Schoharie, with the Rev. Thomas H. Hedges, Community Church pastor, officiating. Members of Schoharie Valley Lodge No. 491, F&AM conducted services at the funeral home Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Burial was made in the Old Stone Fort Cemetery, Schoharie.
     Mr. Vedder was born in 1897 in Hartford, Conn. he came to Schoharie when he was 15 years old. He had been in the insurance business since 1944.
     A veteran of World War I, Mr. Vedder was a member of Schoharie Post 1261, American Legion. He was a member of Schoharie F&AM Lodge, the Schoharie Rotary Club and was an exempt fireman of the Niagara Engine Company. he was also a member of the State and National Associations of Real Estate Boards, the Schoharie County Realtors Association and the County Insurance Agents Association.
     Mr. Vedder attended the Community Church of Schoharie.
     Husband of the late Florence Kniffen Vedder, he is survived by two sons, William W. Vedder Jr. of Schoharie, and Edwin Vedder III of Boston, Mass.; a daughter, Mrs. Joe Adams of Schoharie, and six grandchildren.


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