Widmer, Daniel, 1984-1958

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Widmer, Daniel, 1984-1958

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Widmer, Dan, son of Christian and Barbara (Roth) Widmer, was born Feb. 17, 1884, near Wayland, Iowa; passed away May 2, 1958, at the Silverton Hospital as a result of a cerebral hemorrhage; aged 74 y. 2 m. 15 d. On Nov. 8, 1908, he was married to Elfie M. Yoder at Hubbard, Oreg. She preceded him in death Aug. 23, 1957. Surviving are 2 sons (Urban and Daniel M., Woodburn, Oreg.), 6 daughters (LuElla-Mrs. Wayne Yoder, Northridge, Calif.; Priscilla ­Mrs. Harry Kropf, Albany, Oreg.; Pauline-Mrs. Earl Wyatt, Tangent, Oreg.; Alene Widmer and Pearl-Mrs. Morley King, both of Woodburn, Oreg.; and Nadine-Mrs. Virgil Brooks, Salem, Oreg.), 26 grandchildren, 4 brothers and 2 sisters (J. N., Corvallis, Oreg.; Herbert, Colfax, Wash.; Elmer, Salem, Oreg.; Ezra, Katie-Mrs. Harl Burck, and Gladys-Mrs. Floyd Whitaker, all of Albany, Oreg.). In his youth he united with the Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Zion Mennonite Church, of which he was a member, May 4, in charge of John Lederach, C. I. Kropf, and N. A. Lind. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.


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