15 September 2013

Sunday's Obituary: William B. Dyer


Expired suddenly Thursday After-
noon at Seeley Street Home

   William B. Dyer, aged 69 years,
died of heart failure at 5:30 o'clock
Thursday afternoon at his home,
130 Seeley street. Mr. Dyer has
not been well for a few days but
had not been confined to his bed
and his death came unexpectedly.
   Mr. Dyer moved to this city from
Adrian township where he was a 
farmer for many years.  He came
to Lenawee County from New York
state when he was a young man
and had spent most of his life here.
The last eight years of his life had
been spent in Adrian.
   He is survivied by his widow, two
daughters, Mrs. Allen Bruce of Po-
catello, Idaho, Miss Jessie Dyer of
Kingston, N.Y., two sons, Edward 
of Toronto, Canada and Howard
Dyer, who lives at home, and a
step-son, Harold Dyer, also of Ad-
   Funeral services will be held at 
3:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at
the home with the burial in Oak-
wood cemetery.

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William B. Dyer was the son of my third great grandparents, William G. Dyer and Mary Ann Dyer, nee Swallow.  The above obituary was found in the Adrian Daily Telegram, Adrian, Michigan, March 17, 1922 edition.  Microfilm available at the Library of Michigan, Lansing, Michigan.

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