Fred Rahmeyer Of Toulon Dies

Fred H. Rahmeyer, 64, of Toulon, owner of the Rahmeyer Insurance Agency, died at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Proctor Hospital, Peoria. 

Mr. Rahmeyer was in the insurance business in Toulon for 30 years. For many years, he also raised and showed Shetland ponies and was a member of the American Shetland Pony Club. He was also a veteran of World War II and a member of the Wyoming Masonic Lodge. 

He was born March 17, 1906, near Castletown in Stark County, the son of Frederick and Hannah Beenders Rahmeyer. He was married June 15, 1947, in Peoria to Evelyn Welker of Astoria. 

He is survived by his widow; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer (Loretta) Luedtke and Mrs. Lowell (Frieda) Willard, both of Fairmont, Minn.; three brothers, Arthur of Peoria, Laurence of Mount Clemens, Mich., and Ervin of Granada, Minn.; and a step mother, Bessie Rahmeyer of Kewanee. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. 

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, at the Kidd Funeral Home, Toulon. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Gardens near Kewanee.

Those from here attending the services of their brother-in-law, Fred Rahmeyer, were Mr. and Mrs. Willis Derry, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Head, Mr. and Mrs. Max Welker and Mr. and Mrs. Gale Welker and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Head remained for a longer visit.


Published in the Astoria Argus-Searchlight on 10/14/1970

 

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