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CELIA GRIFFIN KILLED IN AUTO CRASH FRIDAY
Cars of Lloyd Roemer, Eldon Graff Collide Near Weaver
Miss Cecelia Griffin of West Wabasha met almost instant death Friday morning, January 21st (1938), when a car in which she was riding, collided head on with a car driven by Eldon Graff. The collision occurred on the detour of Highway 42, between Kellogg and Plainview, at a point about three miles from Weaver, at eight o'clock that morning.
Miss Griffin who since last fall had been the teacher of the rural school in the Schilling District 81, Watopa Township, was on her way to her school, riding with Lloyd Roemer, star mail route carrier between Wabasha and Plainview, and was but a short distance from her school when the accident occurred. Mr. Roemer, the driver of the mail truck, a 1937 Ford paneled body truck, sustained a fractured knee cap and other bruises. Eldon Graff, 22 year of son of Mr. and Mr.s. George Graff of Indian Creek, who was the driver of the other car, a 1928 Oakland Sedan, suffered minor cuts and bruises.
In the collision, Miss griffin was thrown forward in such a manner as to fracture her jaw and crush her chest. Graff took her to the home of Louis Sweet, a nearby farm home. She was still alive when they reached there, but never regained consciousness and death ensued shortly.
Mr. Roemer was taken to St. Elizabeth's hospital for treatment for his injuries. His brother, Donald, who holds the contra6t for the mail route, has been at the hospital for some time, recovering from injuries to his spine which he recently sustained in a fall from a scaffold.
Cecelia Griffin, 53, was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Griffin, born in this city September 14, 1884. She was a graduate of the Wabasha High School and later attended Winona Normal and studied during the summer months at the University of Minnesota Since the year 1908 Miss Griffin had been a teacher in the rural schools of Wabasha County, and was held in high regard by pupils and patrons of the schools in whi! ch she h ad taught.
Deceased is survived by two brothers and a sister, Stewart P. Griffin, Wabasha; Gerald Griffin of index, Washington; and Mrs F. W. Krajicek, Reno, Nevada.
Funeral services sere held from St. Felix church at 9:30 o'clock Monday morning, with Father John Bartholome officiating at the Requiem High Mass. Pall bearers were: William Gosse, John Huber, Charles Carrels, Jos. L. Meyer, Vincent Cheslik, and Andrew Pulles. Burial was in St. Felix cemetery.
Among the out of town relatives and re=friends here for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs George Cameron, Jr and daughters, Katherine and Marcella and George Cameron , Sr., all of Inver Grove; Gregory Conners , Francis Conners, Paul Conners, and Richard Conners, St. Paul; Mr and Mrs Sterl Duquesne, Mr and Mrs Ott Thomas and Miss Mildred Hall all of Minneapolis; Mr and Mrs George Gilsdorf, Millville; Mr and Mrs Ervin Dietrich and family of Plainview' Mrs. William Giesler and daughter Elizabeth of Theilman; Mr and Mrs George Graff and family of Weaver; Mr and Mrs Martin Binner of La Crosse; Miss Albertine Tibesar and Mrs. Appel of Rollingstone; and the Misses Mary Keating and rose Maher of Kellogg.
Source: Family Newspaper Clippings
Lloyd Roemer, 62, of Wabasha dies
Wabasha-Lloyd Roemer, 62, of Wabasha, died of a heart condition Saturday evening at his farm.
Mr. Roemer was born Novemeber 29, 1912. He Married Christian Markey June 17, 1938, in Wabasha.
They lived in Pepin Township and farmed there until retirement in 1973 because of ill health. He was a painting contractor for many years. For the past three years he had been the bailiff of Wabasha district and County courts.
Survivors include his widow, four sons, Bernanrd, James and Rober all of Wabasha, and Larry of Minnesota City; Three daughters Mrs. David (Marcia) Meyer, Mrs. James (Joanne) Passe both of Wabasha, and Mrs. Charles (Penny) Priefert of Pepin WI; one brother, Donald of Wabasha; 18 grandchildren. One sister precided him in death.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Felix Catholic Church with the Rev. Edgar Schaefer officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery.
Active Pallbearers will be Louis Burrichter, Otto Muerer, Ted Oenning, Clifford Haslack, William Vaplon, and Orville Roemer.
Honorary pallbearers, Judge Dennis Weber, Judge Glenn Kelly, Henri Arguin, George Hanson, James Dose, and Myles Peterson.
Friends may call at the Abbott-Wise Funeral Home this afternoon and until time of service Tuesday. The Catholic Order of Foresters will recite the Rosery at 7:30 p.m. this evening. The Parish will recite it at 8 p.m. this evening.
Hand written at bottom of obit: Died Nov. 22 and buried Nov 25, 1975