Wilbert MayerWilbert W. Mayer, 85, Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown. Mr. Mayer was born Nov. 26, 1924, on the family farm northwest of Streeter, N.D., the son of Emil O. and Elizabeth (Moser) Mayer.
Wilbert W. Mayer, 85, Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.
Mr. Mayer was born Nov. 26, 1924, on the family farm northwest of Streeter, N.D., the son of Emil O. and Elizabeth (Moser) Mayer. He grew up and received his elementary education at the local rural school and worked on the family farm. He married Erma Fercho on June 17, 1948, north of Lehr, N.D. They made their home in the Streeter-Lehr area where he farmed. In 1963, they moved north of Medina, N.D., later moving south of Medina in 1965. In 1976, they moved to a farm in Eldridge, N.D., where they raised sheep and he also did scrap iron work. They moved to Jamestown in February 2010. He attended First Assembly of God Church, Jamestown.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Evelyn (Dennis) Hofmann, Grace City, N.D., and Kathy (Wayne) Mittleider, Tappen, N.D.; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Mayer, Twin Valley, Minn.; two brothers, Eddie (Doris), Streeter, and Eugene (Ramona), Medina; two sisters, Loraine (Walter) Ruff, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Martha Ruff, Jamestown; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, David; his parents; a brother, Paul; and a sister, Clara.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, First Assembly of God Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. Darrell Losing officiating.
Prayer service: 7 p.m. Monday, Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown.
Online guestbook: www.
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