Charles R. Edwards

Edwards Funeral Here

Last Rites for Victim of Crash; Burial at Fairview Cemetery

Funeral services for Charles R. Edwards of Omaha who was killed in a car accident near Pilger November 30, where held Thursday afternoon.  Burial was at the Fairview cemetery southeast of Battle Creek, where the wife and children of the deceased were buried.

Mr. Edwards was born at Meadow Grove, Nebraska, June 13, 1890, and had reached the age of 58 years, 9 months and 15 days.  He was married to Miss Maude McDaniel in 10915 and lived on a farm near Meadow Grove until 1920, when he moved to Omaha and entered the government postal service and remained an employee of the government until his death.  His wife, a son, Maurice, and a daughter, Jean, had preceded him in death.

Survivors include a brother, Len, and three sisters Mrs. Karl Keyes, Mrs. Louis Fiedler, and Mrs. Claude Scott.  He was a nephew of the Misses Mollie Taylor and Emma Taylor and Mrs. Nannie Dugan of Battle Creek.     Source:  excerpts from Battle Creek Enterprise, Thur. Dec. 2, 1948, page 1.