NEHAWAKA (Special)—W.V. Edmison, former resident of Nehawka, died at a hospital in Weiser, Idaho, on Tuesday, June 23, following a two week illness. He had suffered a stroke prior to his death. Mr. Edmison was 74 years old.
Native of Peru, Nebraska, he was born on January 24, 1879, the son of Joseph and Jane Edmison. He was married on December 7, 1899, to Maude Clemans. Mr. Edmison was a member of the Methodist church.
He had lived at Lincoln and Nehawka before going to Cambridge, Idaho, 15 years ago to reside with a son. Mr. Edmison was a carpenter and machinist.
Surviving are two sons, Geoffrey of Cambridge, Idaho, and Marvin, of Fayetteville, Arkansas.. [sic] five daughters, Mrs. Lela McCoy of Pineville, Oregon; Mrs. Elsie Edmonds of Nehawak, Mrs. Ina Murphy of Tharpe, Wis., Mrs. Inez Hessner of San Bernardino, Calif., and Mrs. Jane Dreiman of Elmore, Minn. Twenty-five grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren also survive.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Maude; and two sons who died in infancy.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Hobson Funeral Home in Weeping Water. Burial was at College View.
Source: The Plattsmouth Journal, June 29, 1953.