Troy Daily News
6 November 1939
Final rites were conducted at 1pm Monday from the Jos. W. Irvin funeral home of Mrs. Mary Effie Duer, 70, widow of Walter Duer, former Troy clothing merchant, who died at 4:30 pm Saturday at her home, 509 1/2 West Water street. Rev Lloyd Roberts, pastor of the Congregational Christian church at Piqua, of which the decedent was a member, was in charge and interment was made in the Riverside cemetery here.
Mrs. Duer had been ill 10 months with a heart disease, and her condition had been critical for several weeks. She was born Jan 10, 1869, in Perry Co, OH, the daughter of Daniel H and Harriet Stewart Lentz.
Survivors include two step-children, Mrs. A L Paschall of Troy and John Duer of Brookville; one brother, Roy of Middletown; and a number of nieces and nephews residing in Piqua and Middletown.
Mary Effie (nee Lentz) Duer
was born on 10 Jan 1868
and died 4 Nov 1939
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