NEAL FONGER FUNERAL – GRANDVILLE
(Grandville Avenue Record, March 22, 1918 – Pg. 5)
Funeral services for Neal Fonger, a Grand Rapids youth who died recently, a victim of spinal meningitis, held Tuesday afternoon at the Smith Memorila church. Rev. H. McConnell preaching.
The body arrived in this city Monday morning. A number of sailors and soldiers, friends of Fonger, who are home on furloughs, took part in the funeral services and a large number paid tribute to his life by being present.
The remains were taken to Grandville, Michigan for interment under military escort.
NOTE: The American Legion – Neal E. Fonger Post No. 179 is located just north of Grandville, Michigan.
Created: 16 June 2007