Class of 1908

George Wesley Beyers

March 21, 1887 – January 27, 1921

The body of Geo. W. Beyers, 33, who died January 27th in Sidney, Nebraska, arrived in Perry Wednesday morning and funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church Thursday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. Beers officiated, and interment made in Grace Hill cemetery.

Beyers was born March 21, 1887, in Beloit, Kansas, to George R. and Laura A. (Parks) Beyers. He lived in Perry during the early days of the community, graduating from Perry high school in 1908 with 22 other students, including his sister, Lulu. He continued his education at the Capital City Business College in Guthrie and on Feb. 24, 1910, took the position of manager at the A. C. Houston Lumber, Co. in Red Rock.

On June 26, 1913, he and Mabel R. Price were married in Colorado.

At the time of his military registration for World War I they were living in Hastings, Nebraska, and he was working as a carpenter. After the war they are shown residing in Kanorado, Kansas, and Beyers was again managing a lumber yard.

He was predeceased by his mother: one sister, Mrs. Lavona Danford; and one brother, Harry Beyers.

Surviving are his wife, Mabel, and daughter, Isla, of the home; father and step mother, Emma Beyers, Perry; brothers, Rufus Beyers and Curtis Beyers; and sister, Mrs. Lulu Younger, Oklahoma City, OK.