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Notes for Woodrow Pfeifer

September 12, 1918
WWI Draft Registration Card
Ervin Laverne Pfeifer
Born May 26, 1877, age 41
Address: RR 4, DeWitt, Saline, Nebraska
Occupation: Farmer
Nearest relative: Beatrice Kate Pfeifer, RR 4, DeWitt, Saline, Nebraska
Medium height, Medium build, blue eyes, brown hair
Sight of right eye destroyed

November 02, 1918 - Ervin Pfeifer died

1920 census DeWitt, Saline Co., NE
Household #27
Beatrice K. Pfeifer, age 45, widowed, farm operator, MO/PA/IA
Ileta, age 14, NE/IL/MO
Ira, age 13, NE/IL/MO
Irma, age 11, NE/IL/MO
Woodrow, age 9, NE/IL/MO
Laverne, age 3, NE/IL/MO

1930 census DeWitt, Saline Co., NE ED 76-7, page 4A
Beatrice K. Pfeifer, head, age 55, widowed, MO/IL/MO
Ira P., son, age 23, NE/IL/MO, farmer, general farm
Woodrow H., son, age 19, NE/IL/MO, laborer, odd jobs
LaVerne F., son, age 13, NE/IL/MO

1932 City Directory Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska
Pfeifer, Woodrow asst Wadlow Mortuary r1225 L

1933 City Directory Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska
Pfeifer, Woodrow asst Wadlow's Mortuary rdo

1934 City Directory Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska
Pfeifer, Woodrow embalmer Wadlow's Mortuary r1225 L

1935 City Directory Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska
Pfeifer, Beatrice (wid Irwin) r540 N 15th
" LaVern student r540 N 15th
" Woodrow embalmer r540 N 15th

August 18, 1937 - Woodrow Pfeifer married Arda Weekly

May 15, 1938 article in the Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, Nebraska:
Woodrow Pfeifer of Grand Island was in Lincoln Saturday and Sunday visiting with his mother, Mrs. Beatrice Pfeifer, and brother LaVerne. Mrs. Pfeifer celebrated her birthday Saturday.

1945 City Directory Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska
Pfeifer Arda E Mrs nurse Health Dept r 1505 Garfield
" Beatrice K (wid Erving L) h3357 Holdrege
" Ira P (Ruth L) USA r3357 Holdrege
" Ruth meatctr Safeway Stores Inc r3357 Holdrege
PFEIFER WOODROW (Arda E), Associate Cecil E. Wadlow Mortuary, h 1505 Garfield, Tel 3-1858

Sunday, March 6, 1960, Lincoln Evening Journal
Mrs. Beatrice K. Pfeifer, 85, of 1960 Park Ave., died Saturday. She had been a Lincoln resident since 1934 and was a member of Christ Methodist Church. Survivors: daughters, Mrs. Aileen Nicholas of DeWitt and Mrs. Irma Mankamyer of Sutton: sons, Ira P. of Honolulu, Hawaii, Woodrow H. of Lexington, and Dr. LaVerne F. of Lincoln. 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Wadlows.

Info from daughter Linda Pfeifer Dodds - Woodrow was an undertaker. He had a funeral home called Pfeifer - Newman Mortuary in Lexington, Dawson Co., Nebraska.