Acton Memorial Library
Everett Wheeler died yesterday at his home, 115 Branch street, aged 70 years and eight months. He leaves one brother, Addison D., of East Acton. Deceased was a Civil war veteran, serving in Co. E, 26th Massachusetts infantry.
The funeral of Everett Wheeler was held from the home of Mrs. C.L. Mitchel, 115 Branch street, Sunday afternoon at 1.30 o’clock. The flowers were many and beautiful. The services were conducted by Rev. C.E. Fisher, pastor of the First Universalist church, and the selections, “No Night There” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere,” were sung by Mrs. F.J. Roberts. The bearers were all members of the Sons of Veterans: L.H. Devoe, L.F. Munroe, W.H. Curtis and Steven L. Piper. Burial was in the family lot in the Edson cemetery, where the committal services were read by Rev. Dr. Fisher and taps was sounded by Bugler L.F. Munroe. The funeral arrangements were in charge of Undertakers Simmons & Brown.