Mrs. Metzen Passes Away at Hospital.
Well known resident dies after an operation - burial Tuesday.
Mrs. Pearl Metzen, 44 years old, wife of Henry metzen, Sr. of 433 Seventh Avenue south, died at 5:00 a.m. today at St. Joseph's hospital, St. Paul, following an operation earlier in the week. Surviving her besides her husband are one daughter, Miss Lucille Metzen, who will arrive from Chicago, Ill., this evening where she has been spending her vacation; two sons, Henry Jr., and Floyd of this city; her step-mother, Mrs. W. M. Gebhart, who also will arrive this evening from Chicago; one sister, Mrs. Irene George and three brothers, Harvey, Arthur and Wallace Gebhart, all of this city.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Augustine's Catholic Church with burial in Calvary cemetery. Rev. Jeremiah O'Callaghan will be in charge of the service.
Mrs. Metzen was born March 28, 1883 in Tennessee. She later moved to Chicago and on April 24, 1901 was married to Mr. Metzen. They have lived in South St. Paul since their marriage. The deceased was a member of St. Anne's club and of the Women of the Mooseheart Legion and the Degree of Honor.
The remains will be at the Wilwerscheid funeral home at 49 West Ninth street, St. Paul until Monday morning when they will be brought to the family home.
Mr. Metzen has been connected with Swift & Company for many years. He has served the city as police commissioner in the recent past, his term having expired last month.
from Elsie Robbins scrapbook. Mrs Metzen to my knowledge is not a family member of ours. Please see attached copy of the news clipping. Elsie did not write a date on the paper or in her scrapbook.