Wilder Will Be Buried at Lyle

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Monday, June 17, 1935
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Banker and Manufacturer Dies at Minnetonka Home

Funeral services for Alanson B Wilder, 70, Minneapolis banker and manufacturer who died early Sunday at his Lake Minnetonka home, will be at Scottish Rite temple Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., with interment at Lyle, Minn., where Mr. Wilder was born in 1864.

Actively engaged in the metal manufacturing business in Minneapolis for the past 22 years, Mr. Wilder was a member of Zuhrah Temple and active in the Minneapolis Rotary club. He was chairman of the board of directors of the University State bank and a member of the board of directors of the Marquette National bank at the time of his death.

He is survived by the widow, two daughters, Miss Maurine Wilder and Mrs. Vera M. Prather, both of Minneapolis and by one son, Irving L. Wilder of Lyle, Minn. He also is survived by seven grandchildren.

A pioneer manufacturer of corrugated drainage pipe, Mr. Wilder founded his first firm at Lyle, in 1905. He sold his interest in this business to the American Rolling Mill Company in 1927, continuing active in the manufacture of metal signs.

Acting pallbearers will be Henry Voegell, Merwin Porter, S. V. Wood, Sam Berg, Dr. Arthur E. Allen and George B. Palmer. Honorary pall bearers will be E. A. Roberts, W. R. Hunter, C. N. McMillan, R. W. Manuel, A. J. Veigel, Ole Harstad, B. J. Robertson, F. L. Pierce, N. V. Lux, Dr. W. F. Lasby, F. F. Zander, F. J. Pesek. John A. Thompson and F. P. Noble.