Wayland, March 11 - Harry J. Niles died at his home in Wayland recently, age 74 years. Mr. Niles was editor of a Springwater paper for many years and also the Wayland Advance.
He was a resident of Springwater until about 13 years ago, when he moved to Wayland and had his office on east Naples street.
He is survived by his wife, Minnie Niles, one son, William Niles of Wayland; a brother, Ed Niles of Rochester; and a sister, Mrs. Jennie Price of Springwater.
The body was removed to the home of his sister, Mrs. Jennie Price at Springwater where the funeral was held Thursday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Tubbs of the Methodist church of Springwater officiated.
Burial was at Mount Vernon Evergreen cemetery Springwater.
Mrs. Minnie R. Niles, 85, died in Wayland Hospital Friday (8 May 1964) after a long illness.
Her lone survivor is a son, William of Wayland. She was the widow of Harry J. Niles, publisher of the Springwater Enterprise. Until retirement, she was an active partner in the operation of the Niles Studio here. Mrs. Niles was a native of Lima.
A prayer service was held Tuesday in the Stanton Funeral Home followed by Requiem Mass in St. Joseph’s Church. The Msgr. Adelbert J. Schneider officiated.