Merced Sun Star
Saturday, Feb. 14, 1959, page 9
 
William Silman
 
William Stewart Silman, 74, who was born in Merced, died early today in the Grace Nursing Home at Livingston.
 
 Mr. Silman was a former rural mail carrier for the Merced Post Office.
 
 Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Solis Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Gerald Lowe, pastor of the First Methodist Church here, officiating. Entombment will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park here.
 
 Mr. Silman, whose wife died last June, leaves one daughter, Mrs. Paul Westfall of Merced; three sons, Otho Saunders of Rialto, John Silman of Cupertino and Thomas Silman of San Francisco; one sister, Mrs. Fannie Wilson of Petaluma; and six grandchildren.

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