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Murray M. Bier

Murray M. Bier, 96, of Tavares, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, in the Villages, Fla. 

Murray M. Bier

He was born on July 31, 1926 in Hannibal, Mo., the son of William H. and Nellie Bowen Bier. He married Katherine I. Schaeffer, Sept. 8, 1945 who preceded him in death. 

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Bier Keller, Tavares; two grandchildren, Melanie A. Keller-Pooler Agat, Guam; and Robert Keller. Deland, Fla.; and one great-grandchild, Tucker Keller, Deland.

Mr. Bier was past vice-president of Palmyra State Bank, past right-away solicitor for Northeast Electric Power Coop, past general chairman of Marion County Fall Festival and Junior Fair and was one-third owner of Marion County Implement in the 1960s, 

He was a lifetime member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War. He served in the United States Army, in the

33rd Infantry Division, and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge during World War II.

Mr. Bier was a buyer and seller of real estate. 

He was a graduate of Hannibal High School. 

Online guestbook available at 

Arrangements are by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.