The Aney brothers were busy men in and around Peever in the early years and on into the forties where the younger ones were remembered by some of us.Rueben and Allan had a hog farm on the north side of town and also a few cows. They had a livery barn that stood on the vacant lot to the east of the new community center in the time when livery barns were needed. Otis (O.R) and his wife Amelia operated the Palace Hotel and the store that stood to the north of the M. Opitz building which is now Chars Cafe.

Go to the Early Business News from the Peever Pilot on the Early Business page and you can read what was going on with the Aneys in Peever in 1910 and other years from the Peever Pilot. Just click on the Aney Brothers name at the top of this page and it will take you there.


Located on the east side of Peever main street next to M. Opitz building

Amelia (Stewart) and Otis Aney married on June 22, 1892 in Lake Township,SD