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Frederick Joachim Georg Panncke Jr.


Posted By: Errin Wilker (email)
Date: 3/3/2006 at 20:42:45

*NOTE* Fred Panncke, Jr. was my husband's paternal great-grandfather. This obituary is a clipping from Postville newspaper.

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Frederick John George Panncke, son of Frederick Henry Christian Panncke and Dorothea Busacker Panncke, was born August 31, 1874, at Garnavillo, and departed this life after a brief illness on April 6, 1953, at his late home in Postville, aged 78 years, 7 months and 5 days.

Mr. Panncke was received into active member ship in the Lutheran Church on April 14, 1889, in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Postville.

He was united in marriage with Caroline Kahlstorf of Manly, IA at Manly. To this union two children were born, both of whom survive the passing of their father.

Mr. Panncke spent the first nine years of his life in Garnavillo. He then accompanied his parents to Grand Meadow Township where the family home was established. He spent the remainder of his earthly life as a resident of Postville.

After their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Panncke established their home on the parental farm in Grand Meadow Township. Here they farmed for 32 years. In 1941, Mr. and Mrs. Panncke retired to Postville and resided here together until, death came to him.

Left to mourn his passing are his widow; two children: Harold Panncke on the home farm and Mrs. Arno (Ella) Wilker of Luana; five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Amelia Heins of Postville; as well as other relatives and friends.

Mr. Panncke was preceded in death by his parents, and two infant brothers, John and Henry.

Funeral services were held last Wednesday afternoon at 2:00pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The rites were in charge of Rev. Frederick R. Ludwig, pastor of St. Paul's. Burial was in Postville cemetery.


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