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Auer, George A. 1892-1949

AUER, RIEGEL, CHETTINGER, GARAGHTY

Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 6/26/2014 at 13:09:49

Oelwein Daily Register, Fri., 28 Oct. 1949.

Elkader-- George A. Auer, 57, widely-known Clayton county farmer, died at his home in Garnavillo township, 8 miles west of Elkader, Thursday noon.

Funeral services will be held at 9:00 Monday morning in the Garnavillo St. Joseph Catholic church with burial in the Catholic cemetery. The Dickman funeral home is in charge of arrangements. The body will lie in state at the residence.

Mr. Auer was active in Farm Bureau circles being director of the Clayton county Farm Bureau and a member of the Clayton county Triple A. He was known as a Brown Swiss cattle breeder.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Pat, at home and four sons; Ted, Garnavillo; Robert, students at St. Mary's Seminary at Baltimore, Md.; Greg, a medical student at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, and James, at home. Two sisters, Mrs. Thomas Garaghty, Elkader, and Ambrosia, Garnavillo, and one brother, Oscar Auer, also survive.

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Added by Reid on 9/3/2017:

Clayton County Register, Thur., 3 Nov. 1949.

Funeral services for George A. Auer, 57, of Read township, were held in St. Joseph's church, Garnavillo, at 10 o'clock Monday morning. The Rev. Father L. C. Iekel officiated at the solemn requiem high mass and burial was in St. Joseph Catholic cemetery. Mr. Auer died at his home about 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, after an illness of several months.

George Auer was born May 21, 1892, son of Frank and Margaret Riegel Auer, on the Auer homestead in Read township. He attended St. Joseph's school, Garnavillo, and on Nov. 26, 1924, was married to Pearl E. Chettinger, Garnavillo. The couple lived on a farm in Jefferson township for four years, then moved to the farm in Read township which has been their home since.

Besides the wife, he is survived by five children; Theodore of Garnavillo; Robert, at St. Mary's seminary in Baltimore; George Gregory, medical student at SUI; and Patricia and James at home; three grandchildren; one brother, Oscar, and two sisters, Miss Rose, living with her brother on the home farm, and Mrs. Thomas Garaghty, Elkader. His parents and one brother, John, who died in 1940, preceded him in death.

George Auer was well known as a breeder of Brown Swiss cattle and has always been prominent in Clayton County Farm Bureau work. He was a veteran of World War I, a member and officer of the Knights of Columbus, and a member of the Holy Name society.

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