Hansel, John L. 1845-1942
HANSEL, BOWMAN, LEARN, ANNETT, HAGEMAN, HAMMOND
Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 9/8/2015 at 20:57:55
John L. Hansel was born May 23, 1845 in Green county, Pennsylvania and died at the home of his son, Robert, on September 2, 1942 at the age of 97 years, 3 months and 9 days.
A son of Philip and Catherine Hansel, natives of the keystone state, he came to Iowa with his parents about the year 1850. They settled on the same farm where John L. died.
He was married to Mary M. Bowman who preceded him in death a number of years ago.
After his marriage he purchased a farm in Mallory township where he resided until 2 1/2 years ago when he moved with his son Robert to the farm where he died.
Three children survive: Mrs. Lizzie Learn of Garber, Mrs. Myrtle Annett of Minneapolis, and Robert of Garber. Six grandchildren, Howard John Hansel of Garber, Pearl Hansel of Elkader, Oral Hageman of Rochester, N.Y., Howard Learn of Hannibal, Wis., Dale Learn of Dundee and John Learn of Nashua; seven great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren also survive.
Two sisters, Rebecca Bowman of Garber and Mrs. John Hammond of Clear Lake, Wis., also mourn his death.
Funeral services were held in the home on Friday by Rev. Blitz and interment was made in the Brown cemetery.
~Clayton County Register, September 9, 1942
Clayton Obituaries maintained by Sharyl Ferrall.
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