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Gregory (Gregers) Juhl, 1850-1937


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/27/2009 at 07:05:17

G. Juhl, Pioneer, Is Called

Had Resided On Farm Northeast of Estherville or Half Century—Stroke Causes Death.

Emmet county friends and neighbors of Gregory Juhl, 87, pioneer of the Estherville community, were saddened Tuesday afternoon to learn of the death of Mr. Juhl, whose death was caused by a paralytic stroke which he suffered on Saturday morning. Prior to his stroke, Mr. Juhl had been in good health and had been able to work about on his farm five and a half miles northeast of this city, where he had resided for more than a half of a century.

Last rites will be held at the farm at one o'clock on Friday afternoon and at 2 o'clock at the Presbyterian church with the Rev. Claude Fausnaugh in charge. Burial will be in the East Side cemetery. Pall bearers will be his five
sons, John and Thos. Juhl of Estherville, Andrew Juhl of Rochester, Mich., Lewis Juhl of Crookston, Minn, and Chris Juhl of Osage, and Pete Sorgenfrie of Blue Earth, Minn.

Gregory Juhl was born Jan. 9, 1850 in Denmark, where he lived until he reached the age of 17, when he came to the, United States. He located in Keokuk and was married there in 1874 to Miss Dorothy Thompson. In 1886 he and his family came to Emmet county and located on the farm where he lived until his death.

He is preceded in death by his wife, who died in 1911, two sons, who died in infancy and one son, Eric, who passed away Dec. 9, 1936. He is survived by his five sons, 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Source: Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; January 28, 1937


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