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SCHACHTLIE, Joseph 1891-1942


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/19/2012 at 17:56:29

Joe Schachtlie Passes Suddenly This Morning

Succumbs To Heart Attack; Was Long-Time Resident of Wellsburg; World War Veteran

The community was shocked this (Wednesday) morning when word was passed that an old-time resident and contractor, Joe Schachtlie, 50, had passed away. Death was due to a heart attack.

Mr. Schachtlie had been ill during the night, but arose this morning, and decided he did not feel well enough to go to work. Later the doctor was called, but before he could arrive, Joe suffered a fatal attack.

He was married Feb. 1, 1927 to Miss Helen Neessen, who survives him.

Mr. Schachtlie was a veteran of World War I and an active member of the local American Legion Post.

He had a host of friends in this community who will greatly miss him.

Funeral service will be held at the home at 1:30 p.m., Saturday and at the Second Christian Reformed church immediately following. Rev. R. H. Haan will be the pastor in charge.

Ashing Post, No. 213, American Legion, of which deceased was a member, will have charge of the funeral.

--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 8 April 1942


Joe Schachtlie, Local Carpenter Laid To Rest

Military Service in Honor of World War I Veteran Held Last Saturday Afternoon

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Second Christian Reformed church for Joseph Schachtlie who passed away last Wednesday morning, following a heart attack. Rev. R. H. Haan was in charge of the services and the casket bearers were Frank Lamb, H. C. Haack, Adolph Deters, Ray Toomsen, George Potgeter, Raymond Karsjens.

Interment was in the cemetery at the First Christian Reformed church west of Wellsburg.

Mr. Schachtlie will be greatly missed in this community for a long time. He was kind, obliging and always did his part in any worthwhile civic enterprise. The sympathy of the entire community goes out especially to the bereaved wife.

Relatives from away who attended the funeral are: Mrs. Mary May and Mr. and Mrs. Charles May and son of St. Louis, Mo.; K. M. Schachtlie and son, Killian and Miss Betsy Powers of Oak Lawn, Ill.; Mrs. James Fahey of Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Thurmond and daughter, Verdelle of Williams, Ia.; Mrs. Elmer Bolden, Mrs. Russell Thompson, and Mrs. Owen Wenger of Webster City; Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Schachtlie and family of Albion; Ed Cakerice of Marshalltown; Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Neessen of Tipton; Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Schaap and daughter, Marjorie, of Austinville; Louis Neessen of Winthrop, Minn.; Mrs. Jennie Reeves of Minneapolis, Minn.; and Mr. and Mrs. George Meier of Grundy Center.

Joseph Schachtlie was born Feb. 11, 1891 at St. Louis, Mo. He was the oldest son of Killian and Annie Schachtlie, nee Kramer. He grew to manhood in St. Louis and at an early age entered the employ of a large construction company and learned the carpenter trade.

When war was declared in 1917 he enlisted in the 35th Balloon Co. at St. Louis, Mo. He was in the service of his country for 22 months, serving in France for nearly a year.

He came to Iowa in 1921 and made his home with an uncle in Eldora for a time. Later he was employed as a carpenter in the Ivester community, after which he came to Wellsburg where he made his home until the time of his death.

On Feb. 1, 1927 he was united in marriage to Miss Helen Neessen of Wellsburg who survives him.

He is also survived by two brothers, W. H. Schachtlie of Albion and K. M. Schachtlie of Oak Lawn, Ill.; a half brother, A. H. Thurmond of Williams; and two sisters, Mrs. Mary May and Mrs. T. C. Fewell of St. Louis, besides other relatives.

He was a member of the Second Christian Reformed church, the Wellsburg Commercial club and the American Legion.

He passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 8, 1942 at 10:15 a.m. of a heart attack, reaching the age of 51 years, 1 month and 27 days.

--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 15 April 1942


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