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STOEHR, Eggo W. 1878-1937

STOEHR

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/5/2013 at 22:33:06

Eggo Stoehr Dead; Was Sick A Year With Malta Fever

Eggo Stoehr died at his home on a farm near Gary, South Dakota, last Wednesday, Nov. 10. He had been sick for more than a year with malta fever and had been confined to his home and his bed several months.

The body was brought back to his former home in Grundy county for burial and it arrived here last Saturday. It was taken to the home of his brother John where it remained until the funeral services on Sunday at the Shiloh township Lutheran church. The local pastor, Rev. Arthur Hueneke, had charge of the service. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining the church. There was a very large attendance at the funeral services.

Was Born in Colfax Township
Mr. Stoehr was born in Colfax township. He was a son of the late William Stoehr. He resided on a Colfax township farm until twelve years ago when he and his family moved to Gary, South Dakota, where they have been residing on a farm.

Surviving are the wife, two sons and two daughters. The sons are William and Theodore, who are married and live in the vicinity of Gary, S.D. The daughters are Mrs. Emil Weiber from Gary and Luella, who is at home. All of these relatives except the married daughter were able to come here for the funeral service.

Other relatives are his step-mother, Mrs. William Stoehr of Wellsburg, two brothers and four sisters. The brothers are John of this locality and Cuno from Iowa Falls. The sisters are Mrs. Bus Venenga, Holland, Mrs. John Schoon, Mrs. Henry Rust and Mrs. Albert Loots, all of this vicinity. Other survivors are one half-brother, William who is living on the home farm in Colfax township; five half-sisters, Mrs. Geo. Meyer, Mrs. Melvin Fletcher, Mrs. Ben Grimmius Jr., and Mrs. Leeno Grimmius, from Grundy county, and Miss Minnie Stoehr from Baltimore. All of the relatives except Minnie were able to be present at the funeral.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


 

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