WEICHERS, John 1854-1926
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Date: 1/21/2015 at 23:14:01
Grundy Pioneer Answers The Last Call
Peter Weichers Dies Wednesday
Funeral Will Be on Saturday
Peter Weichers passed away at the home of his son, Dick, in German township.
Peter Weicher's death came after quite a long illness and it was due to old age. He was 82 years old. Funeral services will be held at the Reformed church in Wellsburg Saturday afternoon. Interment will be made in the cemetery at the Heinrichs church in Shiloh township.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 25 March 1926, pg 1
Weichers Funeral Saturday
The funeral of the late John Weichers was held last Saturday. The services were conducted by Rev. Landsiedel at the church at Wellsburg beginning at one o'clock. Interment was made in the family lot in the cemetery at the Heinrichs church in Shiloh township.
Mr. Weichers was born in Germany and was eighty years old on his last birthday. He came to this country thirty-six years ago and located in Indiana where he remained for three years. He came to this county twenty-seven years ago and for the exception of a number of years in which he resided in Sac county he made his home continually in this county. His wife died twenty-six years ago. Since that time Mr. Weichers made his home most of the time with his children.
The surviving children are four sons and three daughters. The sons are Peter, Joe, Dick and Fred. Joe and Fred live in South Dakota. They came here to attend the funeral. One daughter, Margaret, resides in Oklahoma. The other daughters are Mrs. Claas Hoodjer from this county and Mrs. George Jurgens from Allison.
Mr. Weichers had been a sufferer from heart trouble during the past three months.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 1 April 1926, pg 3
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