STOEHR, George 1842-1915
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/26/2017 at 13:58:42
Old Beaver Resident Dead
George Stoehr died at his home two miles east of Fern last Saturday. He was sick for about a year with cancer.
Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday. Interment was made in the Beaver cemetery.
Mr. Stoehr was one of the early residents of Beaver township. He made his home there continually. He was a good farmer, a good citizen, and a good neighbor.
The deceased was a native of Germany. He was a little past 70 years old.
Mr. Stoehr is survived by a wife and four daughters. The daughters are: Mrs. Andrew Anderson, Mrs. George Kramer, Mrs. Dan Johnson and Bertha Stoehr all of whom are residents of this county.
--The Grundy Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 10 June 1915, pg 1
Mr. George Stohr
George Stohr was born in Germany Sept. 11, 1843, and died at his home in Beaver township, June 5, 1915. He came to America in 1868 and settled in Grundy county which place has been their home ever since.
On May 5, 1871 he was married to Mary Brower. To this union were born seven children, three of whom preceded their father to the better land. The widow and Miss Bertha Stohr and daughter, Mrs. Andrew Anderson, live on the home farm, Mrs. Geo. Cramer living three miles east of Stout, and Mrs. Dan Johnson of Mason City remain to mourn the loss of a kind husband and loving father.
Funeral services were held from the house Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and the remains laid to rest in the Beaver township cemetery. Rev. W. McComas preached the funeral sermon. Mr. Stohr was a member of the Seventh Day Advent church of Parkersburg.
There was a very large crowd in attendance at the funeral. Among those out of town in attendance were the daughter, Mrs. Dan Johnson, husband and three children, of Mason City, and Mr. and Mrs. Larsen of Cedar Falls.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 17 June 1915, pg 5
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