ENGELKES, John H. 1862-1905
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/9/2017 at 20:42:02
John H. Engelkes
John H. Engelkes died at his home in Beaver township Sunday evening of tuberculosis. The funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock on Friday from the Schaefer church in Pleasant Valley township.
He was born December 31st, 1862, in Visguard, Germany, and came to this county in the spring of 1881 with two of his older brothers. In 1886 he was married to Miss Agneta Evards and leaves a wife and ten children, six boys and four girls, an aged mother and four brothers, who were all present at the time of his death, except one brother. He has been sick for some time and his death was not unexpected. He had many friends who mourn his loss.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 30 November 1905, pg 5
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