STRICKER, Charles (1855-1930)
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 9/3/2020 at 21:51:06
(May 6, 1855 – August 27, 1930)
Ida County Pioneer Record, Ida Grove, Iowa, Thurs., Sept. 4, 1930, p.4
Charley Stricker In Final Sleep
Had Been Cripple from Infancy. Born in Davenport 75 Years Ago.
Holstein, Sept. 3 – Charley Stricker, a resident of Holstein for a good many years, was born May 6th, 1855, in Davenport, and died August 27, 1930, at the home of his brother, Theodore Stricker, Galva, Iowa, at the age of 75 years, 3 months and 21 days. He left Davenport with his parents when he was 13 years old and came to Tama County. After living for some time here he returned to Davenport where he learned the cigar trade. He followed the occupation of making cigars in several towns in Iowa. About forty years ago he came to Ida County, continuing his trade. He was a cripple from childhood. On May 18, of this year he fell, breaking his leg, from which he was recovering. Thursday, August 21, he suffered a stroke of paralysis and on Sunday afternoon, August 24, suffered three strokes, from which he did not rally. During his illness he was nursed and cared for by Mrs. Theodore Stricker. He leaves two brothers, Henry of Montana, and Theodore of Galva, one sister, Mrs. Henry Goetsch of Holstein, to mourn his loss. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at two o’clock at the home of Mrs. Gottesch, conducted by Rev. Phillips of Galva. Burial was made in Holstein Cemetery.
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