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Henry Lewis Joeckel (1938)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 6/3/2007 at 09:44:26

Winterset Madisonian - May 25, 1938
Winterset, Iowa


Had Spent Nearly Half of Century in Business in Winterset

Henry L. Joeckel, widely known Winterset clothier and one of the oldest active business men in this community, died at his home here about midnight Tuesday after a fatal illness of several months.

The death closed a business career in Winterset that was nearing the half century mark. He was 76 years of age.

Henry Lewis Joeckel came to Winterset to enter the retail clothing business more than 45 years ago. Since that time his life had been spent in active business in this community. He was one of the best known and most respected of Winterset's citizens.

Mr. Joeckel was a native of Lake Mills, Wisc., where he was born August 16, 1861. He engaged in business at Edgerton, Wisc., and at Lake Mills before coming to Winterset.

His near surviving relatives are his wife; two daughters by a former marriage, Mrs. Allan Haines of St. Paul, and Mrs. Lee Harris of Ft. Snelling, Minn.; two brothers, Will Joeckel of Minneapolis, and Sam Joeckel of Lake Mills; and three sisters, Mrs. Etta Butzine of San Diego, Cal., the Misses Emeline and Laura Joeckel of Lake Mills. One daughter, Florence, preceded her father in death.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Thursday) from the Ramsey-Richards funeral home in charge of the Rev. W. P. Fink of the Presbyterian church. Burial will be made at Lake Mills.


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