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Bogenrief, Mayor B. F. 1864-1913


Posted By: Plymouth CC
Date: 2/17/2004 at 15:45:49


Saturday morning the citizens of Hinton were startled by the intelligence that Mayor B.F. Bogenrief had died at St. Joseph's hospital in Sioux City following an operation for appendicitis Friday evening. When the operation had been performed, it was found that the appendix had broken and a gangrenous condition had developed.

Mr. Bogenrief was 49 years of age and had resided in Hinton for 26 years, and was noted for his enterprise and interest in any movement for the good of the town and its people. B.F. Bogenrief was born in Stephenson county Illinois on February 20, 1864, and died in Sioux City aged 49 years, 5 months, and 23 days.

Besides a sorrowing wife, a son Roy, a daughter Lila, and a grandson B.F. Bogenrief, Jr. there survive six brothers; W.O. of Merrill Iowa, D.O. of Adair, Iowa, S.A. of Le Mars, Iowa, F.E. of Garreton, S.D, H.W. of Falls City, Neb, J. Otto of Struble, Iowa, also a half brother Aaron Gerling at Le Mars and a half sister Edith Gerling of Le Mars.

The funeral services were held in the United Evangelical church in Hinton. Interment in the Melbourne Cemetery.

JULY 17, 1913


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