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Reemts, Frederick J. 1844-1901

REEMTS, JACOBS

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 7/20/2014 at 20:08:31

SUDDEN SUMMONS

Fred. Reemts, Union County, S. D., Farmer Dies

Suddenly of Heart Disease in Akron

Last Saturday afternoon, at about half past five o'clock, Fred Reemts and famiy drove to Akron from thir fine farm in Sioux Valley township, S. D., and stopped in front of Noble & Son's store, where they alighted. Mr. Reemts had taken but a few steps when, without the slightest warning, he fell heavily to the street, stricken with heart failure.

He was tenderly conveyed to the vacant store room in the Clark-Cilley building and Drs. Clark and Cilley immediately summoned.The physicians employed the process of forced respiration and every other means known to medical science, but without avail. Mr. Reemts breathed his last about five minutes after he fell. so palpable was the cause of death that a coroner's inquest was not deemd necessary.

The sudden summons of husband and father was a terrible blow to the family and they have unbounded sympathy in their affliction.

Frederick J. Reemts was born at Kindorf, Germany, December 7, 1844, and lived to the age of 56 years, 6 months, and 22 days. His early life was spent in Germany, where he served in the army four years as a member of the Light Dragoon calvary. he was married to Flora Jacobs on June 30, 1873, and they came to America just ten years later. They first settled in Illnois, but moved to Iowa in 1880. After living easzt of Akron a short time, Mr. Reemts purchased the Hans anderson farm in Union county, S. D., which has been their home during the past seven years.

Deceased is survived by his wife and eight children, as follows; Mrs. John Cruice, Christ., Frank, John, Katie, Herman, Ida and Flora. Two of his brothers live in this country, one near Le Mars and one in Kansas, and two sisters reside in Germany.

After brief services at the home on Monday, the funeral was held at the Preston township German Lutheran church, in Plymouth county, of which deceased was a member. The pastor, Rev. K. Meyer, preached the sermon. Interment was made in the Preston township cemetery.

Mr. Reemts was an upright, honest man, a good neighobr and held in highest respect by all who knew him. He came to this country a poor man, but by thrift and frugality has accumulated an ample legacy for his family. He had previously been subject to the disease which resulted in his demise.

Akron Tribune
Thursday, July 4, 1901
Akron, Iowa
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Akron Tribune: Last Saturday afternoon at about half past five o'clock Fred Reemts and family drove to Akron from their fine farm in Sioux Valley township, S. D.. and stopped in front of Noble & Son's store, where they alighted. Mr. Reemts had taken but a few steps when, without the slightest warning, he fell heavily to the street, stricken with heart failure. He was tenderly conveyed to the vacant store room in the Clark -Cilley building and Drs. Clark and Cilley immediately summoned. The physicians employed the process of forced respiration and every other means known to medical science, but without avail. Mr. Reemts breathed his last about five minutes after he fell.

Frederick J. Reemts was born at Kindorf, Germany, December 7, 1844, and lived to the age of 66 years, I months and 22 days. His early life was spent in Germany where be served in the army four years as a member of the Light Dragoon cavalry.

He was married to Flora Jacobs, June 30, 1873, and they came to America just ten years later. They first settled in Illinois but moved to Iowa in 1889. After living east of Akron a short time, Mr. Reemts purchased the Hans Anderson farm in Union county, S. D , which has been their home during the past seven years.

Deceased is survived by his wife and eight children as follows: Mrs. John Cruice, Christ, Frank, John, Katie, Herman, Ida and Flora. Two of his brothers live in this country, one near LeMars and one in Kansas and two sisters reside in Germany.

After brief services at the home on Monday the funeral was held at the Preston township German Lutheran church in Plymouth county of which deceased was a member. The pastor, Rev. K. Meyer, preached the sermon. interment was made in the Preston township cemetery.

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa Monday July 8, 1901


 

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