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Herzberg, John Henry 1877-1954

HERZBERG, OHLRICHS, EBERHARD

Posted By: Bruce Atkinson (email)
Date: 8/31/2008 at 00:19:38

John Herzberg Rites Held in Johnson Twp. Tuesday Afternoon

John H, Herzberg, 76, a resident of Plymouth county since childhood, died Sunday, Aug. 22, at his farm home in Washington township following a monthís illness.

Mr. Herzberg was born Oct. 29, 1877, in Hoisteih, Germany. He came to this country when he was 15 years old, and settled in Plymouth county following a year spent in Clinton county. He spent his life farming.

He married Mary Ohlricks Feb. 9, 1903, near Le Mars.

Survivors besides his wife, who is a patient at Sacred Heart hospital suffering a hip injury, include a son, Chris. of Route 4, Le Mars; a daughter, Mrs. Rudy (Martha) Eberhard, of Route 3, Le Mars; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paulís American Lutheran church in Johnson township near Merrill. Rev. S. E. Senst, pastor, officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery under the direction of Mauerís funeral home.
Mr. Herzberg was preceeded in death by his parents and all brothers and sisters.

~LeMars Sentinel of 25 August 1954


 

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