Feeck, Peter 1841-1905
Posted By: Mary Holub, volunteer (email)
Date: 7/16/2010 at 20:10:12
From: Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, December 1, 1905
Peter Fieck, residing on Tremont street, died at his residence on Thursday. Death was caused by a tumor on the base of the brain. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon.
From: Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, December 5, 1905
The funeral of the late Peter Feeck, brief mention of whose death was made in the last issue of the Sentinel was held on Sunday afternoon at; the First Baptist church, Rev. P. Smith officiating.
Peter Feeck was born at Gallopville, Scoharie county, New York, on July 16, 1841. He was reared and educated in that state and learned his trade of carriage blacksmith. He was united in marriage in 1863, with Miss Mary Helen Nethaway. He served for a short time in a New York regiment during the civil war. In 1876, he moved west settling at Morrison, Ill. From there he moved to Sterling and later to Iowa, living in Davenport for a number of years. About fifteen years ago he came to Le Mars and worked for John Bunt, who at one time conducted a carriage factory here. Mr. Feeck worked at his trade in a number of towns in northwestern Iowa and four years ago returned to Le Mars and this has been his home since. He leaves a widow and three sons and three daughters. They are Mrs. Albert Jennings and E. A. Feeck, Le Mars; A. L. Feeck, Canton, S.D. ; Chas. Feeck, Hartford, Conn. ; Mrs. F. L. Bradfield, Silverton, Colo.; Mrs. H. A. Forsythe, Alta, Iowa. The children from abroad came to attend the funeral with the exception of Chas. Feeck. Mrs. Bradfield, who started from Colorado to be present at the last rites, was delayed by late trains and did not arrive in Le Mars until Sunday night.
Transcriber's Note: According to the cemetery records, he died November 30, 1905 and is buried in Block 16 of Le Mars Memorial Cemetery (aka City Cemetery).
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