MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 482
submitted by Ronna Thuman, December 12, 2007
DEATH OF JOSEPH SESSIG.
A respected citizen who has resided in this community for more than a half century passed away in the demise of Joseph Sessig, who had been in poor health for many months and succumbed to senility. Mr. Sessig was in his 80th year, having first seen the light of day in Germany in October, 1822. When twenty-eight years of age he emigrated to America and located in Muscatine, his residence here having been continuous ever since. He was a worthy son of Fatherland, which has furnished so man of the good and sturdy adopted citizens of this country. His death is mourned by his wife, a son, George, and several daughters, Mrs. A. M. Clark, of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. M. E. Fahey and Mrs. Eva State, of this city, and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Will Montreal.
The funeral is appointed to take place from St. Mary’s church, of which he was a lifelong and faithful member, at 9 o’clock Monday morning.
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