MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 77
submitted by Ronna Thuman, November 14, 2007
Old Settler’s Meeting.
Pursuant to notice in the papers a number of the Old Settlers met at the City Hall yesterday morning, to take properaction concerning the death of Henry Stahl, one of our members.
The President and Secretary being absent, Moses Couch was called to the chair and J. G. H. Little appointed Secretary.
A motion by Mr. Molis prevailed that a committee of three, with M. Block as chairman, be appointed to draft resolutions setting forth our feelings of condolence and respect in this matter. Messrs. M. Block, G. W. Hunt and Henry Molis were made said committee.
Messrs. Block, Couch, Hunt and Molis spoke of their long acquaintance with deceased, and made mention of his virtues, prominent among which was his unflinching integrity and honesty.
On motion, the meeting unanimously consented to attend the funeral of deceased and deposit in the grave the usual evergreen symbol. On motion, adjourned.
M. COUCH, Chariman. J. G. H. LITTLE, Sec’y.
The committee appointed at a meeting of old settlers of Muscatine county to draw suitable resolutions on the death of Bro. Henry Stahl would report the following:
WHEREAS, Again it has pleased the Almighty to take from our midst one of our number by the death of Henry Stahl, andDeutsche Zeitung please copy.
WHEREAS, We, as Old Settlers, are thereby reminded that one by one we are going, our ranks fast thinning out, and soon we all will be gone; therefore, be it
Resolved, That in the death of Henry Stahl his wife is deprived of a good husband, his children of a kind father, and the community one of God’s noblest works—namely, an honest man.
Resolved, further, that the above be published in the city papers and a copy of same to sent to the family of the deceased.
- M. BLOCK,
- G. W. HUNT,
- HENRY MOLIS, SR.
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