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Balk, Mathias 1874 - 1914


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 5/24/2017 at 12:42:38

Source: Cresco Plain Dealer January 16, 1914, FP, C3
Transcribed from: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87058075/1914-01-16/ed-1/seq-1/

Sudden Death.
Matt Balk, residing: on the old Geo. Humphrey farm between Cresco and Ridgeway, died Tuesday evening after a few minutes illness from gastritis with fatty degeneration of the heart as a contributing cause. He had been to Cresco that day and had done part of his chores before being taken seriously ill although he had been in poor health for some time. The funeral will be held this morning at St. Joseph’s church at 10 o’clock with interment in St. Joseph’s cemetery.

Transcriber’s Note: His gravestone indicates his given name as Mathias and was born February 24, 1874 and died January 14, 1914.

Calvary Cresco Cemetery

Howard Obituaries maintained by Constance McDaniel Hall.
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