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Knoke, Henry 1834 – 1913


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 7/16/2020 at 15:17:30

Source: Cresco Plain Dealer Mar. 21, 1913, P-FP, C-4

Henry Knoke Passes
Henry Knoke passed away Thursday morning, March 13, 1913, at his home in west Decorah, after an illness of 17 days. Death was due to bronchial pneumonia.
The deceased was born Nov. 12, 1834, in Hanover, Germany. He was married Sept. 8, 1855, to Justine Ronnenberg, and to them were born 10 children: One son, August, died in 1911. The others survive: Mrs. S. E. Lossing, of Compton, of California, Mrs. A. W. Miller, of Decorah; Mrs. W. Hilleman, of Burr Oak; Mrs. M. Thompson, of Decorah; Mrs. F. C. Woellstein, of Cresco; Mrs. H. Broghammer, of Burr Oak; Amelia Knoke, of Decorah; Henry of Locust, and Chris of Charles City. The deceased’s wife died about 20 years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Knoke moved to Winneshiek county in 1875 and lived on a Canoe twp. farm till 1892, when they retired and moved to Decorah.
Before moving to this county the family lived in Mitchell county.
Mr. Knoke was a man of pleasant disposition and manner, and during his residence in this city he made many friends among young and old. He joined the Masonic lodge many years ago and a large number of the Order attended the funeral, which was held Sunday, March 16th, at 1:30 from the house, Rev. M. Willett officiated, and burial was made in Phelps cemetery. Among those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Woellstein, of Cresco, and C. E. Knoke, of Charles City.—Decorah Journal.

Phelps Cemetery

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