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1908

THE GACKLE REPUBLICAN - DEATHS

 

17 JAN 1908
*Mrs. Geo. Laney, wife of Sheriff [George] Laney of this county, passed away at the home of her brother at Bathgate, N.D. on Jan 5.  She had been sick with consumption for some time and the end was not unexpected.  She leaves a husband and a daughter to mourn her loss.  The many friends of the bereaved family sympathize with them in their time of sorrow.

7 FEB 1908
*Aug. Stolnaki passed away at his home three miles southeast of town Tuesday morning at 2 O'clock of pneumonia, aged 33 years, 2 months and 14 days.  Mr. Stolnaki was born in Finland in 1874 and came to this country several years ago and has engaged in farming ever since being one of our most well-to-do- farmers at the time of his death.  He took sick early in January. and on the 16th, the doctor was called after which he showed a rapid gain.  He was able to be about the house a short time when he suddenly took a relapse from which he did not recover.  Deceased was a member of the Gackle camp of Modern Woodmen of America and carried $2,000 insurance. Also the same amount in another fraternal order.  The funeral service, were held at the home of the deceased Thursday forenoon and the remains laid to rest in the Gackle Cemetery under the charge of the Woodsmen.  Deceased leaves a wife and two sons to mourn his loss.  The Republican joins with the entire community in extending sympathy to the bereaved family.
[Note: Logan County Cemetery Book, Page 91 - August Stolnake, born Nov. 25, 1864 in Finland, died Feb 4, 1908 in Gackle, ND]

14 FEB 1908
*We learned sad news that one of Mr. and Mrs. Hammerstrom's twin baby girls died Tuesday.

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10 APR 1908
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One of Mr. and Mrs Jacob Bossart baby boys departed this life Friday April 3 at the age of eight months the death angel dame quietly and took him away from scenes of the earth from home and loved ones.  The funeral was conducted by Rev. Wacker at German Congregational Church.  After the ceremony the little one was taken to the cemetary and laid to rest until angels shall summon the living and the dead to stand before the great white throne in the presence of the Judge of all.

1 MAY 1908
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Tuesday afternoon while working on the Jud section. Fred Rungren was accidently shot in such a manner it is feared he may loose a leg.  The men had a loaded shoot gun on the hand car and in pulling some way discharged and Rungren received the full charge in one leg near the knee.  The bone was very badly schattered and it is only a chance that the leg can be saved.  The train was at Jud at the time and the Engine and couch were uncoupled and they made a quick run back to Edgeley with the injured man where he secured medical aid.  Wednesday he was taken to the Northern Pacific hospital at Brainerd Minnesota.

8 MAY 1908
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Fred Rungren the young man who was accidently shot while working on the Jud section died while at the Hospital in Brainerd Minn.

*STREETER - Captain Bailey died Sunday after noon at 2pm of pneumonia the remains were shipped to Elmira N.Y. for burial.  Mrs. Bailey and Mrs. Woodworth accompaney the body.

15 MAY 1908
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Mrs Elnora Kaneg died at the home of her son-in-law the 10th day of May 1908 the funeral took place Thursday afternoon Rev. Wacker officiated, Mrs Kaneg reached the age of 77 years 7 months and 12 days.

*Little Miss Nathalie Flaig daughter of Mr. and Mrs John Flaig died Friday night the funeral took place Sunday afternoon Rev. Wacker preached the funeral sermon after which the little one was laid to rest.  She reached the age of 1 year 9 months and 12 days.

*"Mrs Philip Elhard Dead" - Sunday evening at 6 o'clock t her home here at Gackle accured the death of Mrs. Philip [Elizabeth] Elhard.  Thus ended after a lingering illness with the utmost patience a rare sweet life. Mrs. Elhard was  born the 6th day of March 1841 in 2th Malojaraslowet, South Russia.  She was united in marriage in 1861.  To this union were born 9 children four of whom are living.  The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon about 1 o'clock.  The church was filled to the doors. Service was conducted by Rev. Wacker at the german congergational church after which the body was laid to rest in the Gackle cemetery.  Those left to mourn besides the husband are three sons and one daughter.

29 MAY 1908 - STREETER ITEMS
*Robert Kraft died last Saturday afternoon after a long spell of sickness.

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5 JUN 1908 - STREETER ITEMS
*David Miller the youngest child of Joh Miller was killed last Saturday while playing around the tie pile by the stock yards.  There were quite a number of little boys playing there and David happened to be crawling on his hands and knees between some of the ties and another boy had his feet braced against the pile that fell on him the ties gave way crushing the little fellows brains out.  And another boy got his arm and leg badly bruised.

*  A farmer came in town last Monday and got some gopher poison and mixed it in some wheat and sent his boys out to scatter it along the edge of his field and their neighbor lady came out and told then not to do that as it would kill the chickens.  The boys begin to call her names and she started to give them a licken.
   Their father saw her and he went out with a club and started to give her a beating.   Then her husband came out with a shotgun and the father started after him and killed him he put a hole three inches deep in the top of his head and broke the ladys arm.
   They are poor people and have three small children.  They live in Logan County about 12 miles from Streeter.  The farmer went to Napoleon and gave himself up.  He has a large family consisting of 2 grown up boys and quite a few smaller children.

12 JUN 1908 - STREETER ITEMS
*Mr. Henry Perman and son who killed Mr. Summerfelt are in jail again.  They were out on 10,000 bonds.

10 JUL 1908
*Dr. Hantley received word from Fargo Friday morning that his father died and left on the morning train to attend the funeral.

21 AUG1908 - STREETER ITEMS
*Will Smiths father died last Monday at 7a.m. and was burried the next morning.

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25 SEP 1908
"PASSED AWAY"
*One of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Hagens baby girls passed away Tuesday Sept. 22nd at 2 o'clock p.m. at the age of nine months and two days. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the Finish Church ten miles South East of Gackle. For some time the little one had not been well and death came as a release from a life of suffering. The sympathy of all is extended to the parents in this bereavement.

2 OCT 1908
"DIED"
*Kate Zimmerman daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Zimmerman passed away Tuesday Sept. 19th at the age of one year the funeral service was held in the Baptist church at Bloomenfield by Rev. Smith of Medina

30 OCT 1908 - STREETER TWINKLES
*Florence Hauge daughter of S. J. Hauge died of diphtheria a week ago Thursday and was buried Friday.

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25 DEC 1908
*The sad news arrived here Tuesday afternoon from Selby S. Dak. The death of Rev. Wacker's mother who died Tuesday morning at her home at Selby S. D. Rev. Wacker left Wednesday morning for that place to attend the funeral.

25 DEC 1908
*"OBITUARY"
Mr. Larenz Schreader [Lorenz Schroeder] died at the home of his son Jacob near this city, Monday morning at 3 o'clock after an illness of only a short time, the direct cause of his death being of old age. The funeral took place at the German Evangelical Church Wednesday afternoon December 23, at 1 o'clock. The services were conducted by Rev. Finkbein [Finkbeiner], and the interment was made in the Evangelical Cemetary. The deceased was born in South Russia, Feb. 17, 1832 after growing up to manhood he was married to Mrs. Larenz Schreador, and as a result of this union six children born to of whom six are still living to mourn his loss.

The mother past away a few years ago. The deceased Mr. Schreader resided with his son Jacob here near Gackle the past six years.

After a long busy and useful life he died as he had lived—honored, trusted and loved.

He reared his own monument while he lived in the hearts of all who knew him his life was completed in work all done and well done constitutes completion.

His christian life reads like an open chapter and thru all the vicissitudes an sorrows that he met in the way his faith in his master never wavered.

He has departed hence and the late autumn leaves will fall upon another grave that hides from our sight all that is mortal of a true and good man.

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