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1915

THE GACKLE REPUBLICAN - DEATHS

 

15 JAN 1915
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The infant child [Hulda]of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Herman died at their home last Saturday. The little one was three weeks old at the time of its death. The funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Rev. Nagel of Streeter officiating. Interment was made on the farm. The Republican joins in extending sympathy in the bereaved parents.

29 JAN 1915
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A baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Matson Tuesday of last week. The little one lived but a few hours. We extend sympathy to the bereaved parents.

29 JAN 1915 - Mrs. George Gackle Dead
On Sunday morning at 2:15 a.m., death claimed as its victim, Mrs. George Gackle of Kulm. Death came at a hospital in Minneapolis, where she underwent an operation. Last November, she was operated on at Minneapolis for gall stones and returned home in apparently good health. Later other complications set in and she was again operated upon but the ordeal proved too much she living only twenty-four hours afterward.
    Mrs. Gackle was 49 years of age at the time of her death and was one of the pioneers of Kulm.
    Funeral services were held at the congregational church in Kulm on Wednesday afternoon at o'clock. The remains were laid to rest in the Kulm cemetery.
    To the bereaved ones the Republican joins in extending sympathy

5 FEB 1915 - GEORGE GRENZ DEAD
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It is the sad duty of the Republican this week to chronicle the death of George Grenz, which occurred at the family home near Gackle of Tuesday. The deceased has been suffering for nearly a year from the effects of cancer. Last fall he was taken to the hospital in Bismarck in hopes that there an operation could be performed which would result in his recovery, but he was called home about two months ago by the serious illness of his wife, and he has been failing lately and death came last Tuesday.
   The funeral will be held Friday.
   The deceased leaves a wife and eight children to mourn the l of a kind father and devoted husband, and to these with a host of others, in extending heartfelt sympathy in this sad hour of bereavement.

12 FEB 1915 - OBITUARY
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George Bentz was born on August 19th, 1870 in South Russia, where he resided until he reached young manhood.
   In the year 1879 [1897] he was united in marriage to Miss Caroline Mayer, at Gluecksthal, South Russia, and to this union was born 10 children, eight of whom are still living, five girls and three boys. The oldest is 17 years of age and the youngest three.
   He left Russia with his family in the month of May, 1898, coming direct to Gackle, where he filed on a homestead, where he lived up to the time of his death, and upon which the family still resides.
   He died on Tuesday; February 2, 1915, after suffering a year from cancer, being 44 years, five months and fourteen days old at the time of his death.

12 MAR 1915
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Ebert Hendrickson, who left here a couple of months ago to work near his old home at Kromwell, Minn., was taken sick and died there. His remains were brought home Wednesday evening and will be buried in the Finn Cemetery south of here today. The services will be held from the Finn church. His parents live on a farm south of Gackle. The Republican joins in extending sympathy to them in their sudden bereavement.

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16 APR 1915 - OBITUARY
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Paul Bork was born near Edgeley, on September 14, 1886, and has lived here all his life, growing to manhood here on the farm. He was the victim of a sad accident last Sunday by being thrown from an auto, thus ending a life that was full of promise. He has grown here from childhood and was a favorite with all who knew him, and the sudden taking off this young life was a big shock to everyone who knew him.

One of the saddest features of the accident was the fact that the deceased was to have been married in a short time and the shock was an awful one to the intended bride.

He leaves to mourn his death a loving father and mother, one sister and five brothers, and a host of friends to mourn his loss.

The funeral over the remains was held Wednesday afternoon from the Lutheran church at Edgeley, Rev. J. S. Miller preaching a very touching sermon of sympathy to the bereaved ones, and a number of beautiful selections were furnished by the Presbyterian choir. The beautiful floral tokens were silent emblems of sympathy from friends whose heart went out to the bereaved ones.

Interment was made in Mount Hope Cemetery.

The [Edgeley] Mail with a host of friends extend to the bereaved ones heart felt sympathy in this sad hour of trouble. -- Edgeley Mail

14 MAY 1915 - "A SAD DEATH"
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The death occurred at the hospital Sunday night of the two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Brady of near Jud. The little fellow was brought to the hospital Sunday suffering from paralysis of the bowels and all that medical shill could do was of no avail and he passed away. The funeral was held from the Catholic church Tuesday morning. Father Duffy preaching the last sad rites. The bereaved ones have the sympathy of a host of friends in their sad affliction. -- Edgeley Mail

14 MAY 1915 - "VICTIM OF HEART FAILURE"
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Geo. Veil, who lived seven miles west of Gackle died suddenly last Sunday afternoon about 6 o'clock the immediate cause of death being heart failure. The news came as a great shock to the many friends of the family as the deceased has been enjoying his usual good health.
   He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and nine children, who will greatly miss a loving husband and father.
   The funeral services were held at the Lutheran church west of here. Rev Nagel of Streeter preached a very touching sermon paying a tribute to the life and character of the deceased.
   The remains were laid to rest in the cemetery near the church.
   The Republican joins with the many friends of the family in extending sympathy to the bereaved ones.

14 MAY 1915
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Edward Borth, the 11 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Borth died Tuesday after a very brief illness. The Republican extends sympathy to the bereaved parents.[1 APR 1914-6 MAY 1915]

11 JUN 1915 - "BABY DIED"
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The week old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Hagen died last Saturday evening, and the funeral took place Tuesday afternoon at the Finnish cemetery. There was an abundance of flowers. The many friends of the family extend condolences to the bereaved ones.

18 JUN 1915
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The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. John Schlenker will be pained to learn of the death of their six year old daughter, which occurred Wednesday morning. The deceased has been ill for some time, but not thought to be seriously so and her death came as quite a shock to the many friends of the family in Gackle. The funeral takes place today. The Republican with a host of friends here will extends heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved ones in their sad trouble.

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16 JUL 1915
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The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Goehring, will sympathize with them in the loss of their little daughter, last Saturday. She was four years old. She was sick only a few days before she died. The bereaved parents

6 AUG 1915
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The many friends of Gottfried Sperling of Jud, around Gackle were shocked to hear of his death last Thursday. Mr. Sperling has been ill for some time, but it was not thought that his condition was serious. The funeral took place Friday.

17 SEP 1915
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Heinrich Miller, one of the earliest settlers of the Richville neighborhood, and a pioneer resident of Logan county, passed away at his home there a 9 a.m. on Friday, September 3, 1915. Twenty-six years ago the deceased, with his wife, came to Logan county and settled in the Richville neighborhood, where he continued his residence up to the time of passing away, beloved and respected by all of his neighbors. He was a man of just and kindly nature and all who knew him never had cause to regret his acquaintance. --The Napoleon Homestead.

17 SEP 1915 - OBITUARY
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Maria Matilda Urkoski was born at Calumet, Mich., March 3rd, 1889, and died at her home 19 miles southeast of Gackle, on Sept. 13, 1915. At the age of 16 years she came with her parents to Logan county, where she has ever since resided. Besides her parents, the deceased leaves three sisters and our brothers to mourn her departure.

Miss Urkoski had been suffering from appendicitis for some time, and per announcement in last week's Republican an operation was performed, and thought to have been successful. The patient rallied nicely and was thought to be entirely out of danger, but late last week, she suffered a relapse which proved to be beyond the power of medical skill to rally.

The burial took place in the country cemetery [Homola Finnish] near the family home on Wednesday, and was largely attended by many warm friends, with whom the Republican joins in extending sympathy to the bereaved parents and entire family in their great hour of affliction.

15 OCT 1915 - OBITUARY
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Mrs. Kady Wedmer died at her home in Gackle at 4 o'clock p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, 1915, aged 34 years and four months after an illness of long standing, supposed to be consumption. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. M. Baumann at the German Congregational church Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock and the remains were laid to rest beside her husband who had gone before.

Deceased was the wife of Jacob Wedmer who died here about five years ago. She leaves three children, One girl and two boys and two sisters and two step-brothers to mourn her departure. The children are 7, 10, and 12 years of age. One sister, Mrs. Kraus, lives in Lehr and the other in Montana. John Fode of Gackle and Jacob Fode of Jud, are the step-brothers.

The Republican extends its heartfelt sympathy to the three orphans who must now grow up in the world without the hand of a father or mother to guide them.

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19 NOV 1915 - PIONEER CALLED HOME
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The community was greatly shocked when the news was received last Friday night that Carl Reister, living eight miles from town, died suddenly of heart failure at his home. He had been in town the day before his death and hal fet Mrs. Reister [Elizabeth] here with her daughter, Mrs. Fred Wolff, who was sick.

Death came while the deceased slept. He was sleeping down stairs with one of his small sons, and the boy was the first to discover the death, running up the stairs and awakening the other members of the family. When they came down stairs they saw him sitting in a rocking chair, death having come to him while in the chair. The funeral took place from the Congregational church at Gackle, Rev. Straub delivering the last sad message.

Ruff Bros. Had charge of the funeral arrangements.

The deceased has lived in this community for nearly twenty years, having come here from South Dakota, and he was well known and greatly respected by all who knew him.

He was 46 years, 2 months and 12 days old at the time of his death. [1870-1915]

He leaves to mourn his loss besides his wife, nine children, three brothers and three sisters and a host of friends.

The Republican with the whole community extends heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved ones in this dark hour.

3 DEC 1915 - DEATH OF CONRAD SMITH [KONRAD SCHMIDT]
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Conrad Smith, aged 54 years died at his home four and one half miles west of Gackle on Saturday morning of last week while apparently in good health. Mr. Smith had been attending to business as usual on Friday and was in his usual good health and spirits until about five o'clock Saturday morning when he was taken with sudden pains in the stomach. He arose from his bed and called up a physician over the phone and sat down in an easy chair to await his coming. The family not thinking anything serious was the matter allowed the sufferer to rest, believing he would be all right in a short time, but when the doctor arrived he found that death had taken place while the patient slept in the chair. An examination revealed the fact that a bursted blood vessel had caused the sudden death.

Deceased leaves a wife [Katherine Klipfel] and nine children to mourn his untimely demise. Four of the children are married, the other five being at home.

Funeral service were held in the Neudorf Lutheran church, conducted by Rev. Nagel and the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery near by.

The Smith family came to this community from Eureka, S.D. about 18 years ago, where they have since resided. Mr. Smith had many warm friends in Gackle and vicinity all of whom join with the Republican in extending to the heart stricken family their profound sympathy in this their hour of sorrow. 

[22 Jul 1861 - 27 Nov 1915 per Logan Co. Cem Book Pg. 97]

10 DEC 1915
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The five year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Mikkola , who live ten miles southeast of here, died Tuesday, November 30th, of pneumonia. Brief funeral services were held at the home and the little body interred in the Homola cemetery, south of town.
[Nikkila, Henry; 20 Nov 1910-1 Dec 1915 -Logan Co. Cem Book, Pg 32]

24 DEC 1915 -- NOTICE TO CREDITORS
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA; County of Logan -- ss.
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In the matter of the state of Michael Mayer, deceased.

Notice is hereby given by Harry H. France, administrator of the estate of Michael Mayer, deceased, to the creditors of, and all persons having claims against said deceased, to present them, with the necessary vouchers, to the said Harry H. France, at Gackle, North Dakota, within six months after the first publication of this notice.

Dated this 15th day of December, 1915

HARRY H. FRANCE, Administrator of Estate of Michael Mayer, Deceased.

First publication on the 24th day of December, 1915.

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