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A Sudden Death

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The death of Fred Helwich, of Detroit, from apopelxy at the residence of his daughter Mrs. Heury Allmendinger, of Kingsley st. , came snddenly ou TueBday afternoon. He had been visiting here for the past fonr weeks and intended remaining a month longer. He was in his usnal good spirits yesterday, and was singing and playing with his grandchildren. He all at once complained of feeling very faint. His daughter sprung to his side and caught him in her arms. as he expired. This occnrred at 2:30 o'clook. He was 68 years old and born in Prussia. He has four sous residing in 1 troit, and one daughter, ' Mrs. Henry Allmendinger, of this city, sorviving him. His wife died four years ago. He formerly resided in Detroit, where lie and his wife kept a boarding house. He had a very large atquaintauce among the prominent politicians of Detroit. I-o was of a very happy disposition and always cheerful in the company of his friends. He was devoted to his grandchildren and never feit in better spirits than when surronnded by the little folks. His sons were notified of the death of their father and two arrived last evening. The rernains will be taken to Detroit on the evening train.