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Parent Issue
Day
3
Month
February
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
Obituary
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The funeral services of Mrs. Jacob Heinzmann, held Sunday afternoon at the residtiuce of her sou John Heinzmanu on W. Washington at., were largely attended by many old friends and neighbors. Rev. Mr. fïicklas, of Zions' chnrch officiated. Many floral offerings testified to the love and respect of the deceased. The church choir saog appropriate hyinns. The pai: bearera were old neighbors, Anton Tenfel, John Walz, John George Grossmann and Thomas Rauschenberger. The remains were laid by the side of her husband in the family burial lot in Forest Hill cemetery. Ainong the relatives from out of town in-attendance were her son ex-Ald. Chris Heinzmann, of Bay City, and her niece and husband Mr. and Mrs. John Heydlauff, of Waterloo, Jackson connty. A number of others were prevented from being present on account of sickness. The funeral sevices of John Caspar Merkle, of No. 616 S. División st., who died Priday morning, were held at his late residence Sunday afternoon, Rev. John Neamann, of the Bethlehem church, offlciating. The remains were interred in the family burial lot in Forrest Hill cemetery. Mr. Merkle was born Mar. 26, '11, in Weinstein, Wurtemberg. He carne to Ann Arbor at an early date. He was a gardener by trade. Fifty-seven years ago he married Miss Mary Deible, the daughter of one of the pioneer Germán school masters of the county. His wife is very low and hardly expected to long survive her husband. There are five surviving children, Fred, of this city, Charles, of Grand Rapids, Dora, wife, of Dr. Chas. McLean, of Hancock, Louise, wife of John Ziegler, of Ann Arbor, and John A. , of Toledo. The funeral services of Marie Elizaafith, wife of Jacob Luckhardt, of Bridgewater township, were held in ;he Bethel chucrh, in Freedom, Sunday morning, Rev. Paul Irion, offlciating. A very large concourse of friends were present. The interment took place in the church graveyard. The deceased died on Wednesday of Bright's disease. Her taaiden name was ArmDruster and she was born on the Atlan;ic ocean 52 years ago, her parents removing from Hesse Cassel, Germany. She was married 35 years, and her husjand and five children, Henry, Emma, wife of Rev. Ernest Brenion, of Howard'City, Minnie, wife of Herman Allmendinger, of Ann Arbor, Thomas and Jacob, three grandchildren and a number of brothers and sisters survive ler.