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George Frederick Gwinner

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Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
October
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
Obituary
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The funeral services of George Frederick Gwinner, wlio died in Grennell, Iowa. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Rossiter Colé, will be held Sunda afternoon t 3 o'clock, at the rooms of Funeral Director Martin, on S. Fourth ave. Eev. Alexander Nicklas will officiate. Mr. Gwinner was about 72 years of age, and born at Herrenberg, Wuertenberg, and removed to Arm Arbor about the year 1856. He was a skilied butcher, having worked at his trade ín France and Switzeiland. Hu was recognized hs the most experienced sausage maker that ever lived in the city. His rirst engagement was with the late Louis Fritz. Later he started up a butcher shop with his brother the late Charles Gwinner of Manchester. He continued the business aloue, building the brick block at the corner of S. Fourth and E. Washington, now owned by the Behr estáte and occupied by E. V. Haugsterfer. He was a charter member of the Ann Arbor Arbeiter Unterstuetzungs Verein. He was married to a Miss Gensley, ,one daughter Fanny, the accompHshed wife of Prof. Kossiter Cole, of Grennell, Iowa, surviving her parents. Ilis wife died some three years ago! Mf. Orwiriner in liis younger years, was one of the active enterprising eitizens of Ami Arbor. He was a man cf strong intellect and at) interesting conversationalist on what he had seen iu his travels. Ilis sturdy, honest, upright charactor impressed his surroundings. Both he and his lal e wife were devoted to their daughter, who in the deelining years of her paren ts, shovved lierself most filial in caring for them, until they entered their eternal rest. Mr. Gwinner had a very large acquaintance in Washtenw County and in Germán American circles of Michigan.