Obit: Riedel, Gottlieb (1845 - 1928)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 11/08/1928

Riedel, Gottlieb (16 NOV 1845 - 28 OCT 1928)

Gottlieb Riedel passed away at his home in the town of Grant, Clark County, Wis., Oct. 28, 1928, having attained the age of nearly 83 years. He was born at Breslau, Schlesien, Germany, Nov. 16, 1845. He came to America and settled in Milwaukee in 1868, remaining there until 1871, when he moved to the town of Grant. He was married the same year to Miss Helena Gluch of the town of Grant and they settled on land about 8 1/2 miles southeast of the village of Granton, which they developed into a fine farm, and which remained his home until his death.

Mr. Riedel was an industrious, upright man and by his work did his share in the development of his home and the community.

Mr. Riedel is survived by his wife and four children: Amelia, Mrs. Herman Krause of the town of Grant; Herman Riedel on the home farm; Miss Augusta Riedel, Owen; Emil Riedel, town of Grant. Four children died in early childhood. He leaves also 16 grandchildren.

The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 31, at Zion Lutheran Church, town of Grant, Rev. Buth officiating. Burial took place in the church cemetery.



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