Obit: Schirmer, George (1845 - 15 JUL 1928)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 07/26/1928

Schirmer, George (21 JAN 1845 - 15 JUL 1928)

George Schirmer, so of Andraes and Eva Schirmer, was born in Windheim, Germany, Jan. 21, 1845 and died at the hospital at Madison, July 15, 1928, having reached the age of 83 years, 5 months and 24 days.

While still in his native country, he was married to Margaret Fedder, and came to this country in 1885. They lived for a short time in Chicago then moved to Jefferson, Wis. In 1904 they moved to Clark County, Wis. and settled on a farm in the town of Eaton, where they resided up to the time of their deaths. His wife, Margaret preceded him in death, passing away on Jan. 27, 1928.

He leaves to mourn, three sons and three daughters from this marriage and one son by a former marriage.

Funeral services were held from the local Methodist Church, Rev. A.B. Dyre officiating. The body was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.



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