Obit: Henkel, Ed (1893 - 1928)

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----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Wis.) 07/19/1928

Henkel, Ed (3 DEC 1893 - 16 JUL 1928)

Ed Henkel, who has been ailing with tuberculosis the past four years, passed away suddenly last Monday evening, July 16, 1928, at seven o'clock, at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Henkel, after a series of hemorrhages. Although the deceased was ill the past four eyars, he was not in bed except on the day of his death. Funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon at the Methodist Church and interment made in the Colby Cemetery. Members of the American Legion Post of Colby, Wis. will act as pallbearers and escort the remains to the cemetery.

The deceased was born in the town of Hull, Marathon Co., Wis., Dec. 3, 1893, thus reaching the age of thirty-five years, seven months and thirteen days. He was married to Miss Emily Boeheva, a Russian girl, in Constantinople, Feb. 6, 1923, to which union one son was born on July 4, 1925, at Brooklyn, N.Y., where he took up his residence after he returned to the United States. He entered the service of Uncle Sam in 1911 as chief mechanic mate and spent eight years in the U. S. Navy. He was in the service of his country when he contracted the disease from which he died.

Besides his wife and child and parents, his departure is mourned by the following brothers and sisters: Wallace, Philadelphia; George, Montana, Mrs. Elphine, St. Louis; Mrs. Phipps, Chippewa Falls; Mrs. Johnson, Chicago; Mrs. Hochmuth, Milwaukee; Jack, at home; Mac, at home; Bobby, at home; and Miss Alice, Chippewa Falls. Two brothers preceded him in death.



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