Obit: Zerbel, John (1846 - 1913)
Surnames: ZERBEL UNKE KINDSCHI
----Source: HUMBIRD ENTERPRISE (Humbird, Clark County, Wis.) 01/25/1913
Zerbel, John (4 OCT 1846 - 17 JAN 1913)
After an illness of several months Mr. John Zerbel, died at the home of his brother August, in the town of Mentor, Clark County, Wis., on last Friday morning, Jan. 17, 1913. The deceased was born in Grameuz, Germany, Oct. 4, 1846. While a young man he came with his parents in 1865, to this country, locating in Sauk Co. Later he made his home with his brother August and family, coming with them about eleven years ago into this vicinity.
Mr. Zerbel was of a very retiring disposition, good hearted and true. He leaves to mourn his departure three brothers, August and Herman of the town of Mentor, and Richard of Humbird; and three sisters, Mrs. Henrietta Zick of Denzer, Mrs. Charlotte Unke of Lodi, and Mrs. Amalia Kindschi of Madison.
Funeral services were held on Sunday morning at the home of Mr. August Zerbel, after which the remains were taken to Denzer, Sauk Co., for interment, which took place on Monday afternoon, the Rev. G. J. Pfefferkorn delivering the addresses, assisted by Rev. H. Ninneman of Prairie du Sac.
The funeral party accompanying the remains to Sauk Co. consisted of Mr. August Zerbel, Mr. Richard Zerbel, Mr. Robert Zerbel, Mrs. P. A. Hemmy, Miss Ida Zerbel, Mr. M. Kretschmer, and Rev. G. J. Pfefferkorn. At Denzer they were met by Mr. Herman Zerbel, the sisters of the deceased, and a large concourse of relatives and friends, who attended the burial.
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