George Sr. (1854 - 1936)
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Surnames: WALTER HOESER SCHEKELMANN
----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 13 August 1936
Walter, George Sr. (5 NOV 1854 - 9 AUG 1936)
Mr. George Walter, Sr., passed away quietly at his home Sunday morning at 6:15 after an illness of only 6 days. He had been in fairly good health until Monday morning when he was taken ill. He developed pneumonia, and died peacefully.
George Walter, son of Michael and Elizabeth Walter was born in Bayern, Germany Nov. 5, 1854. When 27 years of age he was united in marriage to Mary Hoeser. In 1888, about 48 years ago they came to America where they settled on a farm in Heintown where he has lived to the time of his death.
Mr. Walter was a quiet, home loving father devoted to his family and church. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in the local Catholic Church, Rev. Aurit officiating, and were laid to rest in the Catholic Cemetery. He is survived by his wife and seven children, George John, Joe, Louie, Mary (Mrs. Leo Scheckelmann) and Tony and Anna t home. One son died in infancy.
Pall bearers were his five sons and son-in-law, George, John, Joe, Louie, Tony and Leo Scheckelmann.
He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
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