Obit: Schmidt, Peter H. #2 (1862 - 1941)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Schmidt

The Loyal Tribune 16 October 1941

Schmidt, Peter H. #2 (22 DEC 1862 - 6 OCT 1941)

Mr. Peter Hanson Schmidt was born in Denmark on December 22, 1862 and was 78 years old at the time of his death. He arrived in America in 1882 and settled in Sabula, Iowa. He lived there until 1913 when he moved to Fairchild and later in 1920 came to Willard where he resided until his death. He retired from farming in 1929. His wife passed away in 1929.

Mr. Schmidt is survived by two sons Harry of Milwaukee, and Hans of Willard on the home farm, also 9 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Schiller Funeral parlors at 2:00 P. M. last Thursday, Oct. 9th, with Rev. A. J. Abbott officiating.

Interment was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The pall bearers were Geo. Hintz, William Abel, Anton Trunkel, Sr., John Trunkel, Sr., Fred Barr, and Frank Abel.

Mr. P. H. Schmidt passed away last Monday, Oct. 6, 1941 at the home of his son Hans by committing suicide by hanging and shooting himself on the above mentioned place located ¼ mile south of Willard.

Seif & Hendren Cor.



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