Obit: Thiel, Ernst (1851 - 1921)

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----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Wis.) 09/08/1921

Thiel, Ernst (2 NOV 1851 - 2 SEP 1921)

Ernst Thiel died at his home in the town of Hull, Marathon Co., Wis., on Friday, Sept. 2, 1921, of cancer of the stomach.

Deceased was born in Germany on Nov. 2, 1851, and when but 6 months old came to America with his parent, who settled on a farm in the town of Mosel, Sheboygan Co. In June 1875 he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Krepsky of Sheboygan. Twenty years ago last spring they came to Colby, Wis. and purchased a farm in the town of Hull, which has been the family home since.

Mr. Thiel is survived by his widow and eleven children, John of Belle Plain, Minn., Max, Colby, Reinhold, Chicago, Mrs. Wm. Mehering and Mrs. Wm. Rix, Sheboygan, Edward, Portland, Oregon, Martin, Spokane, Wash., Mrs. Paul Smith, Eugene, Josepha nd Edna of Colby. A son, Simon, died three years ago. A brother, August Thiel, and a sister, Mrs. Carl Karstedt, both of Sheboygan, also survive him.

The funeral was held from Zion Lutheran Church in this city on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. Kirchhoefer officiating, and the interment made in Colby Cemetery.



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