Obit: Nagel, Otto E. (1855 - 1923)
Surnames: NAGEL ECKARDT TESMER BERTRAUSE
----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Wis.) 02/14/1924
Nagel, Otto E. (1855 - 30 JAN 1923)
Otto E. Nagel, a farmer living three miles northeast of Colby, Wis., died of apoplexy at his home, Jan. 30, 1923, at nine p.m., from a stroke of apoplexy. Funeral services were held at the St. John’s Evangelical Church, Rev. Miller officiating, Fe. 3, and interment was made in the Colby Cemetery.
The deceased was born in Gotha, Germany in 1855 and came to the U. S. when thirteen years old. In 1887, he was married to Frieda Weber in Sheboygan Co., to which union six children were born, two of who are dead. His wife was called by the grim reaper in 1897, and for seven years he was a widow, but in 1908 he was married to Emma Eckardt of Sheboygan, Wis., to which union two children were born. They lived in Sheboygan four years and then moved on a farm near Curtiss, Clark County, Wis., from where they moved to Colby. Mr. Nagel’s second wife was called by death in 1918. After her departure he moved on a farm three miles northeast of Colby.
The following children mourn his demise: Alfred Nagel, Emma Nagel, August Nagel, Arthur Nagel, Mrs. Herman L. Tesmer, all of Colby; Ida E. Nagel, Bonnes Ferry, Idaho; two stepchildren, Mrs. E. C. Bertrause, Marion, Wis., Gustave Nagel, Sheboygan, Wis., four grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.
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