Obituary - Anton Zerrusen (1839)

Obituary - Anton Zerrusen (1839)

Aged 89 Years. Funeral Was Held Wednesday Morning From St. Francis Church
Anton Zerrusen, Sr. died at his home in St. Francis township, Monday, July 30th, 1928. Age 89 years.
Funeral services were held at St. Francis church, Teutopolis, Wednesday morning at nine o'clock followed by interment in parish cemetery. Relatives, neighbors and Men's Sodality attended the obsequies. Father Ephrem Muench, O. F. M. sang the Requiem and Father Anthony, O. F. M. officiated at the grave.
Deceased was born in Cincinnati, Ohio being the son of Henry Zerrusen and Anna M. Boknin, eearly immigrants of Germany, who afterwards moved to Effingham county.
In later years he married, May 27, 1884. He is survived by his wife, nee Angela M. Schroeder, six children: Anton, Joseph, (Anna) Mrs. Frank Herboth of Effingham, Ferd at home, Henry, (Mary) Mrs. Henry Deters, eighteen grandchildren and one step-sister, grandmother Mrs. Elizabeth Pruemer. He was a member of the the Men's Sodality.
May his soul rest in peace!
THE PRESS extends heartfelt sympathy to the wife and children.
We extend our sincere thanks to Rev. Frs. Ephrem, O. F. M., and Anthony, O. F. M., for their spiritual consolation to our neighbors and friends for the assistance rendered us during the illness and after the death of our husband and father. God bless you all.

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Anton Zerrusen Obituary (1839)
Anton Zerrusen Obituary (1839)
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The Teutopolis Press. Thursday, August 2, 1928.
A microfilm copy can be found in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, IL.

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