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gblas02b.jpg (2194 bytes)DEATH AT BUCYRUS [OH]

Rev. G. Blaser Passes Away Thursday [26 MAR 1914] Afternoon.

Rev. G. Blaser died at his home, in Bucyrus, Thursday afternoon, at 12:54 o'clock from paralysis, with which he was stricken one week ago.

Mr. Blaser was born in the Canton of Berne, Switzerland, August 3, 1833, being in his eightyfirst year at the time of death. He was the last of his family to pass away. He was twice married. His first wife was Miss Rosena (sic) Kuenzli, who departed this life about twentyseven years ago. The children surviving this union are Rev. Henry Blaser, of Dixon, Ill.; William J. Blaser, residing on the home farm, east of Upper Sandusky [OH]; Jonathan Blaser, of Barberton [OH]; Benjamin Blaser, of Cleveland [OH]; Mrs. Frank Swan, east of Upper Sandusky, and Mrs. Bert Flowers, near Galion [OH]. Twentyfive years ago he was married to Miss Sarah Enfield, who survives him.

Rev. Blaser lived east of town [Upper Sandusky, OH] for many years. He later moved to Upper Sandusky and about a year ago took up his residence in Bucyrus. Rev. Blaser was a minister of the Evangelical church, having been ordained in the year 1867, and served congregations in various counties of the state [OH]. He was well known and universally esteemed.

The remains will be brought to Upper Sandusky and will likely be taken to the old Blaser homestead.

--The Daily Chief, Upper Sandusky, OH, Thursday, 26 MAR 1914

 

FUNERAL SATURDAY

The remains of Rev. G. Blaser, who died in Bucyrus [OH] Thursday [26 MAR 1914] afternoon, were brought to Upper Sandusky [OH] Friday [27 MAR 1914] afternoon on the 1:27 o'clock Pennsylvania train and were taken to the home of his son, W.J. Blaser, east of town. Funeral services will be held Saturday [28 MAR 1914] afternoon, at 1 o'clock, from the house and at 2 o'clock from Salem Evangelical church, conducted by Rev. A.F. Beery (sic). Interment will be made in the church cemetery.

--The Daily Chief, Upper Sandusky, OH, Friday, 27 MAR 1914

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