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EDWIN GRUNDTISCH SUCCUMBS SUNDAY [November 27, 1955]

Crane Township [Wyandot Co OH] Resident Dies At Home: Funeral To Be Wednesday [November 30, 1955]

Philip Edwin Grundtisch, 81, Crane township resident, passed away at his route one, Upper Sandusky [OH] home, Sunday morning at 5:40 o'clock. Mr. Grundtisch had been in failing health the past several years. Death was attributed to complications.

Mr. Grundtisch was born in Crane township, Wyandot County, February 24, 1874, the son of Frank and Mary (Kloepfer) Grundtisch. March 6, 1894, he was united in marriage at the home of the bride in Crane township to Caroline Mosman, who survives.

Also surviving are six children, Mrs. Edna Althouse, of southeast of Upper Sandusky; Harvey Grundtisch, of east of McCutchenville [OH]; Mrs. Ruth McClain, southeast of Upper Sandusky; Miss Marjorie (sic) Grundtisch, at home; Mrs. Mildred Whittington, of Springfield, Ohio, and Glenn Grundtisch, of Upper Sandusky; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and four sisters, Mrs. Emma Irvin, of Findlay [OH]; Mrs. Mae Heath, of Chicago, Ill. and Mrs. Clara Stalter and Mrs. Estella Newell, both of Upper Sandusky.

A daughter, Nellie, who died at the age of six; a grandson, Richard McClain, who was killed in action in World War II; four sisters, a brother and a half-brother preceded him in death.

A farmer, Mr. Grundtisch was a member of Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church. He also held a life membership in Wyandot lodge, No. 110, I.O.O.F. [International Order of Odd Fellows]. He had resided all his life in this community.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Bringman & Co. funeral home with Rev. Paul E. Rohrbaugh, pastor of Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church, officiating. Interment will be made in Old Mission cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday [November 29, 1955] until the hour of service.

--The Daily Chief-Union, Upper Sandusky, OH, Monday, 28 NOV 1955

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