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fgrun02a.jpg (1657 bytes)FRANK GRUNDTISCH

Dies in This City [Upper Sandusky, OH] Friday [07 AUG 1914] Evening, at 5:30 o'clock

Frank Grundtisch, a well-known resident of this city, passed away Friday evening, at 5:30 o'clock, at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Cress, on North Sandusky avenue. He had been ill the past six years, and for five weeks was in a serious condition. Death resulted from gangrene of the toes, which developed blood poisoning.

Deceased was born in Geiselberg, Rheinpfalz, Bavaria, Germany, October 23, 1835, and lived to attain the age of 78 years, 9 months and 14 days. He was the son of Jacob and Marilla Grundtisch, long since deceased. Mr. Grundtisch emigrated to America in 1860 and located in Wyandot county [OH]. He was united in marriage December 22, 1864, to Mary Kloepfer Yeager, who preceded him to the spirit world a few years ago. Ten children survive this union. They are: Mrs. William Shively and Mrs. G.E. Newell, of Mansfield [OH]; Mrs. Emma Irvin and Mrs. J.K. Schindler, of Marion [OH]; Mrs. Charles Robey, southwest of Upper Sandusky; Mrs. G.O. Heath, of Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Charles Stalter, south of Upper Sandusky; Edward Grundtisch, of this city; Edwin Grundtisch, east of Upper Sandusky; and Mrs. Cress, of this city. Deceased also leaves eighteen grandchildren and the following brothers and sister: George Grundtisch, of Pittsburgh, Penn.; John Grundtisch and Mrs. John Burckhardt, of this city.

Mr. Grundtisch was a soldier in the German army four and one-half years and spent the year of 1859 in Italy. After coming to Wyandot county he was employed by the late Wesley Hedges for fortythree years and had been a resident of Upper Sandusky ten years. He was a member of Trinity Reformed church and was held in esteem.

Funeral services will be held Monday [10 AUG 1914] afternoon at 2 o'clock, from the Reformed church, in this city, conducted by the pastor, Rev. B.E. Lienkaemper. Interment in Old Mission cemetery. Flowers omitted.

--The Daily Chief, Upper Sandusky, OH, Saturday, 08 AUG 1914

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