Illinois State Register, Springfield
Sunday Morning, April 14, 1895
ObituariesREISCH -- At the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Peter Lofy, No. 816 South Eleventh Street, at 6:30pm, Saturday, April 13, 1895, of old age, George Reisch, Sr., aged 77 years and 9 days.
Mr. Reisch was born in Neiderhausen, Baden, Germany, and removed to Christian county about fifty years ago and engaged in farming. He afterward removed to this county, and has resided at various times both in this and Christian counties, but for the last eight years he made his home with his children in this city. He is survived by four daughters, his wife being dead some time ago. They are Mrs. A. D. Whitney, Mrs. L. Mathias, Mrs. Peter Lofy, of this city, and Mrs Henry Rustemeyer, living in Nebraska. He is also survived by a brother, Joseph Reisch, of this city, and a sister, Mrs Staley, of Neiderhausen, Germany. He was also the uncle of Messrs. Frank and George Reisch, the brewers of this city.
Funeral notice hereafter.
ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, SPRINGFIELD
January 4, 1935
ROSA MATHEIS, RESIDENT HERE 70 YEARS, DIES
Was Widow Of Leonard Matheis, Sr., Dealer In Hardware
Mrs. Rosa Matheis, 1225 East Edwards street, for seventy years a resident of this city and widow of Leonard Matheis, Sr., hardware dealer, died at 4 o'clock yesterday morning in St. John's hospital following a week's illness. Decedent, who was 79 years old was born in Salisbury, coming to this city when a child.
Surviving are a daughter, Theresia, city; four sons, Leonard, Jr., Albert, and George, all of city, and Henry of Chicago; eleven grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Decedent was a member of the Altar and Rosary society of Sacred Heart parish.
Remains taken to the O'Donnell and Staab Funeral Hoem, will be removed at 11 o'clock this morning to the residence, where services will be held at 8:30 o'clock tomorrow morning and at 9 o'clock at the Sacred Heart church. Rev. W. I. Quatman will officiate and interment will be made in Calvary cemetery.
ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL SPRINGFIELD
July 24, 1930
MATHEIS, LEONARD -- Of 1225 East Edwards street until recently of 613 South Eleventh street, died at St. John's hospiral at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, July 24, age 84. Survived by wife, Rosa; one daughter, Theresia, at home; four sons, Leonard and George at home, Henry of Chicago, and Albert of Centralia; and ten grandchildren. Remains will be removed from the O'Donnell & Staab funeral home to the residence at noon Friday, where funeral will be held at 8:45 a.m. Saturday and at 9 A.m. at Sacred Heart church, Rev. Wl L. Quatman officiating. Interment in Calvary. O'Donnell and Staab in charge.
THE ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL (Springfield, IL) February 18, 1911, page 9
Cherry --Died, Friday, Feb. 17, 1911, at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. J. C. Baker, one and one-half miles north of Rochester, of Bright's Disease, Amos J. Cherry.
The funeral will be held at the residence at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning, and at 11 at Rochester M. E. church, Rev. M. Hartman officiating. Interment will be made in Rochester cemetery.
The decedent had been ill for some time. Two years ago he went to New Mexico in quest of better health. A short time ago he went to St. John's hospital, and later returned to the home of his daughter.
The decedent was born at Riverton, July 9, 1851. He is survived by his widow, seven sons, Fred of Mitchell, Peter of Centralia, William, John Carter, Abner and Benjamin, of this city, four daughters, Mrs. Baker, Mrs. Fannie Temple, of this city, Mrs Emma Gardner of Lincoln, and Mrs Eva Taylor of this city. Eleven grandchildren also survive.
THE ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL (Springfield, IL)
September 14, 1910, page 6
Cherry - Died at 5 a.m, Monday, September 12, 1910, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. C. Baker, two miles north of Rochester, of apoplexy, Mrs. Amos Cherry, aged 57 years, 3 months, and 9 days of Ray, New Mexico.
The funeral will be held at 10 o'clock this morning at the residence of J. C. Baker and at 11 o'clock at the Rochester M. E. church, Rev. Thomas R. Hartman, officiating. Interment will be made in the Rochester cemetery.
The decedent was bron in Virden, June 3, 1853. Her maiden name was Miss Alice Noe.
When nineteen years of age she united in marriage with Amos Cherry at Decatur. She spent thirty-eight years of her life in Macon county, eighteen years in Sangamon county, and the last year in New Mexico, where she moved March, 1909 for the benefit of her health. Declining in health she came back to Illinois, but gradually grew worse after her arrival in Illinois a few months ago.
She is survived by her husband and eleven of her thirteen children: Fred of Edwardsville, Peter, of Alton, Mrs. J. C. Baker, of Rochester, W. F. and J. H. Mrs. G. W. Temple, and C. M. Taylor of Springfield, Carter of Fancy Prairie, Abner of Springfield and Mrs. Fred Gardner and Benjamin of Ray New Mexico.
DECATUR HEARALD, Decatur, Illinois, January 20, 1903
Wyatt T. Cherry
Wyatt T. Cherry aged 82 years, died at his home near Blue Mound on Wednesday. The deceased was a native of Rochester, Sangamon county, and had lived near Blue Mound for forty five years. The funeral conducted by Rev. W. L. Bankson, occured on Thursday.
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