AGED RESIDENT OF HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP EXPIRES TUESDAY
Tobias Eichenauer succumbs after long illness
Due to paralysis-
Funeral services arranged for Tuesday PM at 3 O'clock at Hope Evangelical-
Burial to be made in Buck Cemetery.
Tobias Eichenauer, native of Germany, who has been a resident of Hopewell
Township for the past 63 years passed away Tuesday morning after a lingering
illness due to paralysis.
Last Easter Sunday, April 12th, Mr. Eichenauer suffered his first stroke of
paralysis and his health slowly gave way. On March 17, 1937, he suffered
another stroke from which he never rallied and grew weaker rapidly.
The deceased was born in Hesse Cassel, Germany December 30, 1850, and at
the time of his death he had reached the age of 86 years and three months.
He came to the United States at the age of 16 years and often told his
children of his trip on the ocean that lasted six weeks.
On February 24, 1874 he was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Smith
and on February 24, 1924 the couple celebrated their golden wedding
anniversary. On June 6, 1929, Mrs. Eichenauer passed away. Ten children
blessed this union, three died in infancy, and one son Daniel was killed
Surviving are five sons Frank of Hopewell Township; William of Celina;
Roy, Benjamin and Richard of Hopewell Township; one daughter,
Mrs. T.J. Bice of Hopewell Township; 21 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren;
three brothers, Adam and Justus Eichenauer of Celina and John Eichenauer of
Germany, two sisters, Mrs. William Weir of Celina and Margaret in Germany.
The deceased was a member of Hope Evangelical Church. Funeral services will
be conducted by Rev. EO Habeggar at the home at 2:30 o'clock p.m. Thursday
and Hope Evangelical Church in Hopewell Township at 3 o'clock. Burial will
be made in Buck Cemetery.
(I don't know which paper this ran in, nor do I have the dates it ran.
It was already cut out of the paper the first time I saw it)
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