Random Lake Times
Thursday, July 16, 1936
"Gustave Mertzdorf, aged 77, died Saturday evening at his home in the Town of Fredonia, after a very brief illness. The remains were brought to the David G. Wilk funeral home to be prepared for burial. The funeral was held Wednesday with services at the home at 1:30 p.m. and later at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church at Fredonia, of which he was a life long member. The Rev. R.G.F. Jagow, pastor of the congregation, conducted the services, and burial was made in the adjoining cemetery."