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Watertown Gazette, 04 11 1912

Fred Gasser, aged 84 years, a former resident, died at Valparaiso, Indiana, last Tuesday.  His remains were brought here on Wednesday and interred in Oak Hill cemetery.  Members of the G. A. R. of this city met the remains at the depot and accompanied them to the cemetery.




Watertown Gazette, 04 11 1912

Mrs. Anna Goetsch, aged 84 years, died on Friday, April 5, 1912, at her home, 504 Eighth Street.  Her funeral took place Monday afternoon from the Adventist Church to Oak Hill Cemetery.







Watertown Gazette, 04 25 1912

Albert Bredow, 600 Division Street, died on Sunday, April 21, 1912, aged 79 years.  His wife and two daughters survive him, Mrs. Fred Albrecht of the town of Milford and Mrs. Rhinehardt Krecher of Fairfax, Minn.  Deceased was born April 18, 1833, in Germany, and in 1856 came to this country and settled on a farm in the town of Milford, removing to this city in 1899.  Wednesday afternoon his funeral took place from the Moravian Church to Oak Hill Cemetery.



Watertown Gazette, 02 01 1912

Arthur Bartlett died in Milwaukee on Friday, January 26, 1912, of typhoid fever.  He was a son of William Bartlett and wife and grandson of Mrs. Sarah J. Bartlett of this city, and was born February 18, 1894, at Portage, Wis.  His remains were brought here on Sunday to the home of his grandmother at 312 Montgomery Street, from where the funeral was held Monday afternoon to Oak Hill cemetery, funeral services being conducted by Rev. E. J. Matthews, pastor of the M. E. Church.


He was well known in Watertown and his death is sincerely mourned for he was a bright and promising boy and possessed a most charming disposition and had every prospect of a bright future before him.




Watertown Gazette, 02 08 1912

Emil V. Speer, a former resident of Watertown, died at Salt Lake City, Utah, last week.  He was a brother of Mrs. John Schempf, Mrs. Wm. Schimmel and Mrs. Pauline Goeldner of this city.  His remains arrived here on Monday and were taken to the home of John Schempf, 803 Clyman Street, from where the funeral was held to Oak Hill cemetery on Tuesday afternoon.  He was 58 years of age and is survived by two children.





Watertown Gazette, 01 04 1912

Johann F. A. Heise died on Friday, December 29, 1911, at the family home, 406 Eighth Street, aged 71 years.  His second wife and one daughter survive him.  He was a former resident of the town of Milford.  Monday afternoon his funeral was held from St. Luke’s Church to Oak Hill Cemetery.







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