1856 - 1944
222 W Main, business and home
05 31 1944 article
Fred Creuz is Claimed by Death
Frederick M. Creuz, who had been residing with his daughter, Mrs. E. W. Kaercher, 505 North Second Street, since the death of his wife in January, died Monday night in St. Mary’s Hospital where he had undergone an operation three weeks ago.
He was born in
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Kaercher, this city and Mrs. David Jones, town of Shields. There are four grandchildren, two of them, John and Earl Kaercher, now being in the service. There is one great grandchild. A brother Emil (Dick) Creuz, this city also survives.
Mr. Creuz was in business here many years, operating the old Fountain Inn (*) at West Main and North Washington streets. He sold the business to H. A. Weis and since then had been more or less retired.
He was a member of the First Evangelical and Reformed church. He was a member of the Plattdeutscher Verein and for many years served as its president.
Mr. Creuz was well known in the community and was one of the community’s highly regarded citizens.
The funeral will be held Friday at at the Schmutzler funeral home. The Rev. F. W. Knatz will officiate and burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery.
(*) Fountain Inn at corner of 222 W Main and N Washington.
This intersection is where the Lewis Fountain was located.
City Directory entries:
Main, W, 222 1909, Frederick M Creuz, saloon
Main, W, 222 1913, Frederick M Creuz, saloon
Main, W, 222 1935, Hoeffner’s tavern
Main, W, 222 1950, Hoeffner’s Tavern
Main, W, 222 1971, Judge & Alice’s Bar
Main, W, 222 1993, Baba Louie’s Tavern
Mrs. Fred Creuz
Suffered Fractured Hip in August While Visiting At Jones’ Home
Mrs. Fred Creuz, 216 Division street, who died yesterday at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. David Jones, route 1, will be buried Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. Creuz went to visit at the Jones home last August and on the day after her arrival she suffered a fall in which she fractured a hip. She had been confined to bed ever since and was getting along quite well when she suffered a cold which developed into influenza and caused her death.
She was the former Alvina B. Raasch and was born in
Surviving are her husband and two daughters, Mrs. David Jones, route 1, and Mrs. Erhard Kaercher, this city. There are four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mrs. Creuz was the last member of her immediate family.
She was a member of the First Evangelical and Reformed church and of the Ladies Aid Society.
The funeral Thursday will be at at the Schmutzler funeral home. The Rev. F. W. Knatz will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery.
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