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Obits > 1931 - Henry Erdmann

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
November 16, 1931 - pg 6, col. 5
PROPHETSTOWN RESIDENT DIES -- Herny Erdmann Passes Away This Morning
Prophetstown: -- Henry Erdmann, aged 55 years, died at 4:20 o'clock this morning in his home, following an illness of four years' duration with a complication of diseases.  His final sickness was pneumonia.  Arrangements for the funeral are not completed.
The deceased was born December 20, 1875 in Geneseo, the son of Leopold and Anna Erdmann.  He was married February 15, 1900 to Miss Alice Goembel of Geneseo.  After their marriage the couple resided for five years in the vicinity of Geneseo then moved to Prophetstown where they farmed.  In 1920 they left the farm and moved to Prophetstown.  Mr. Erdmann was confirmed in the German Lutheran faith in Geneseo.
The widow and two children, Mrs. J. J. Rogers and Zack Erdmann, both of Prophetstown, survive.  He also leaves three brothers and four sisters.  They are:  Leo and Emil Erdmann of Geneseo, Albert Erdmann of East Moline,  Mrs. William Taube and Mrs. Agnes Murray of Geneseo, Mrs. Fern Joles of Maquoketa, Ia., and Mrs. Thomas Owens of Wilton, Ia.

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