|Birth: ||Jun. 22, 1857|
|Death: ||Apr. 10, 1947|
Died of a fractured hip and prostatitis at Herman Hamann's house.
Grandpa Schlake passed away on Thursday April 10, 1947 at 6:00 a.m. He was 89 years, 9 months and 18 days of age. On March 22nd (?) he returned from Clear Lake, Iowa after spending the winter months with his daughter Ida. From that time his health began to fail considerably to the extent that he needed constant attention. On April 3rd, 1947 it is beleived he suffered a light stroke and fell, breaking a bone in his left leg. He was confined to his bed until his death. During the last week of his life, he asked to be administered the sacrament of Holy Communion by Rev. Landgrebe.
Funeral services were under the direction of W.C. Dickman, Mortician, and conducted by Rev. K. Landgrege on Sunday April 3rd, 1947 at 1:45 p.m. at the Herman Hamann home and 2:00 p.m. in St. Peter's Lutheran church. Pallbearers were six grandsons, Parmer, Leighton and Verdis Schlake, Delos Hamann, Keith Thoma and Floyd Schroeder. The St. Peter's choir of Mrs. K. Landgrebe, Mrs. Gerhard Kaiser, Mrs. E. W. Tuecke, Mrs. Alto Rodas and Miss Jeanette Hempler furnished the music. Burial was in the family lot of the Garnavillo City Cemetery.
Joseph Henrich Schlake (1822 - 1896)
Elizabeth Schlake (1814 - 1895)
Elizabeth Wilker Schlake (1858 - 1925)
Ida Louisa Schlake Backhaus (1882 - 1963)*
Anna Maria Schlake Schroeder (1883 - 1954)*
Albert Clamer Schlake (1886 - 1965)*
Garnavillo Community Cemetery
Created by: Nathan Lingwall
Record added: Nov 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61908079