|Birth: ||May 18, 1867|
|Death: ||Sep. 18, 1956|
Hans Henry German married Margaret Schneider.
Charlie L. German
infant daughter (died 1907)
Funeral Services for H.H. German At 4 PM Today
Funeral services will be held from the Mill-Bauer Funeral Home in Eagle Lake today,Thursday,September 20th at 4:00 p.m. for Hans H. German,Sr.,89,who died Tuesday night after lengthy illness.The Rev.Walter J. Miller,pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church will officiate at the services and the interment in Lakeside cemetery.
Hans H. German was born in Germany on May 18,1867.At the age of seventeen he worked his passage to this country and on the ship met a man who was returning from a visit overseas,and with this man went to Plum Creek,Nebraska for his first experience on an American farm.
On March 9,1900,he married Margaret Schneider in Nebraska and in 1910 brought his family to Texas to property purchased in the Sheridan area.He remained in Colorado County,farming until his retirement 20 years ago.
He and Mrs.German have been residing here at their home on Highway 90=A near the Marx Drive Inn.Despite their age,they were both able to care for themselves.
Mr.German's philosophy of life was simple."Live right and do right is the best religion.If all will do this we will have a better world,"he was quoted as saying in a "citizens over 80" story in the Colorado County Citizen in 1950.
The many friends of the family join extending sympathy in the loss of their loved one.
Eagle Lake Headlight,September 20,1955
Margaret Schneider German (1877 - 1962)
Hans Nelson German (1901 - 1984)*
Aaron William German (1903 - 1985)*
Clarence Robert German (1909 - 1998)*
Louise M G German Marx (1910 - ____)*
Created by: darla halley
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
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