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John Theodore Graeter
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Birth: 1880
York
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1941
Lancaster
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA

John T. Graeter 61, 219 S. Queen St. died at 5 p.m. Thursday at his home following an illness of five years. Mr. Graeter was employed by the American Railway Express Company in this city for many years and later was proprietor of "Weber in the Woods" for some time. There survives his wife, Laura E. Liller Graeter, and these children; Mildred M. at home, Ruth wife of Enos Kreider, Lancaster, Dorothy wife of Jack Haas, Manheim, John at home, Pauline wife of Lothar Thieme, Magdeburg, Germany. A brother, Charles, Lancaster, and three sisters. Mrs. W.G. Bartsch, and Miss Kathryn Graeter, Lancaster. Mrs. Henry E. Miller, Willow Street and Mrs. Christ (Grooms ?). Six grandchildren.

Daughter Pauline wife of Lothar Thieme, died in a bombing while living in Germany during WWII

John's parents were Carl and Maria (Rothfus) Graeter. They immigrated to York where John was born. Carl was a brewmaster at the York Brewery. The family then moved to Lancaster, where Carl work at either Haefner Brewery on Locust Street or at Springer Brewery. They lived on Chester Street, and attended St. Stevens Lutheran Church at the corner of Duke and Church Streets. Carl and Maria had the following children; John Theodore, Charles, Katherine, Louise, Mary, Anna, and Fred. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Laura Elisabeth Liller Graeter (1885 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Mildred Graeter Payn (1903 - 1985)*
  Ruth Graeter Kreider (1905 - 1975)*
  Dorothy Louise Graeter Haas (1907 - 2005)*
  William L. Graeter (1913 - 1914)*
  John Robert Graeter (1918 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Burial Park
Lancaster
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Memorial section, lot 127, grave 1
 
Created by: susanrkh
Record added: Nov 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100334198
John Theodore Graeter
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John Theodore Graeter
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John Theodore Graeter
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