Johann Heinrich translation of obit
Sheboygan Zeitung, June 10, 1891, Page 11.
Mr. Johann Heinrich Keitel, former pastor the St. Petri community, died on the previous Friday, 5 June in the morning, at 4 thirty after a six-week ailment of old age infirmities and a stroke. He was born on the 30 May 1811 in Erfurt, Prussia, reached the age of 80 years and 5 days. In the year 1851, he came into this country and served several church-communities as pastor and pastor-worker, finally the local St. Petri community. He was married twice, the first time with Martha Magdalena Prohaska, from which marriage there were 4 children, 3 daughters and 1 son, which are all still alive.. After his first wife died, he married Henrietta, born Bergner, and had 17 years of joys and sorrows together up to his death. He leaves his widow, 3 daughters, 1 son, 24 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. The burial was held on Monday, 8 Junes ,1891, afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the Wildwood Cemetery.. Pastor Mysch led the funeral.
Martha Magalene Proharsky Keitel (1811 - ____)
Maria Keitel Liebl (1838 - 1901)*
Theodor Keitel (1847 - 1903)*
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