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Otto John Baehler
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1881
Wattenwil
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Dec. 30, 1921
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

My great uncle~~
He was born near Berne, Switzerland and came to the United States in 1883. He attended the Onarga Seminary in Onarga, Illinois, which was a private high school. He took the Commercial Course, which prepared him for business.

Uncle Otto married in Cook County Illinois, to a woman named Clara Lindley, and they had a daughter named Dorothy Ethel Baehler. He was an insurance clerk for Aetna Insurance in Chicago. They eventually moved back to Forrest Illinois, near his family home before 1920. I recently found out this was because Uncle Otto was ill. He then died in 1921 in a "sanitarium" in Springfield Illinois. I think he died from Tuberculosis.

I believe his wife and daughter may have moved back to Wisconsin where Clara was originally from. The family has never been able to find their location, and they have been lost to us.

He was gone before my mother was born, so we don't know a lot about this uncle.

Rest in peace Uncle Otto. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Baehler (1859 - 1954)
  Elizabeth Hanni Baehler (1857 - 1910)
 
 Siblings:
  Minnie Margaret Baehler Ehlers (1880 - 1957)*
  Otto John Baehler (1881 - 1921)
  Bertha E. Baehler Lare (1882 - 1971)*
  Fred B. Baehler (1884 - 1978)*
  Cora Lula Baehler Winne (1886 - 1964)*
  Walter Baehler (1888 - 1962)*
  Lilly Alma Baehler Rosendahl (1890 - 1975)*
  Olga Matilda Baehler Follmer (1893 - 1967)*
  Hulda F. Baehler Frantz (1895 - 1926)*
  Harold Arthur Baehler (1898 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Wing
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: MidwestMom
Record added: Sep 21, 2009
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Otto John Baehler
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