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Henry William "Heinrich Wilhelm" Fathauer
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1859
Minden
Minden-Lübbecker Landkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Jul. 24, 1940
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Funeral services for Henry W. Fathauer of 938 W.Wood street, retired farmer, will be held at 2 pm tomorrow in the First United Brethren church, with burial in Fairlawn cemetery. The body will be taken from the Dawson & Wikoff funeral home to the residence at 4 pm today. Mr.Fathauer, who was 81 years old, died at 6:45 pm yesterday in the Decatur and Macon county hospital, where he had been a patient since June 29. He had been in failing health three years.
Born June 12, 1859 near Hanover, Germany, Mr. Fathauer came to the United States when he was 14 years old. He settled in Macon county near Boody, later moving to Prairie Hall.
He was married Feb. 28, 1864 in Prairie Hall to Wilhelmina Reeter, who died in 1927. Mr. Fathauer retired from farming in 1915 and moved with his wife to Decatur.
Mr. Fathauer leaves four daughters, Ida at home, Mrs. Carolyn Wilson of Lake city, Mrs. Viola Hurst of Champaign and Mrs. Ora Shearer of Auburn, one son, Walter Fathauer of Lake City, who was formerly chairman of the Macon county AAA committee, one brother, Herman of Moweaqua and eight grandchildren.
He was a member of the First United Brethren church. (Decatur Daily Review) Obituary furnished by Janet Donner
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*Illinois Death Certificate
Name: Henry W. Fathauer
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1859
Birth Place: Near Hanover, Germany
Death Date: 24 Jul 1940
Death Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois
Burial Date: 26 Jul 1940
Burial Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois
Cemetery Name: Fairlawn
Death Age: 81
Occupation: Retired
Race: White
Marital Status: W
Gender: Male
Residence: Decatur, Macon, Illinois
Father Name: Christian Fathauer
Father Birth Place: Germany
Mother Name: Louise Rimer(sic)
Mother Birth Place: Germany
Spouse Name: Wilhelmina Reeter
FHL Film Number: 1832001
 
 
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 Parents:
  Christian Heinrich Vatthauer (1835 - 1884)
  Caroline Louise Reimer Vatthauer (1833 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Wilhelmina Dorothea Reeter Fathauer (1862 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Ida Mary Fathauer Seitz (1885 - 1964)*
  Carolyn Louise Fathauer Wilson (1887 - 1965)*
  Walter William Fathauer (1892 - 1982)*
  Viola Lelah Fathauer Hurst (1895 - 1987)*
  Ora Gladys Fathauer Shearer (1901 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry William Fathauer (1859 - 1940)
  Karoline Wilhelmine Vatthauer Wagenfeld (1861 - 1938)*
  Sophia W. Fathauer Heinkel (1863 - 1923)*
  William Henry Fathauer (1865 - 1938)*
  Marie Wilhelmine Fathauer Kerkmann (1869 - 1940)*
  Herman Christian Frederick William Fathauer (1871 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairlawn Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: AZ Susi
Record added: Sep 12, 2010
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Henry William Heinrich Wilhelm Fathauer
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Henry William Heinrich Wilhelm Fathauer
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Henry William Heinrich Wilhelm Fathauer
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