|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1857|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1942|
Rock Island County
Michael Nitzel, 84, of 2329 Thirty-third street, Moline, resident of Moline for the last fifty years, died at 8:30 this morning in his home. He had been ill for the last year and bedfast for the last week.
Mr. Nitzel was born Nov. 7, 1857 in Baltimore, Md., and married Miss Mary Davis Nov. 3, 1890 in Greenville, Ill. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last year. He was employed at John Deere Wagon Works for thirty-five years, retiring eighteen years ago. He has resided at the present address in Moline for the last twenty-five years. Mr. Nitzel was a charter member of the Independent Order of Stags in Moline. His father was a Civil war veteran.
Surviving are the widow; three daughters, Mrs. Earl Dempsey and Mrs. Leona Beardsley of Moline, and Mrs. Ernest VanDeHide of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 11 son, Paul, in the United States Navy at New Caledonia, Oliver, Willis, Albert, Chris and Dale Nitzel, all of Moline, Wilbert Nitzel of Grand rapids, Mich., Victor Nitzel of Freeport, Ill, Carl Nitzel of West Plains, Mo., John Nitzel of Bloomington, Ind. and Lee Nitzel of Carbon Cliff, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildrn. Two sons, Adolph and Clarence preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 3 Monday afternoon in Esterdahl chapel, with the Rev. Emory Erlander, pastor of Calvery Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be in Moline Memorial Park cemetery.
The picture of Michael Nitzel was taken by his grand-nephew J. R. "Bob" Nieters, and won a number of prizes in quad-city photographic contests.
John Nitzel (1830 - 1914)
Mary Elizabeth Davis Nitzel (1868 - 1958)*
John Edward Nitzel (1884 - 1954)*
Christian Nitzel (1885 - 1961)*
Grover Lee Nitzel (1889 - 1955)*
Herman Victor Nitzel (1891 - 1955)*
Alfred Adolph Nitzel (1892 - 1939)*
Clarence Nitzel (1895 - 1930)*
Florence Lena Nitzel VanderHyde (1897 - 1985)*
Wilbert Dewey Nitzel (1899 - 1974)*
Dale Nitzel (1900 - 1980)*
Albert Jake Nitzel (1902 - 1985)*
Carl Frederick Nitzel (1903 - 1970)*
Leona Ellen Nitzel Hagstrom (1905 - 1997)*
Marie Catherine Nitzel (1906 - 1907)*
Minnie Elizabeth Nitzel Dempsy-Hayden (1907 - 1999)*
Willis Michael Nitzel (1909 - 1991)*
Oliver Raymond Nitzel (1912 - 1988)*
Paul Benjamin Nitzel (1913 - 1991)*
Michael Nitzel (1857 - 1942)
Kate Traub (1862 - 1921)*
Moline Memorial Park
Rock Island County
Created by: Diana
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55432046