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Joseph Knerr Kehler
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Birth: May 11, 1827
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 30, 1897
Shenandoah
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA

THE KEHLER FUNERAL
It Took Place This Afternoon and Was
Largely Attended

One of the largest funerals that have taken place in town in recent times was that of the late Joseph K. Kehler, which took place at one o'clock this afternoon from the family residence on North Main street. A large number of relatives and friends from all parts of the country and many from distant points were in attendance. The members of Washington Camp No. 112, P.O.S. of A, of which the deceased was a long and honored member, attended the funeral in a body. The services were held at the residence, Rev. I.J. Reitz, pastor of the United Evangelical church, officiating. The remains were encased in an expensive casket which was covered by beautiful floral offerings in many designs. Upon the conclusion of the service the cortege proceeded to the Odd Fellows cemetery, where the interment was made in the family plot. The pall bearers were R. Stocker, Louis B Seltzer, C.W. Dengler, Samuel Lindenmuth, David Faust and John L. Hassler. Amoung the attendants at the funeral were B.K. Kehler, Philadelphia; Frank Kehler, Mohontongo; Thomas Glenwright and family and Mrs. Godfrey, Minersville; William Snyder and family, Allentown;John Dunkelberger and family, Irwin and Oscar Wetzel and Rev. G.W. Gross, Shamokin; Hon. F.J. Kehler, Irvin, Robert, Albert and Calvin Kehler and there families and Jacob Hepler and Jackson Kehler and families of Locust Dale; Elias Wolfgang and family and Charles Gable and family, Ashland; Thomas Sobey and family, Mahoney Plane;
J.J. Kehler and Henry Snyder and families, Frackville; Isaac Christ and family, Tamaqua; William Hoppes and family, Mahanoy City.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Johannes Hepler Kehler (1804 - 1866)
  Catherine Knerr Kehler (1806 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Haupt Hepler Kehler (1829 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Hepler Kehler Glenwright (1848 - 1925)*
  Miranda Kehler Yost (1850 - 1921)*
  Augustus H Kehler (1852 - 1887)*
  Joseph H Kehler (1856 - 1921)*
  Monroe H Kehler (1859 - 1916)*
  Oscar S Kehler (1861 - 1943)*
  Ida Mae Kehler Williams (1870 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elias Kehler (1824 - 1891)*
  Joseph Knerr Kehler (1827 - 1897)
  Charles Kehler (1830 - 1880)*
  Catharine Kehler Wetzel (1836 - 1903)*
  Benjamin K Kehler (1837 - 1903)*
  Harriet Kehler Hepler (1842 - 1926)*
  Susan K Kehler Dunkelberger (1844 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Shenandoah Heights
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Terry
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41110371
Joseph Knerr Kehler
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Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.George Eliot
- Terry
 Added: Mar. 12, 2013

- Lanell Rabner
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013
 
 
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