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 Eva <I>Michel</I> Duesler

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Eva Michel Duesler

  • Birth 3 Jun 1870 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 9 Mar 1947 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Sec. 79E, Lot 495
  • Memorial ID 101332820

FATHER: George Michel 1837-1924
MOTHER: Margarett Heffling 1837-1894
HUSBAND: Frank B. Duesler 1871-1941
MARRIED: Oct. 15, 1892, Erie, PA
CHILDREN:
1. Joseph Fred Duesler 1893-1957
2. Margaret Josephine Berigan 1894-1986
3. Allen Francis Duesler 1896-1959
4. Isabel Ann Duesler 1899-2000
5. George Alexander Duesler 1902-1960
6. Gladys Catherine Schaefer 1904-1977
7. Francis John Duesler 1907-1908
8. John Gordon Duesler 1909-1986
9. Eva Mary Pirozzi 1914-1993

Eva was born on June 3, 1870 in Brooklyn, New York and had a brother George. Her parents were George and Margrett (nee Heffling) Michel. She moved to Cleveland, Ohio with her parents in 1880 when she was 10. Eva moved to Erie, PA with her parents in 1892.
Eva was 22 when she married Frank Bernhard Duesler, he was 21, on Oct. 15, 1892 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Erie.
She came back to Cleveland with Frank and they were living at 95 Grand Ave. -- listed in the city directory with William & Carrie Duesler in 1892.
She had nine children - the first when she was 23 and the last at age 44 in 1914.
(Francis John died as an infant 6/12/1908).
She and Frank had been married 48 years & living in the family home on 2319 E. 90th St. when he passed away on Jan. 31. 1941 at home at the age of 69. Eva died died six years later at home at the age of 76 on March 9, 1947 from breast cancer and heart failure.
Living with her was her daughter Daisy and son-in-law Ed Berigan and her grandchildren Jim & Jan.
Eva is buried in Sec. 79, lot 495 at Calvary Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio. The 1900 census lists her father George Michel living with them on 90th St. & he died there in 1924.
Eva was very pretty as a young woman with light brown hair, blue eyes & about 5' tall.
Besides raising her family she was a great cook and baker and loved quilting.
She and Frank enjoyed playing cards and taught all their children to play.
She had thirteen grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. Her fourth child Isabel, born in Oct. 1899 lived to be 101 years old & passed away Dec. 28, 2000 in Clifton, NJ.

CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER; 3/10/1947
EVA DUESLER, (nee Michel), beloved wife of the late Frank B.; mother of Joseph, Mrs. Daisy Berigan, Allen, Isabell, George, Mrs. Gladys Schaefer, John and Mrs. Mary Schweitzer; grandmother and great-grandmother.
Friends may call at the Frank C. McGinty Funeral Home, 8112 Superior Ave.

OHIO DEATH CERTIFICATE, File #14611, Cuyahoga Co.
EVA DUESLER, widow of Frank B. Duesler, residing at 1365 E. 90th St. Cleveland where she passed away at home on March 9, 1947 at 9:25 am from a cerebral thrombosis, chronic myocarditis due to hypertension at age 76 yrs, 9 mos, 6 days. Interment at Calvary Cemetery on March 12, 1947.
Informant was daughter Daisy M. Berigan of same address. She reported that Eva was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 3, 1870. Her parents were George Michel and Margaret Miehle, both born in Germany.



  • Created by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
  • Added: 26 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101332820
  • Jane Duesler Iafelice
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eva Michel Duesler (3 Jun 1870–9 Mar 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101332820, citing Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Jane Duesler Iafelice (contributor 47967958) .