Frank J Birk, 67, who was born in Madison township, west of Wakarusa, died Sunday morning in Newcastle, Ind., where he had spent the past five years. He fractured his hip in a fall three weeks ago.
He was born on April 11, 1869, the son of George A and Mary Birk.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Joe Wright of Wyatt, and a grandson, Clifford Keyser of Osceola, three brothers, George J Birk of Madison township, Edward F Birk of Lakeville and Alfred M Birk of South Bend, and two sisters, Mrs Joseph Beehler of Madison township and Miss Clara C Birk of South Bend.
The body was brought to the Lienhart funeral home here and remained there until Monday evening when it was taken to the home of Mrs Beehler, where funeral services were held at 2 pm Tuesday. The Rev Phillip Pobanz of the Zion Evangelical church officiated. Burial in the Rest Haven cemetery in Madison township.
Thursday, 12 Nov 1936
Minnie Kenley Shembeck
1862–1932 (m. 1926)
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