Guttenberg Press, IA, Wednesday, April 19, 1899, pg. 5, col. 4
On Tuesday night April 11, 1898 occurred the death of August Bigaike of pneumonia. He was born at Gossowo, Prussia, May 30, 1924, and came to America in 1867 and settled near Guttenberg. He was married three times. He married his third wife, Mrs. C. Friedlein in Guttenberg in 1889, who survives him. He leaves several children besides his wife to mourn his death. The funeral took place Friday, April 14, 1890 at his late home with burial in the Friedlein cemetery. Rev. Janzig, of this place, conducting the funeral ceremonies. May he rest in peace.
Cristianna Bletterlein Bigalke