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 Friedrich Durtschi, Sr

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Friedrich Durtschi, Sr

  • Birth 22 Dec 1845 Switzerland
  • Death 21 Jul 1938 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot C_9_17_5N2RDWY
  • Memorial ID 69331217

When Friedrich Durtschi was born on December 22, 1845, in Faulensee, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes, was 36 and his mother, Margaretha, was 31. He married Elisabetha Von Kaenel on February 28, 1873. They had 12 children in 24 years. He died on July 21, 1938, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 92, and was buried there.

Obituary:
Frederick Durtschi, 92, died Thursday at 1:15 a.m. at his residence, 949 East Thirty-third South street, of causes incident to age.
A son of Johannes and Margareta Winkler Durtschi. Mr. Durtschi was born in Switzerland, December 22, 1845.
A farmer and cabinetmaker, he came to Utah in 1904, settling in Midway. He had been a Salt Lake City resident for the past eight years.
Long active in the L.D.S. church, Mr. Durtschi was a high priest in the Hillcrest L. D. S. ward.
Surviving are six sons, John and Fred Durtschi of Midway; William, Ernest and Alfred Durtschi of Salt Lake City; and Hulderich Durtschi of Mexico; two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Gertsch of Midway and Mrs. Lena Burgener of Salt Lake City; 36 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Hillcrest L.D.S. ward, with interment in City cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Laurie Jackson Bishop
  • Originally Created by: Utah Tombstone Lady
  • Added: 4 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69331217
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Friedrich Durtschi, Sr (22 Dec 1845–21 Jul 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69331217, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Laurie Jackson Bishop (contributor 46621657) .