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 Hermann Koelker, Jr

Hermann Koelker, Jr

Birth
Petersburg, Delaware County, Iowa, USA
Death 22 Apr 1910 (aged 35)
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Burial Petersburg, Delaware County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 92769302 · View Source
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The death of Herman Koelker, a well known young business man of Dyersville, occurred at Mercy hospital in Dubuque on Friday April 22, 1910. The funeral was held at Dyersville on last Tuesday morning, where interment was made.

Mr. Koelker was born at Petersburg. Iowa. June 27. 1874, being therefore in his thirty-fifth year. He was the third son of Mrs. and the late Herman Koelker, and grew to manhood at that place. In 1900 deceased was interested in the implement business at Strawberry Point, where he remained two years, whence he and his brother John engaged in business in Dyersville, the firm known as Koelker Bros. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary Koelker, and the following brothers; Henry, Bernard, Frank, Anton, Louis, Andrew all of Petersburg and John of Dyersville. His father departed this life in January 1908 and his only sister, Mrs. Henry Mescher died in January the following year. Mrs. Koelker has been in poor health for some time and the death of her son came as a great shock and the sympathy of all is tendered the bereaved relatives.

Manchester Democrat, Manchester, Iowa, May 4, 1910

Obituary contributed by: Barb W. (#47902039)


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  • Created by: Theresa Reinert-Schreiber
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92769302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hermann Koelker, Jr (27 Jun 1874–22 Apr 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92769302, citing Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery, Petersburg, Delaware County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Theresa Reinert-Schreiber (contributor 47725383) .