THE IFFT FAMILY

GEORGE IFFT

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GEO. IFFT HELD SUNDAY

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GEORGE IFFT WERE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON FROM THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH AND INTERMENT WAS IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY. MR. IFFT PASSED AWAY LAST FRIDAY MORNING AT SEVEN O'CLOCK AT THE HOME OF MR. AND MRS. ELI STEIDINGER FOLLOWING A SEVERAL WEEKS ILLNESS. HE WAS AGED 81 YEARS; SIX MONTHS AND EIGHT DAYS.

MR. IFFT WAS BORN IN WALROTH, HESSEN GERMANY, JULY 4 1863. WHEN 18 YEARS OF AGE HE CAME TO AMERICA, AND ON APRIL 21 1884, HE WAS UNITED ON MARRIAGE TO SUSANNAH MILLER, OF CONGERVILLE. TO THEM WERE BORN MRS. MINNIE STEIDINGER, MARGARET, WILLIAM, OF STRAWN; JOHN, OF PEORIA; SAM, OF CROPSEY; MRS. SUSIE SCHLICK, OF ELGIN. MRS. IFFT PASSED AWAY DECEMBER 24 1893, AND IN APRIL 1895, HE WAS MARRIED TO SALOME SCHLIPF, OF PEORIA. SHE PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH IN SEPTEMBER 1897. ON NOVEMBER 25 1898, HE WAS MARRIED TO MARGARET HARI, OF FORREST. SHE SURVIVES TOGETHER WITH THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN BORN TO THIS UNION: MRS. SALOME FEHR, OF ROANOKE; MRS. BERTHA STEIDINGER, OF FORREST; FRED AND GEORGE, OF FAIRBURY; PAUL, OF FORREST; MRS. EDNA MUELLER, OF STRAWN. THERE ARE 48 GRANDCHILDREN.

MR. IFFT WAS A FARMER, WHICH OCCUPATION HE FOLLOWED FOR MANY YEARS, SOUTHEAST OF THIS CITY. HE RETIRED ABOUT 15 YEARS AGO. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH.

GEORGE IFFT 1863 - 1945

(FIRST WIFE) SUSANNA (MILLER) IFFT 1861 - 1893

(DAUGHTER) MINNIE (IFFT) STEIDINGER 1886 - 1964

(DAUGHTER) MARGARET IFFT 1887 - 1971

(SON) JOHN IFFT 1889 - 1967

(SON) SAMUEL IFFT 1890 - 1961

(SON) WILLIAM IFFT 1892 - 1974

(DAUGHTER) SUSIE (IFFT) SCHLICK ???? - ????

1. MINNIE (IFFT) STEIDINGER 1886 - 1964

RITES TODAY FOR MRS. MINNIE STEIDINGER, 77

PRIVATE SERVICES ARE BEING HELD TODAY, THURSDAY, OCT. 8, FOR MRS. MINNIE STEIDINGER, 77, STIVER HOME FOR FUNERALS HAS CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS.

MRS. STEIDINGER DIED AT 4:05 A. M. TUESDAY AT THE FAIRBURY HOSPITAL WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR THREE DAYS.

SHE WAS BORN OCT. 13, 1886, AT ROANOKE, A DAUGHTER OF GEORGE AND SUSIE MILLER IFFT. SHE WAS MARRIED JUNE 13, 1926 TO ELI STEIDINGER IN FAIRBURY. THEY FARMED SOUTH OF FAIRBURY EVER SINCE.

SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND; THREE DAUGHTERS, MRS. ARLENE NEUKOMM, MRS. HELEN FEHR, BOTH OF FAIRBURY; MRS. EMMA HARI, SALEM, ORE.

HOLD PRIVATE RITES FOR MRS. STEIDINGER

PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, FOR MRS. MINNIE STEIDINGER WHO DIED ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, AT THE FAIRBURY HOSPITAL AFTER A LINGERING ILLNESS.

SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, ELI; THREE DAUGHTERS, MRS. ARLENE NEUKOMM, MRS. HELEN FEHR, BOTH OF FAIRBURY; MRS. EMMA HARI, OF SALEM, ORE., AND SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN. FIVE SISTER, MRS. SUSIE SCHICH, ELGIN; MRS. SALLIE FEHR, ROANOKE; MRS. BERTHA STEIDINGER, FORREST; MRS. EDNA MUELLER, STRAWN; MISS MARGARET IFFT, FAIRBURY. FIVE BROTHERS, PAUL IFFT, FORREST; WILLIAM, JOHN, FRED AND GEORGE IFFT, ALL OF FAIRBURY.

ALSO SURVIVING ARE AN AGED AUNT AND UNCLE, MRS. ROSA ROTH, OF FAIRVIEW HAVEN AND DANIEL GREUTER, OF ROANOKE, BOTH 93 YEARS OF AGE.

ONE BROTHER, SAMUEL AND HER PARENTS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.

RELATIVES FROM OUT OF TOWN WHO CALLED AT THE STIVER HOME FOR FUNERALS WERE: MR. AND MRS. RUDY SCHICH, ELGIN; MR. AND MRS. LEONARD FEHR, MR. AND MRS. DAVE FISHER AND BEN FISHER, MR. AND MRS. WALTON FEHR, ALL OF ROANOKE; MR. AND MRS. BILL BELSBY AND MRS. MADALENE CAUHLEY, EUREKA; MR. AND MRS. DAVE BENTEL AND MR. AND MRS. ALVIN BENTEL, OF TREMONT; MR. AND MRS. HANS HEINRICKSEN, GOODFIELD.

2. MARGARET IFFT 1887 - 1971

HOLD RITES FOR MRS. IFFT, 83

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MISS MARGARET IFFT, 83, FAIRBURY, WERE HELD MONDAY, APR. 26, 1971, AT THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH IN FORREST. INTERMENT WAS IN GRACELAND CEMETERY, FAIRBURY. COOK FUNERAL HOME WAS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

SHE DIED FRIDAY, APR. 23, 1971.

SHE WAS BORN DEC. 7, 1887, AT ROANOKE, A DAUGHTER OF GEORGE AND SUSAN MILLER IFFT.

SHE IS SURVIVED BY FOUR BROTHERS, WILLIAM, FRED AND GEORGE, FAIRBURY; PAUL, FORREST; FOUR SISTERS, MRS. SUSIE SCHICK, ELGIN; MRS. SALOME FEHR, EUREKA; MRS. BERTHA STEIDINGER, FORREST; AND MRS. EDNA MUELLER, STRAWN.

SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY TWO BROTHERS AND A SISTER.

3. JOHN IFFT 1889 - 1967

NO OBITUARY

4. SAMUEL IFFT 1890 - 1961

SAM IFFT, 70, DIES AS RESULT OF INJURIES RECEIVED FEB. 17

SAM IFFT, 70, FAIRBURY, DIED AT 9:00 A. M. FRIDAY AT THE FAIRBURY HOSPITAL AS A RESULT OF INJURIES RECEIVED WHEN HIS PICK-UP TRUCK COLLIDED WITH A FAIRBURY-CROPSEY SCHOOL BUS IN A HEAVY FOG TWO AND ONE HALF MILES SOUTH OF HERE ON THE CROPSEY BLACKTOP.

THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED ONE WEEK BEFORE ON FRIDAY, FEB. 17.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT 10 A. M. MONDAY AT THE COOK FUNERAL HOME AND AT 10:30 A. M. AT THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN FORREST. BURIAL WAS IN THE SOUTH APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CEMETERY, INDIAN GROVE TOWNSHIP.

MR. IFFT WAS BORN NEAR STRAWN ON MAY 28, 1890, A SON OF GEORGE AND SUSAN MILLER IFFT. HE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO ROSE STEFFEN ON FEB. 16, 1916. THE COUPLE FARMED FOR MANY YEARS SOUTH OF TOWN BEFORE MOVING TO FAIRBURY ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO. HIS WIFE DIED LAST JANUARY 7.

SURIVIVING ARE A DAUGHTER, MRS. ALICE LEHMANN, FORREST; FOUR SONS, ELMER AND HARVEY, FAIRBURY; ALBERT, PEORIA; RAY, NORMAL; SIX SISTERS, MRS. MINNIE STEIDINGER AND MISS MARGARET IFFT, FAIRBURY; MRS. SUSIE SCHICK, ELGIN; MRS. SALLY FEHR, ROANOKE; MRS. BERTHA STEIDINGER, FORREST; MRS. EDNA MUELLER, STRAWN; FIVE BROTHERS, JOHN, WILLIAM, FRED AND GEORGE, FAIRBURY; PAUL, FORREST; AND 17 GRANDCHILDREN.

HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF FORREST.

5. WILLIAM IFFT 1892 - 1974

HOLD RITES FOR WM. IFFT, 81

WILLIAM IFFT, 81, FAIRBURY, DIED AT 6:33 P. M. SUNDAY, FEB. 17, 1974 AT FAIRBURY HGOSPITAL. HE WAS TAKEN TO DUFFY-PILS MEMORIAL HOME WHERE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT 10 A. M. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20. INTERMENT WAS IN GRACELAND CEMETERY.

HE WAS BORN ON APRIL 19, 1892, IN STRAWN, A SON OF GEORGE AND SUSAN MILLER IFFT. HE MARRIED SALLIE PETERS NOV. 25, 1948, AT FAIRBURY.

SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE: FOUR SISTERS, MRS. SUSIE SCHICK, ELGIN; MRS. SALLY FEHR, EUREKA; THREE BROTHERS, FRED AND GEORGE, BOTH OF FAIRBURY, AND PAUL, FORREST.

TWO BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

HE WAS A RETIRED FARMER, HAD RESIDED MOST OF HIS LIFE IN THE STRAWN AREA, WAS A WORLD WAR I VETERAN AND A MEMBER OF THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH.

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GEORGE IFFT 1863 - 1945

(SECOND WIFE) SALOME (SCHLIPF) IFFT 1864 - 1897

(SON) GEORGE IFFT, JR. 1897 - 1897

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MRS. MARGARITHA IFFT DIED TUESDAY MORNING

MRS. MARGARITHA IFFT, WHO FOR MANY YEARS RESIDE IN THIS VICINITY, PASSED AWAY TUESDAY MORNING AT THE HOME OF HER DAUGHTER, MRS. JOE STEIDINGER, THREE MILES EAST OF FAIRBURY, IN FORREST TOWNSHIP.

MARGARITHA, DAUGHTER OF FRED AND ELIZABETH (TREXOL) HARI, WAS BORN AT FRUTIGA, SWITZERLAND, APRIL 12TH, 1864, BEING AT THE TIME OF HER DEATH 83 YEARS AND TEN DAYS OF AGE.

WHEN 18 YEARS OF AGE SHE CAME TO THE UNITED STATES AND RESIDED NEAR FAIRBURY. ON NOVEMBER 25, 1898, SHE WAS MARRIED TO JOHN GEORGE IFFT IN FAIRBURY.

THEY LIVED ON FARM UNTIL 1931, WHEN THEY MOVED TO FAIRBURY. IN RECENT YEARS THEY HAD BEEN LIVING IN THE COUNTRY WITH THEIR CHILDREN. HER HUSBAND PRECEDED HER IN DEATH JANUARY 12, 1945.

SURVIVING ARE SIX DAUGHTERS, MRS. ELI STEIDINGER, OF FAIRBURY; MISS MARGARET IFFT AND MRS. JOHN MUELLER, BOTH OF STRAWN; MRS. RUDOLPH SCHICK, OF ELGIN; MRS. LEONARD FEHR, OF ROANOKE, AND MRS. JOE STEIDINGER, FORREST; AND SIX SONS, JOHN, OF PEORIA; SAM, FRED AND GEORGE, ALL OF FAIRBURY; WILL, OF STRAWN, AND PAUL, OF FORREST; 52 GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

ALSO SURVIVING ARE ONE BROTHER, GOTTLIEB HARI, OF FORREST, AND THREE SISTERS, MRS. ROSA ROTH, OF FAIRBURY, AND MRS. KATHRYN STEFFEN AND MRS. MARY LEUTHOLD, BOTH OF CROPSEY.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:30 O’CLOCK AT THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH AND INTERMENT WAS IN EAST GRACELAND CEMETERY.

(THIRD WIFE) MARGARITHA (HARI) IFFT 1864 - 1947

(DAUGHTER) SALOME (IFFT) FEHR 1899 - 1988

(DAUGHTER) BERTHA (IFFT) STEIDINGER 1900 - 1992

(SON) FRED IFFT 1902 - 1990

(SON) GEORGE IFFT, JR. 1903 - 1995

(SON) PAUL IFFT 1905 - ????

(SON) EDNA (IFFT) MUELLER 1910 - ????

6. SALOME (IFFT) FEHR 1899 - 1988

THURSDAY RITES FOR SALOME FEHR, 89

SALOME FEHR, 89, WHO HAS 146 LIVING DESCENDANTS, DIED AT 1:18 A. M. THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 1988 AT EUREKA APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN HOME, WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A RESIDENT EIGHT YEARS.

HER FUNERAL WAS AT 10 A. M. SATURDAY AT EUREKA APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH. CHURCH MINISTERS OFFICIATED. BURIAL WAS IN ROANOKE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH CEMETERY.

VISITATION WAS FROM 4 TO 8 P. M. AT OTTO-ARGO FUNERAL HOME, EUREKA AND ONE HOUR BEFORE THE SERVICE AT THE CHURCH.

SHE WAS BORN AUG. 29, 1899, AT FAIRBURY, A DAUGHTER OF GEORGE AND MARGARITHA HARI IFFT. SHE MARRIED LEONARD FEHR ON MARCH 14, 1919, AT BLOOMINGTON. HE DIED ON FEB. 20, 1968.

SURVIVING ARE TWO SONS, EUGENE, PHOENIX, ARIZ., AND WALTON, HUDSON; FIVE DAUGHTERS, HELEN BELSLEY AND MADELINE CAWLEY, BOTH OF EUREKA; ARLENE HENRICHSEN, CONGERVILLE; AND EUNICE BEUTEL AND CAROL BEUTEL; BOTH OF TREMONT; THREE BROTHERS, FRED, GEORGE AND PAUL IFFT, ALL OF FAIRBURY; TWO SISTERS BERTHA STEIDINGER AND EDNA MUELLER, BOTH OF FAIRBURY; 48 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 91 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

TWO DAUGHTERS AND THREE GRANDCHILDREN PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.

SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE EUREKA APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH.

7. BERTHA (IFFT) STEIDINGER 1900 - 1992

BERTHA STEIDINGER

BERTHA STEIDINGER, 91, A HOMEMAKER AND A RESIDENT OF FAIRBURY SINCE JANUARY 1981, DIED AT 7:30 A. M. MAY 26, 1992 AT HER HOME.

HER PRIVATE FUNERAL WAS AT 10 A. M. THURSDAY AT DUFFY-PILS MEMORIAL HOME, FAIRBURY, WITH CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH MINISTERS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN GRACELAND CEMETERY, FAIRBURY.

MRS. STEIDINGER WAS BORN OCT. 10, 1900, AT STRAWN, A DAUGHTER OF GEORGE AND MARGRITHA HARI IFFT. SHE MARRIED JOSEPH STEIDINGER JAN. 22, 1928, AT FAIRBURY. HE DIED DEC. 28, 1988.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE FOUR SONS, IVAN AND JOSEPH W., BOTH OF FORREST; GEORGE, FAIRBURY; AND RICHARD, CHATSWORTH; SIX DAUGHTERS, ALTA, VERA, NORMA, DORIS, EDNA AND ALICE STIEDINGER, ALL OF FAIRBURY; TWO BROTHERS, GEORGE AND PAUL IFFT, FAIRBURY; ONE SISTER, EDNA MUELLER, FAIRBURY; 18 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 26 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

FOUR BROTHERS AND FOUR SISTER PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.

MRS. STEIDINGER, A LIFELONG RESIDENT OF THE STRAWN-FORREST AND FAIRBURY AREA, WAS A MEMBER OF THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH, FAIRBURY.

8. FRED IFFT 1902 - 1990

FRED IFFT SR.

FRED IFFT SR., 87, OF FAIRBURY, A RETIRED FARMER, DIED AT 1:10 A. M. SUNDAY, JAN. 7, 1990, AT FAIRBURY HOSPITAL.

HIS FUNERAL WAS WEDNESDAY, WITH BURIAL IN THE GERMAN APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CEMETERY, FAIRBURY. CHURCH MINISTERS OFFICIATED. DUFFY-PILS MEMORIAL HOME, FAIRBURY, WAS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

MR. IFFT WAS BORN JAN. 25, 1902, IN FORREST, A SON OF GEORGE AND MARGARITHA HARI IFFT. HE MARRIED MARY ELLEN BACHTOLD FEB. 5, 1928, IN FORREST. SHE DIED DEC. 6, 1973. HE THEN MARRIED DOROTHY TEUBEL ON JULY 20, 1975, IN FAIRBURY. SHE SURVIVES.

OTHER SURVIVORS INCLUDE FOUR SONS, GILBERT, ARNOLD AND FRED JR., ALL OF FAIRBURY; AND BERNARD, PONTIAC; EIGHT DAUGHTERS, MABEL TEUBEL, LOLA YOUNG AND VELDA IFFT, ALL OF FAIRBURY; MARGARET ULM, CREVECOEUR, LILA MAXINE FLETCHER, PEORIA; MARY ANNE YOUNG, HOOPSTON; CAROLYN JUNE BOLLIGER, SALEM, ORE.; AND DOROTHY JEAN YOUNG, CISSNA PARK; TWO BROTHERS, GEORGE AND PAUL IFFT, BOTH OF FAIRBURY; TWO SISTERS, BERTHA STEIDINGER AND EDNA MUELLER, BOTH OF FAIRBURY; 39 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 31 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY THREE BROTHERS, FOUR SISTERS, TWO SONS AND THREE GRANDCHILDREN.

MR. IFFT WAS A MEMBER OF THE GERMAN APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN FAIRBURY.

 9. GEORGE IFFT, JR. 1903 - 1995

GEORGE IFFT JR.

A PRIVATE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD FOR GEORGE IFFT, JR., 91, OF FAIRBURY, WITH MINISTERS IF GERMAN APOSOTLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH, FAIRBURY, OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN EAST GRACELAND CEMETERY, FAIRBURY.

MR. IFFT DIED AT 5 P. M. SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 1995 AT HIS SON’S RESIDENCE IN RURAL FAIRBURY.

DUFFY-PILS MEMORIAL HOME, FAIRBURY, HAS CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

HE WAS BORN JUNE 19, 1903, AT FORREST, A SON OF GEORGE AND MARGARITHA AHRI IFFT. HE MARRIED MARTHA HOFFMAN FEB. 8, 1931, IN RURAL FAIRBURY. SHE DIED NOV. 30, 1943. HE MARRIED GLADYS KUWNZI MAY 7, 1950, IN FAIRBURY. SHE SURVIVES.

OTHER SURVIVORS INCLUDE FOUR DAUGHTERS, ELAINE KUENZI, SALEM, OR.; EMMA LOU OTT, PEORIA; MARLENE ELLIOTT, CROPSEY; AND JANE JENSEN, SILVERTON, OR.; FOUR SONS, DALE, ROGER AND JAMES, ALL OF FAIRBURY, AND WARREN, ODELL; ONE SISTER, EDNA MUELLER, FAIRBURY; ONE BROTHER, PAUL, FAIRBURY; 27 GRANDCHILDREN; 27 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 27 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

FIVE SISTERS, FOUR BROTHERS AND THREE GRANDCHILDREN PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

HE WAS A RETIRED FARMER AND A LIFE-TIME AREA RESIDENT.

MR. IFFT WAS A MEMBER OF GERMAN APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH.

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MARGARET (IFFT) TRAUB

GEORGE IFFT’S SISTER MARGARET IFFT CAME TO AMERICA TO HELP HER BROTHER WITH HIS FIVE CHILDREN AFTER THE DEATH OF HIS FIRST WIFE. AFTER TIME GEORGE REMARRIED AND MARGARET MARRIED JOHN TRAUB.

NO OBITUARY FOR MARGARET (IFFT) TRAUB.

JOHN TRAUB PASSED AWAY SUNDAY

JOHN TRAUB, A RESIDENT OF FAIRBURY AND VICINITY FOR 57 YEARS, DIED AT THE FAIRBURY HOSPITAL SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE O’CLOCK AT THE AGE OF 82 YEARS, ONE MONTH AND TWO DAYS.

MR. TRAUB WAS A NATIVE OF GERMANY, BEING BORN AT WURTTEMBERG, JULY 20TH, 1866. HE GREW TO YOUNG MANHOOD IN HIS NATIVE COUNTRY, COMING TO THE UNITED STATES IN 1891. SIX YEARS LATER HE LOCATED ON A FARM SOUTH OF FORREST.

MR. TRAUB WAS TWICE MARRIED, HIS FIRST MARRIAGE BEING TO MISS MARGARET IFFT, WHO PASSED AWAY IN 1903. ON JUNE 18, 1905, IN PEORIA, HE WAS MARRIED TO MISS KATHRYN BRENKMENN. THEY CONTINUED TO MAKE THEIR HOME ON THE FARM SOUTH OF FORREST UNTIL JUNE, 1944, WHEN THEY MOVED TO 110 EAST ELM STREET IN THE CITY. MRS. TRAUB PASSED AWAY HERE AUGUST 28, 1947.

SURVIVING ARE FIVE CHILDREN: MRS. NAOMI FRANK AND MRS. MARY STAHL, OF DUNLAP; MISS MARGARET, FAIRBURY; AND EDWARD AND BEN, OF FORREST, ALSO THREE BROTHERS, CARL, OF BREMEN, IND., WILLIAM, OF PEORIA, AND GOTTLIEB, OF LAS ANGELES, CALIF.; THREE SISTERS, MRS. ROSE JOOST, OF PEORIA, AND TWO IN GERMANY, AND 12 GRANDCHILDREN.

TWO SONS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 10:30 O’CLOCK FROM THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH. INTERMENT WAS IN GRACELAND CEMETERY.

MARGARET (IFFT) TRAUB 1870 - 1902

(HUSBAND) JOHN TRAUB 1866 - 1948

(DAUGHTER) NAOMI (TRAUB) FRANK 1898 - 1980

(SON) WILLIAM TRAUB 1900 - 1935

(SON) JOHN TRAUB JR. 1901 - 1941

(SON) CARL TRAUB 1902 - 1903

1. NAOMI (TRAUB) FRANK 1898 - 1980

MRS. NAOMI FRANK, 82, FORMER AREA WOMAN, DIES IN PEORIA

MRS. NAOMI FRANK, 82, OF DUNLAP AND FORMERLY OF FORREST, DIED AT 11:57 P.M. NOV. 26, AT PROCTOR HOSPITAL, PEORIA, WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT SINCE NOV. 4.

SHE WAS BORN AUG. 2, 1898 AT FORREST, A DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND MARGARET IFFT TRAUB. SHE MARRIED CHRIS FRANK OCT. 4, 1923 IN PONTIAC.

HE SURVIVES, ALONG WITH ONE SON, RAYMOND OF DUNLAP, TWO GRANDCHILDREN, AND ONE GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER. SHE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY ONE BROTHER, BEN TRAUB OF FORREST AND TWO SISTERS, MRS. STAHL OF PEORIA AND MARGARET TRAUB OF SILVER LAKE, IND.

SHE WAS A MEMBER OF PRINCEVILLE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH WHERE SERVICES WERE HELD NOV. 29. BURIAL WAS IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY.

2. WILLIAM TRAUB 1900 - 1935

WILLIAM J. TRAUB

WILLIAM J. TRAUB PASSED AWAY AT 5 A. M., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1935, AT THE FAIRBURY HOSPITAL FOLLOWING A MAJOR OPERATION ON TUESDAY. THE FUNERAL WAS HELD AT 9:30 A. M., MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, AT THE SOUTH APOSTOLIC CEMETERY.

HE WAS A SON OF JOHN AND MARGARET TRAUB, AND WAS BORN TWO MILES SOUTH OF FORREST, MARCH 6, 1900.

HE LEAVES, BESIDES HIS PARENTS, THREE BROTHERS, EDWARD AND BEN, AT HOME, AND JOHN JR., OF FAIRBURY; THREE SISTERS, MRS. NAOMI FRANK, OF DUNLAP; MARY, WHO WAS HIS HOUSEKEEPER, FOUR AND A HALF MILES SOUTH OF FORREST, ON A FARM, AND MARGARET, AT HOME.

3. JOHN TRAUB JR. 1901 - 1941

JOHN TRAUB, JR., DIED TUESDAY EVENING

JOHN TRAUB, JR., LIFETIME RESIDENT OF THIS COMMUNITY, PASSED AWAY ON TUESDAY EVENING AT 10 O’CLOCK AT THE FAIRBURY HOSPITAL. HIS CONDITION HAD BEEN SERIOUS FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

MR. TRAUB WAS BORN JULY 16, 1901, IN FORREST, SON OF JOHN AND MARGARET (IFFT) TRAUB. HE ATTENDED RURAL SCHOOLS AND WAS MARRIED TO MARY ZEHR IN FAIRBURY DECEMBER 22, 1929. THEY LIVED FOR A YEAR ON A FARM NEAR STRAWN AND THEN MOVED TO THE PRESENT FARM HOME A SHORT DISTANCE WEST OF TOWN. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH.

BESIDES HIS WIDOW, MR. TRAUB IS SURVIVED BY HIS FATHER AND THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN: HARVEY, DOROTHY, RUTH, JUNIOR, EVELYN, MARJORIE, IDA LU, KATHRYN, ALL AT HOME.

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 9 A.M. TODAY FROM HIS HOME, AND AT 10 O’CLOCK FROM THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN THIS CITY. BURIAL WILL BE IN GRACELAND CEMETERY.

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