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After several year's suffering from kid¬ ney troubles, but being confined to his mom only a few *eeha," ex-County Treasurer John Bredehoft, died last Sun¬ day, at his residence in Danbury township. J The deceased was aged 62 years, two months and twelve days, a uative ot Hanover} Germany, coming td Ohio in, 1839, purchasing land on the Peninsula thill year before Ottawa county was organised;' where'he embarked in tile enterprises of farming and 'fishing, and where he con-; tinued to reside up to the time of his death. He Was liked by all who knew him, aud uonq had more friends., than he. Iu 18S4 his name was placed on the .Democratic ticket as a candidate for County Treasurer* j when soldiers stationed on Johnson's t Island were permitted to vote in this J county, overcoming the Democratic ma- !i jority ;'and although every other candidate jj ou tbe Democratic ticket was defeated that, year, Mr. Bredehoft was elected by a large, majority. Owing to lingering sickness in. his family at that time,Mr. B. refused to serve a'second term, es ha wished to be) home with Ma family. He was a man of excellent habits, honest and upright in all transactions, and had the respect and con-" rideuce of all, He leaves a widow and five* children, as follows: John Bredehoft^ Jrv Mrs. Harmon Bredbeck, Wm. Bredehoft,^ Mrs. Charles Bredbeck and Ferdinand j Bredehoft, all of whom -were present at' his bedside when the death summons1' came, he remaining conscious to the last,1 recognising them all. The funeral services were held last Thursday afternoon at the German Lutheran church, conducted by j Rev. Harddrf, where a large circle of I mourning friends gathered to pay theii1 [ last sad rites to another of our good old \ pioneers.
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