Allen Anspach Is No End Came Saturda
Allen Anaoach died last Saturday, af- ter an illness of mora than a year, dur¬ ing which time be had been unable to leave his home. Death came to him aa a kindly relief tj> his sufferings which have been sevei^iat times. The an¬ nouncement that the- tmd had come was not a surprise to his many friends, as It was well known that he was very low and it was only a question of hours. While hi# friends regret his departure from this life all cannot but feel that the Death Angel was a God Send.
He had been a resident of Oak Har¬ bor nearly 48 years, having come here in the Spring of 1868, with his brothers John P. and Geofge and engaged in the lumber business.' He was born in Perry County, this state, on Oct 22, 1841 e was a good citizen, had much to do ith the developing of this community, Iways ready to help in the moves for tterment, an active member during e years of his life when he was able, the M. E. church, and to which church was a faithful member to the end. e was a member of the Oak Harbor siness Men's Association, always con¬ futed his share arid was interested at times in the doings of the Associa- Mr. Anspach retired from active iness about 13 years ago. Previous is 'coming to Oak Harbor he served try in the Army, enlisting Oct. 1861, in Co. C, 72nd Ohio Volun- Infantry, serving until Sept. 2nd, when he was honorably discharged se of poor health, was united in maniage to Miss jFought on Nov. 1st, 1866, and to were born seven children, only _^^whom survive—Elmer and Clara (MflK^Vm. Kramb), He was bereft of hisilgt wife Sept 9th, 1904* On Nov. 6, he was united in marriage to roline Griesser, who was a moat _deva||I and faithful wife, being "with ^innM»*ftl constantly and watchful to ry want and desire during his ess. He passed away a$&£ft/ul- rday, at the age of ft years, 3 ||nd 20 days, leaving, besides his
widow, one sister Mrs* Rosanna Murphy, of Los Angeles, Cal; two brothers, John P. and .Geo. W., of Fort Wayhe^ Jnd.: one half-siater, Mrs. Bertha Heldefci ferecnt, three half-brothera. Win, Hoaea and Lloyd and four grandchildren.
The funeral services were held at the residence on West Water street, Mon¬ day afternoon, Rev. Brackney, of Tole¬ do, a pastor of the Oak Harbor M. E. church some 26 years ago, an old friend of the deceased, preaching the funeral seimort. Company M, 0. N. G. acted as Guard of Honon accompaning the re¬ mains to the grave, firing a salute and sounding taps.
The pall bearers were W. P. Anspseh, Hr M. Anspach, G. W. Anspach, Edgar Anspach, Wm. Kramb, D. L. Griesser.
Among those from out of town in at¬ tendance at the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. LaMaly, Mr. and Mrs. Overmeyer, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Stultz and son, Mrs. Lucy Bloker, Mrs. Sally Carnicomb, Mrs. Alice Brenniman, Mrs. Alice Note- stine, Otto Fought, Rosana Fought, Harry Bloker, of Lindsey; Rev. Alfred Bowman, Dr. Stewart and daughter Neta, Michael Lattig, Mrs. Chas, Hen- sel, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Stierwalt, Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Fought, Mrs. Eli Fought, Alfred Lay, John 0. Fought, of Fremont; J. P. Anspach, G. W. An¬ spach and wife, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; W. F. Anspach and wife, H. M. An¬ spach and wife, Alex Seacott, of De¬ troit; Mrs. H. A. Heidebreicht, of Mc¬ Millan, Mich.; Wm. Roose, Mr. and Mrs. John Lappley, of Toledo; Gust Jaeger, Miss Ella Reed, of Elmore; Wm Danahar, of Genoa; Capt D. L. Gries¬ ser, D. L. Griesser, Jr., Daniel Pokey, Theodore Pokey, Fabin Pokev, Mrs. Elizabeth Vaughn, Robert Vaughn, Mrs. Henry Grisman, Mr. and Mrs. St Marie, Miss Mollie and John Vaughn, of Mar¬ blehead; Miss Lillian Smith, of Sandus¬ ky; Capt. W. W. Griesser and daugh¬ ter Frances, of Lorain.
And thus closes the life of another of Oak Harbor's early settlers an<^ factors.
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