Sunday, February 26, 2012

Sunday's Obituary - August F. Gawehn

This obituary is from the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette on Oct. 21, 1929, page 8.  August Gawehn was the husband of Zilla (Richter) Gawehn.  Zilla was Lydia (Richter) Elsner's sister.

Pneumonia Ends Career of Former Merchant Tailor
August F. Gawehn, 77, formerly a merchant tailor, but for the last 11 years an employee of the G. E. company, died at 9:05 o'clock Sunday evening at his home, 1309 Sheridan court.  Death was due to pneumonia from which he suffered for four days.  Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Zella Gawehn; two daughters, Miss Betty Gawehn and Miss Luella Gawehn, and a son, Erich J. Gawehn at home, and a second son, George R. Gawehn of this city.  The body was removed to the Klachn & Son's funeral home.

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