Sunday, July 7, 2013

Sunday's Obituary - George Richter Gawehn

Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette
Oct. 2, 1976, pg. 2C
George Gawehn Dies;
artist, ex-gun champ
  Services for George R. Gawehn, 89, a retired artist and etcher who died at 9 p.m. Thursday in Byron Health Center, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home.
  Mr. Gawehn, a native of Germany, had resided in Fort Wayne most of his life.  He was an artist and photographer for General Electric Co. and Bowser Co., and opened his own studio in 1946.
  Mr. Gawehn was a World War I veteran.  In 1923-24, he was national Pistol Marksmanship Champion.
  Surviving is a sister, Luella Gawehn, Fort Wayne.
  Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, with Masonic services at 7:3[sic] p.m. today.  Burial will be in Lindenwood Cemetery.

George is the son of August F. and Zilla (Richter) Gawehn.

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