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Frank Fischer (1861 - 1916)

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Frank Fischer
Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohiomap
Son of [private father (unknown - unknown)] and [private mother (unknown - unknown)]
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Father of [private daughter (1880s - 1950s)], [private daughter (1890s - 1970s)], [private daughter (1890s - unknown)] and [private son (1890s - 1990s)]
Died in Minister, Auglaize County, Ohiomap
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Sorrow and gloom were spread over the bright sunshine of a happy family life when on Monday, Sept 11th, Mr. Frank Fischer, Station Agent of the Western Ohio, was called from this temporal life to the regions of eternity. In his death the town of Minster was bereft one of its best and most lovable citizens.

Mr. Fischer was born in the year 1861, Dec 31st, in Cincinnati, a son of the deceased Mr. and Mrs. George Fischer. At his death he had reached the age of 55 years, 8 months and 10 days. When almost 5 years old he came with his parents to Minster where he spent his whole life. After school age, he learnt the cigar making trade and later opened a cigar factory of his own employing six men. He was in this business for almost 6 years when he had to give it up on account of injured health. He then embarked in the saloon business on the southeast corner of Fourth and Main streets. This business he conducted for about 20 years. For the last two years it was being conducted on the northeast corner of Fourth and Main streets, where he had erected the building he still owns. He then quit the saloon business and started a somewhat general merchandise store in the same building, continuing it up to this day.

When the Western Ohio was built here, Mr. Fischer was appointed as their agent, which position he also filled up to his death.

On Aug 26th, 1886, he was married to his surviving wife, Anna, born Ehlers. Their whole married life was passed in Minster. The marriage was blessed with four children, namely the daughters, Mrs. Ralph (Mathilda) Christian of Cleveland; Miss Lulu who has been staying at Cleveland recently; Miss Florence at home and Alfred at home. Besides he also leaves two brothers, John Fischer of Piqua, and Bernard Fischer of Flint, Mich.

Mr. Fischer started to ail about last November, but was still able to go about his business for some time. Last April he suffered a first stroke of paralysis from which he seemed to recover quite will, but at the same time began to lose his strength and his general health was impaired. Sunday morning, Sept 10, he had another paralysis stroke and was rendered unconscious. He died the following evening at 11:30, well fortified with the holy sacraments.

He was a member of the Cataract Fire Co., and also the Augustinius Waison-Verein. The burial takes place Friday morning at 8:30 o'clock. Solemn Requiem High Mass will be held at St. Augustine church after which his body will be laid to rest in the St. Augustine cemetery at this place.

{Minster Post, Sept 15, 1916, pg. 4.}

(From Find-A-Grave)


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