Schell, Frank E.

Frank E. Schell
1884-Jan. 9, 1925


Niles Daily Star, Saturday, January 10, 1925, page 1, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library


Funeral Services For F.E. Schell On Monday

 

Funeral services for Frank E. Schell will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, 108 South Seventh street. Rev. H.T. Scherer, pastor of the Presbyterian church, will conduct the services.  Burial will take place in Silver Brook cemetery.

Roy Schell, only brother of the deceased, has wired that he expects to be in Niles early Sunday morning, being now en route here from his home in Boston.

The body of Schell, which was taken to the Troost and Augustine undertaking rooms yesterday morning, was taken to the home this morning.


Niles Daily Star, Monday, January 12, 1925, page 4, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library


Funeral Today

 

Funeral services for Frank E. Schell were conducted by Rev. H. T. Scherer this afternoon at the home, 108 South Seventh Street.  Mrs. Albert Vetter sang.  Burial took place in Silver Brook cemetery. The following served as pallbearers: Fred R. Eaglesfield, C.R. Hemming, W.A. Noble, A.G. Nepstadt, T.C. Hance and C.E. Moon.  Among those from out of the city who attended the services were: Mr. Schell's sister, Mrs. Orlina Krause of St. Louis, Mo.; Leroy Schell of Boston, brother of the deceased; Mrs. Schell's brother and his wife, Mr.and Mrs. John Kless of Williamsport, Pa., and Mrs. Schell's sister, Mrs. Raymond Huber, and her husband of Gary, Ind.

 

Wingeart, John M.

John Wingeart
Feb. 23, 1896-Dec. 31, 1990


Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, January 2, 1991, page 2, col. 2-3, microfilm Niles District Library

Funeral services for John M. Wingeart, 94, of 2642 Miars Drive, Niles, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Halbritter Funeral Home by the Rev. Lloyd A. Phillips of Wesley United Methodist Church.

Burial will be at Silverbroook Cemetery.

Mr. Wingeart died at 5 a.m. Monday at his home following a brief illness.

He was born Feb. 23, 1896, in Pulaski County, Ind., and lived in Niles since 1921, coming from LaPorte, Ind.

Mr. WIngeart was a retired employee of National Standard Co. and a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.

On March 6, 1915, at LaPorte, Ind., he married Minnie Koch, who preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 1990.

Survivors include three daughter, Evalyn Gibbs of Niles, Helen Young of Centreville and Joyce Totten of Holt; a son, Jerold Wingeart of Parkton, Maryland; 28 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great grandchildren.

Two sons preceded him in death: Harlan Wingeart died Aug. 16,1989 and Erwin Wingeart died Oct. 6, 1986.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.

 

 

Zechlin, Albert R.

Albert R. Zechlin
Aug. 16, 1862-Jan. 19, 1906


Niles Daily Star, Friday, January 19, 1906, page 2, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library


ALBERT R. ZECHLIEN

Died Yesterday at His Home on Thirteenth Street

 

Albert R. Zechilen[sic], who has been suffering for several months with cancer of the stomach, died yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at his home at 205 Thirteenth street.

Mr. Zechilen[sic] was born in Niles, August 16, 1862, and was 44 years of age.  Fraternally he was connected with the M.W.A., in which he carried $3,000 insurance for his wife. He was last employed at the paper mills. The deceased leaves a wife and four boys to mourn his death.

The funeral will be held from the residence at 2 p.m., and from St. John's Evangelical church at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The remains can be viewed at the residence, Saturday afternoon and Sunday until 2 p.m.  Rev. F. Rahn will officiate, and member of the Niles Camp, No. 900, will attend in a body.

 

Zechlin, Anna (Miller)

Anna Zechlin (Miller)
Oct. 24, 1859-July 15, 1922


Niles Daily Star, Saturday, July 15, 1922, page 6, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library

DEATH CLAIMS TWO CITIZENS

 

Mrs. Mary Burt, mother of Charles Burt, chief of the Niles fire department, and Mrs. Anna Zechlin, mother of George Zechlin, assistant chief of the Niles fire department, died this morning at their respective homes.

Mrs. Mary Burt

Mrs. Mary E. Burt was born in mid-ocean while her parents were enroute from Germany to the United States to make their home. Her maiden name was Mary E. Michael. She was married to Stewart Burt, deceased, on May 25, 1872.

Mrs. Burt is survived by nine children, who are: Martin J. Burt of Pasadena, Calif., Frank E. Burt and Charles F. Burt of Niles, Mrs. Viola E. Hesen and Mrs. Edna L. Cobourn of Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Bessie M. Moore of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. Neola A. Marston of Auburn, Ind., Mrs. Eva Scott and Mrs. Myrtle Clark of Niles, and by the following sisters and brothers who are Mrs. Frank Rush and Mrs. A. Petcher of Bremen, Ind., and George Michael of the state of Washington.

Mrs. Burt was highly esteemed in Niles as a good neighbor, a kind and loyal friend and many beside the immediate relatives deeply mourn her death.

The funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the house. Burial will take place in Silver Brook cemetery.

Mrs. Anna Zechlin

After a patiently borne illness of more than 15 months' duration Mrs. Anna Zechlin, widow of Albert Zechlin, died this morning at 6 o'clock at her home, 204 North Thirteenth street.  Mrs. Zechlin was a sufferer from a complication of diseases.

Mrs. Zechlin's maiden name was Anna Miller. She was born in Germany, October 24, 1859. When a child of about three years of age she came to Niles with her parents, Mr.and Mrs. Faultine Miller who are well remembered here. Thirty-one years ago Mr.and Mrs. Zechlin were married in Niles. Mr. Zechlin died about 17 years ago. Of the four children born to them, all survive their mother. They are George Zechlin, assistant fire chief; Frank, Earl and Eli, all of Niles.  Two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Weaver and Mrs. Eli Leach and one brother, Lewis Miller, all of Niles, also survive and Mrs. John Visel of this city is a half sister of the deceased.

The funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence. Rev. P.G. Saffran, pastor of St. John's church, of which Mrs. Zechlin was a faithful and consistent member, will officiate.  Burial will take place in Silver Brook cemetery.

Mrs. Zechlin was a highly respected resident of Niles and her death brings sorrow to a large circle of friends. She was a member of the Ladies Aid society of St.  John's church, active in its work and will be sadly missed in that organization.

 

 

 

Zechlin, Bertha E. (Schneider)

Bertha E. Zechlin
Feb. 23, 1896-Dec. 29, 1990


Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, January 2, 1991, page 2, col. 3-4, microfilm Niles District Library


Funeral services for Bertha E. Zechlin, 94, of 1215 Sycamore St., Niles will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Halbritter Funeral Home by the Rev. Louie J. Schweppe of St. John's United Church of Christ.

Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery.

Mrs. Zechlin  died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Detroit Nursing Home, following an extended illness.

She was born Feb. 23, 1896, in Niles. She had lived here most of her life, moving to Detroit in Nune, 1998.

On May 18, 1918, in Niles, she married Frank Zechlin, who preceded her in death on March 23, 1984.

Survivors include a brother, William Schneider of Niles, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Halbritter Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ.