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John Schieler

John Schieler[1]

Male 1861 - 1927  (66 years)

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  • Name John Schieler 
    Born 7 Aug 1861  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Gender Male 
    _AMTID 190111232768:1030:113173531
     
    Died Sep 1927  Gridley, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Buried Gridley, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Notes 
    • JOHN SCHIELER




      THE GRIDLEY ADVANCE

      SEPT. 8, 1927


      JOHN SCHIELER IS CALLED BY DEATH


      HIGHLY RESPECTED OF GRIDLEY DIED ON SUNDAY MORNING


      INTERMENT ON TUESDAY


      FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FROM APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH; BURIAL IN GRIDLE
      Y CEMETERY


      JOHN SCHIELER PASSED AWAY AT 5:30 O'CLOCK ON SUNDAY MORNING, AT HIS HOM
      E IN THE EAST PART OF GRIDLEY, AFTER A TWO WEEKS' ILLNESS. UNASSUMING I
      N HIS WAYS, AND A MAN OF STERLING HONESTY, HE WAS HIGHLY RESPECTED BY A L
      ARGE CIRCLE OF FRIENDS. HE WAS ONE OF THE LEADING MEMBERS OF THE APOSTO
      LIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH.


      MR. SCHIELER WAS BORN IN GERMANY ON AUGUST 7, 1861, COMING TO THE UNITE
      D STATES WHEN A YOUNG MAN. WITH HIS PARENTS, HE SETTLED ON A FARM NEAR F
      AIRBURY. LATER HE MOVED TO A FARM NEAR REMINGTON, INDIANA. HE RETIRED I
      N 1914, TAKING UP HIS RESIDENCE IN GRIDLEY.


      MR. SCHIELER LEAVES HIS WIFE, ONE SON, JOHN SCHIELER, OF REMINGTON, IND
      IANA, AND TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. MARY SCHAMBAS, OF ELGIN, AND MRS. LENA HU
      BER, OF REMINGTON, INDIANA. THERE ARE TWENTY-ONE GRANDCHILDREN. THREE B
      ROTHERS SURVIVE, JACOB SCHIELER, OF PONTIAC; WILLIAM SCHIELER, OF FAIRB
      URY, AND ANDREW SCHIELER, OF MISSOURI.


      FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH AT TEN O'C
      LOCK ON TUESDAY MORNING, REV. MARTIN STEIDINGER, OF FAIRBURY, PREACHING I
      N THE GERMAN LANGUAGE, AND REV. ELI WINZELER, OF TREMONT, DELIVERING A S
      ERMON IN ENGLISH. REV. MICHAEL MANGOLD, OF ROANOKE, AND REV. ROBERT BAH
      LER, OF REMINGTON, INDIANA, ASSISTED IN THE SERVICES. INTERMENT WAS MAD
      E IN THE GRIDLEY CEMETERY. THE FOLLOWING GENTLEMEN ACTED AS PALLBEARERS
      : LUKAS KIEFER, JOEL BOLLER, PAUL HANY, PETER MEISS, SAMUEL KUERTH AND D
      IEBOLD KIEFER.


      SUCH A LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE CAME TO ATTEND THE SERVICES THAT FULLY TW
      O HUNDRED WERE UNABLE TO GET INSIDE THE CHURCH. THERE WERE CARS FROM MA
      NY TOWNS IN ILLINOIS AND INDIANA.

    Person ID I50263  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 31 Dec 1969 

    Children 
     1. Mary Schieler
     2. John Schieler
     3. Lena Schieler
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F20255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Aug 1861 - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Sep 1927 - Gridley, McLean, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gridley, McLean, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S701] The Apostolic Christian Church Section of Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury .