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(second marriage of Ida Auguste Caroline Sophie Winkler)
Karl is Caroline Ehmler's second husband. They had a child, Anna (who later married George Garland). The family (Ida, Karl, Caroline, and Anna) came to America from Hamburg on the ship Bohemia arriving on October 15, 1884, through Castle Garden. They landed in New York, but not at Ellis Island as it was not used until later.
The family settled in West Point, Nebraska. Karl worked at a flour mill in West Point.
Transcription of obituary:
Karl Zuehr was born November 10, 1852 at Neu Rauhol, Kreisz, Franzburg, Pommern, Germany. He received his education there and in 1873 he was united in marriage to Ida Winkler. He came to West Point in 1884 where he remained until his death at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 1934. His first wife having died on December 18, 1915, he married Mrs. Anna Schwartz in February 1919. She died on September 17, 1925. Since that time he had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. George Garland of West Point.
Mr. Zuehr had been ailing for a considerable length of time and had been sick in bed over a year.
The funeral was conducted at St. Paul's Lutheran church Saturday, November 10, on which date the deceased would have been 82 years old. Rev. Ed Oelschiaeger officiated at the services. Interment was made in Mount Hope Cemetery.
The deceased is survived by his daughter, Mrs. George Garland, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Minna Geppert, and a step-daughter, Mrs. Albert Grunke of Flandreau, South Dakota, Rudolph Grunke, also of South Dakota, was here for the funeral.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to acknowledge the kindness of our friends and relatives who were helpful in many ways at the time of the illness, death,, and burial of our beloved father and brother, the late Karl Zuehr. We desire to express here-with to each and all our appreciation and gratitude for their thoughtfulness. We wish to thank those who sent the beautiful floral offerings. We also wish to thank Rev. Ed. Oelschiager for his services and the church choir for the splendid music. Your kindness will remain in our memory forever.
Mr. & Mrs. Geo. Garland