Obit: Michaelis, Paul (1845? - 1925)
Surnames: MICHAELIS GIESEL
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Wis.) 09/03/1925
Michaelis, Paul (1845? - 31 AUG 1925)
Paul Michaelis of this city (Colby, Wis.), died Thursday evening, after an illness of three and one-half years, at the age of 80 years. The deceased suffered a stroke of paralysis three and one-half years ago, from which he never recovered. He leaves a widow, a son and a daughter to mourn his departure to the undiscovered country. The remains were taken to Marion, Wis., where funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 31, and interment made in the Marion Cemetery.
The deceased, a cigar maker all his life, was born in Dobruluck, Germany. He was married in 1872, to which union two children were born, both of who are still living, namely: Mr. P. A. Michaelis, Jr., Marion, Wis., and Mrs. E. A. Giesel of Chicago. In 1873 he and his wife came to the U. S. and located in Bear Creek, Waupaca, Co., Wis. Twenty-three years ago, he wife died, but shorty after coming to Colby, Wis., ten years ago, he married again.
Those who knew him will remember him as a kind, congenial old man with a friendly greeting for all. He was a good neighbor and a man of excellent habits.
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