|Drews, Emil (1854 - 1937)|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 2/20/1937
HEART ATTACK FATAL TO GREENWOOD MAN
EMIL DREWS DIES THIS MORNING FUNERAL MONDAY
Greenwood--A heart attack proved fatal to Emil Drews, 82, at 3 o'clock this morning, Feb. 20, 1937, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Otto Friske, with whom he had been living the past two years. He had been in ill health for some time.
Services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Otto Friske home three miles southeast of Greenwood, Clark County. The Rev. H. F. Leschensky, Loyal, will officiate, and after the rites, the body will be sent to Wilton, a former home of the deceased, for burial.
Mr. Drews was a native of Posen, Germany, where he was born April 3, 1854. He came to America 54 years ago.
Surviving him are his widow and five children, William, Wilton, Fred, Buffalo, N.Y. Leo and Anna, Rochester, Minn. and Mrs. Otto Friske, Greenwood. Eighteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.
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