GREVE JOHN F. 09/18/1855 07/27/1917 Clinton IA 07/29/1917 F/W 61 61 yrs, 10 mo, 9 dy - Born: Germany - Married 5/14/1883 to Catharina Gehlsen DIERKS CEMETERY S 2
The Clinton Herald Friday July 27, 1917 p. 8 John Frederick Greve, prominent Clinton county farmer, died early this morning at his rural residence west of Lyons, following an illness of two weeks. Death was due to a complication of diseases. Mr. Greve was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, September 18, 1855, and was 62 years of age. With his parents he came to this country in 1865 and settled in Clinton county where he had since resided, living at the present location the past 19 years. He was a man of who always took an active interest in the county and city affairs. In 1883 he was unted in marriage to Miss Katherine Gehlsen, who survives him, also one brother, Glaus Greve of this city and one sister, Mrs. Peter Schmidt. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the late home. Burial will be in the Dierks cemetery. Friends are asked to omit flowers. Clinton County Death Records 16- 1 #8 Cause of Death Cirrhosis of the Liver
Clinton Herald, July 30, 1917, page 8 (furnished by Clinton County Historical Society) Funeral Notice - JOHN GREVE Funeral services for John Greve, were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home, west of Lyons. Professor J. Fritschel of Wartburg college conducted the services which were largely attended. The following friends of the deceased attended the casket: Herman Suehe, Sam Creveling, Lang Buell, John Reedy, H. Schultz, and A. Martinsen. Burial was in the Dierks Cemetery.
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