Casper Krug Obit, Co A

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Casper Krug Obit, Co A - FRIDAY FUNERALS CASPER KRUG. The funeral of...
FRIDAY FUNERALS CASPER KRUG. The funeral of Casper Krug, who was the oldest member of the Ringgold Band, was held from his home, 116 North Front street, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The body was dressed in his uniform of McLean Post, No. 16, G. A. R of which he was one of the oldest members, and the badge of the Post and also the badge betokening that he was a charter member of Reading Castle, No. 47, Knights of the Golden Eagle, were attached to the - coat. Services were conducted by Rev. T. Asher Hess, a former minister of Reading, now a resident ' of Philadelphia. They were In the Eighty - eighth Regiment during the War Rev. Mr. Hess as a drummer boy and a close friendship sprang up that had been maintained ever thereafter. Before the coffin was borne to the hearse, the Ringgold Band, stationed in front of the house, rendered a dirge, which was one of Mr. Krue's favorite selections. It was the Trawer march. The bearers were selected from the Post and Castle, and each rendered Its ritual at the grave In Charles Evans cemetery. The Cadet Band, which accompanied the veterans, discoursed appropriate music. Among those present from out of town were: Albert Krug, of Elmira, N. Y., a son, who Is a talented violinist; Mr. and Mrs. William Dulln (the latter a daugh - ter), of Philadelphia; Adam Krug, a brother, and wife, of Allcntown, and others. interment In Charles Evans cemetery, undertaker S. S. Scldel had charse. of

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  1. Reading Times,
  2. 29 Jan 1910, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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