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 - KREIS'S DEATH Came After Long Illness Wu Well...
KREIS'S DEATH Came After Long Illness Wu Well Known in Business in Cincin nati and New Orleans. John A. Krets. Vice President of Th Shlnkle. Wilson Krels Company, died at t o'clock yesterday afternmm at his horn-on Oienway svenun and Rapid . Run pike. Price HI1L While his condition for the past I few days has been low and his death ex pected by his family, the taking off yeettr-day canve aa a shock. He fell Into a sleep and passed from that Into the ' eternal shadows. Mr. Krels was stricken at his New Orleans residence several weeks prior to Thanksgiving Day. For a time his condition was regarded aa dangerous, and the New Orleans physicians were ready to oper- I ate on him. Hie son Alvln went to New Or- .nd'the patient Imoroved sufficiently to permit of his being brought borne. He I ac- arrived here the day before Thanksgiving He waa confined to his bed for some time, but several weeks later Imi roved s jfnclenJUy to be able to be up for a sltort time edb day. During the past three weeks, however. be began to fall, snd was sgaln unable tt leave his bed The cause of death was a tumor and malignant cancer. ' Mr. Krels waa 2 years of ag. aad was born In Cincinnati, on East Fifth street, lilt father, John A. Krels. operated a hotel on that thoroughfare. He became identified with the coffee, sugar and mniaaeee merchandising business when a boy. and worked from the position of shipping rb-rk up to a partnership. He drifted Into the employ of tbe old bouse of Shlnkle. at How ell, and later waa taken Into partnerMp and tho style of thd firm changed to Shlnkle. Howell tt Krels. Howell withdrew, and the Arm was again reorganised as Shir k e A Kre 4a. 1 1 was continued under t.te style until 1RU2. when tba Wlleor.a were- brought Into It aad tho two boasea merged Into the present firm of Tba Shlnkle, WUaoa dt Krels Company. 1 ' Mr. -Krels wss sn expert ha sugar, rice and motasaes. and spent his winters la New Orleans, where be handled those prod we, s for his firm. Hs waa probably belter known In New Oraas than In Cincinnati, be bar ing spent 27 winters In that city and made over loo tripe to that city at other tlasea Ha maintained a beaatlful bom. tbtirta, at the rorner of Coliseum and BetilS strerta He waa a sneatbeT of a namber of erganJs t- Uons both tn cttM-innatl and New Ot-Vnna. and of the Chamber of Omineree here and of the New OtVana Sugar Exchange. He leaves a wife and five children. Jpha. A Sin. Emma. Bradford aal Btanla. ArtwagvaBesita for the funeral will be aaafe to-day. 1

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 22 Feb 1908, Sat,
  3. Page 16

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