Frank Peshel obituary Feb 14th 1908
OBITUARY. Peshel. Frank Peshel, aged 79 years, a former resident of Quarry, and a well known farmer of Lie-Grand township, died at his home, seven miles southeast of the city, at 11 o'clock Thursday morning of inflammation of the bladder. He had been sick for about two weeks. The funeral will be held from the residence Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. The body will be buried in Rock Valley cemetery. Frank Peshel was born Nov. 27, 1828. in Svratka, Bohemia. In July. 186G. he immigrated to America, bringing with him his wife and one child. The family came to Quarry to live, and remained there for seven years. Mr. Peshel then moved to a farm eight miles southeast of this city, which he purchased, and on which the family lived until Dec. 1, 1907. He then pur- chased the J. T. West farm, and moved to it, leaving the origson. Mr. Peshel was a hard working, peace loving man, and always a'friend of the needy. In addition to the wife, he is survived by four children, all of whom iive in LeGrand township. They are Frank Peshel, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Vajgrt. Mrs. Anna Salasek and Miss Rose Peshel. He also leaves sixteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. All of his children were with him at the time of his death.