Jacob J. Diem Obit
South Side. For County Commissioner, W. K. Beck. "Primaries, April 11. Death . has just cloned a Ion and useful career in the person of Jacob J. Diem, of 722 Cherry street, and the family suffers a double afflction in that his demise followed, within twenty - four hours of the funeral of his beloved wife. The deceased was born in Gros - garuck, Oberant, Heilbrou, Wirthem - berg, Germany, - , February 15, 1829, and he came to . Scranton, vhen it was only a hamlet of a few houses nearly sixty years ago. In September 1852 he married Louisa Carolina Laux. They lived an exemplary married life of haplnesa and five years ago, last September they celebrated their gcld - en weddir.g. They lived for nearly 50 years at 229 Emmet street, and about three years ago they moved froni the old homestead to 722 Cherry street adjoining and belonging to their daughter, ilrs,.'Emma Lowenstein, where death claimed them within a few days of each other. The deceased was of sturdy German ancestry, of fine moral principles and was loved and esteemed by all who knew him. Of his steady character and quiet habits it is hardly necessary to touch; it is shown in the fact thai he was one of theoldest employes in the service of the D. L. & W - company for whom he worked, until pensioned, nearly half a century. The following children and grand children survive: Jacob, jr., and Louis rnom mn F.mmft L, lwinisteln and Mrs. William Reinhard. Grandchy - J oren: Vreorge uiem, 01 r.i vou, xc. - as., Louis and Gertrude Diem, Marie Diem, and Louis Lowenstein. 1. v, The funeral will take place at 2 p. m. tomorrow, services to be held at the house and at the ZIj.t Lutheran church. Rev. A. O. Gallenkamp officiating. Interment will be made in Dun - more cemetery.