Obit Theresa Zahler Eberle
ATTAINED RIPE OLD AGE. This Mrs. Theresa Eberle Expired Afternoon at One O'clock. After an illness extending over a period of nine months, Mrs. Thresa. Eberle, an aged and highly respected resident of the city, passed quietly into her last sleep at. one o'clock this afternoon at the home of her daughter, daughter, Mrs. Michael Redlinger, residing at 209 Oak street. The fatal culmination culmination was not entirely unexpected, however, as she was in her eighty- third year and the dreaded disease had made such telling inroads upon her constitution that the relatives were prepared to receive the sad news. The immediate cause of Mrs. Bberle's death was dropsy. Mrs. Eberle was born October 21, 1S22, at Runghart, in Bavaria, a province of Germany. She emigrated to America in 1854 and settled at Lena. July 4, of the same year, she was united in marriage to Jacob Eberle, in this city, and the young couple settled on a farm near Lena. Mrs. Eberle's maiden name was Miss Thresa Zahler. In 1873 Mr. and Mrs. Eberle retired retired from, the active pursuits of life on the farm and came to Freeport to live. During their residence in this city they won a host of warm friends and were prominently identified with the religious and social life of St. Joseph's Catholic church. Mrs. Eberle was an active member of St. Ann's and St. Mary's sodalities of that church. Her husband died February 4, 180G. The deceased is survived by three daughters who are as follows: Mrs. I. N. Fleck, Freeport; Mrs. William Kurtz, Clifton, Kans., and Mrs. Michae.l Redlinger of this city. SllC is also survived by thirteen grandchildren. grandchildren. No definite arrangements for the funeral have beea mude.