Passehl Family Genealogy Forum
The John Passehl (father to Fredrick, Anna, Sophia and Herman) (WI):
His obiturary as stated in the Clintonville Tribune:
Friday, June 7, 1918. AGED MAN GONE. John Passehl died last week Sunday, aged 81 years. He was a pioneer in the Bear Creek country and was of the men who made a fruitful field of the dense forest, and blazed the way through hardship and hard work, with dauntless energy, for our present advance state of culture. He was born in Mecklenberg, Germandy, and came to American as a young man. He settled at Dale. Later he moved to Bear Creek, where he lived for 45 years. He was married 3 times, his last wife dying 12 years ago. He has for some years made his home with his son Herman, on the old homestead. He left 2 sons Fred and Herman; and 1 daughter, Mrs. Gust Pranke; 26 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.
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