001423: Obituary of Jacob P. Yuncker
31 March 1905
Obituary for Jacob P. Yuncker [I00022].
Jacob P. Yuncker of Beal City passed away sometime on Friday night, March 17, having been found in his bed with life extinct on Saturday morning, March 18. While he had been ailing for a year past, and complaining of rheumatism lately, he retired on Friday night as well as usual and died as above noted. The funeral was held on Wednesday from St. Philomene's [Philomena's] church at Beal City, Father O'Connell of Mt. Pleasant officiating. Deceased was an old resident of Nottawa township, having settled there on a farm at an early day, and had been identified with the growth and development of the township. For several years he had kept a store at Beal City, and was postmaster.
Mr. Yuncker has been supervisor of his township numberless terms, and has held other offices of trust. He was a good citizen who will be missed. Deceased was born in Alsace, France, December 23d, 1837, and came to this country with his parents in 1846, locating in Erie county, New York. In 1862 he went west to the gold fields in the Rocky Mountains and [on his] return located in Westphalia, Clinton county in 1866, where he was married to Miss Margretha Pohl and resided there for 18 years, coming to Nottawa in 1882. Deceased leaves a wife and nine children to mourn his loss, as follows: Mrs. S. Meader, Louie and John Yuncker of Saginaw, Arthur J. Yuncker of Grand Rapids, Mrs. J. Voisen, Mrs. S. Bierchbach, Henry, Laura and Cordy Yuncker of Beal City, also leaving one brother and five sisters.
Citation: Mike Voisin, iSeeAncestors (http://iSeeAncestors.com/tree/groups/public/media/si-00009-i22-21.html : revised July 23, 2016), Gallery.
Revised: July 23, 2016
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