Auglaize County Death Records
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Nov 9, 1970
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First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville
St. Marys, Auglaize County
St. Marys Evening Leader, Nov 9, 1970
Benjamin (Ducky) Feldwisch, age 77, of 212 West Spring Street, New Knoxville, died at 8:30 a.m. today in Joint Township Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since Saturday. Death was due to an aortic aneurism. Born December 10, 1892, in Washington Township, Auglaize County, he was the son of Fred and Caroline Schroer Feldwisch. On April 3, 1924, he married Henrietta Wellman, who survives with two children, Vernon, R.R.1, New Knoxville, and Mrs. Adrian (Marilyn) Kuck of R.R. 1, New Knoxville. There are four grandchildren, Bobbie and David Feldwisch and Bonny and Randy Kuck. Also surviving are the following sisters and brothers, Mrs. Ben (Mathilda) Henschen, New Knoxville; Mrs. Ferdinand (Lydia) Henschen, New Knoxville; Lawrence Feldwisch of Carroll Ohio; Mrs. Jake (Cornelia) Berlet, R.R. 1 New Knoxville. Two brothers, George and Henry are deceased. Mr. Feldwisch was a member of the First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville and was a retired farmer. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the church with the Rev. Kenneth H. Worthman officiating. Burial will be in Pilger Ruhe cemetery. Friends may call at the Vornholt Funeral Home in New Knoxville after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday until 11:00 a.m. Wednesday when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until the time of the services. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.