Obituaries for
Daniel & Magdalena Goeglein Descendants
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Heinrich Goeglein
Gottlieb J. Goeglein
Frederick C. Goeglein
Arthur Goeglein
Heinrich Goeglein
1858 – 1936  (Daniel, Jacob)

Ft. Wayne Gazette Journal, September 8, 1936

Word has been received here by relatives of the death of Henry Goeglein, 78, who died at 6 o’clock yesterday morning at the home of his son, Alfred Goeglein at Defiance, OH.  He was born at Pomeroy, OH, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Goeglein.  He resided in the Goeglein settlement, east of this city until about 25 years ago.  He is survived by the widow, Louise; three sons, Alfred, Defiance; Walter and Harry of Lincoln, NE; a daughter, Mrs. Lydia Wagner of New Ulen, Minn.; three brothers, Daniel and Valentine, both of St. Joseph township; Christian of Yuma, Colo.; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Bischoff, Milan township; Mrs. Sophia Prange, city.  Short services will be held at Defiance followed by services at the St. Peter’s Lutheran church at Goeglein at 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Gottlieb J. Goeglein 
1874 – 1940 (Daniel, George)

Ft. Wayne Gazette Journal, October 29, 1940

Funeral services for Gottlieb J. Goeglein, 67, a hardware dealer here for many years who died at 1:50 o’clock Monday morning at Cass county hospital in Logansport, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home of his son, Harry Goeglein, 2020 Glenwood Avenue and 2:30 o’clock at Trinity English Lutheran church, Dr. Paul H. Krauss officiating.  Burial will be in Lindenwood cemetery.  The body was brought to D. O. McComb & Sons’ funeral home and will be taken to the son’s home at noon today.

Death followed an abdominal operation.  The deceased had been employed by the O’Day Oil company in Logansport the last six months.  He was a partner in the former Goeglein Brothers’ Hardware store here and later was with the former Sharp Brothers’ Hardware company and the Schlatter Hardware company.  He was a member of Trinity English Lutheran church.  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lester E. Rombke of Crestline, OH; two sons, Winfred of St. Louis, MO., and Harry Goeglein of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Kate Meyer and Mrs. Katia Lamps of near Fort Wayne and Mrs. Carrie Fuelling of near New Haven; three brothers, George and Valentine Goeglein of this city and Theodore Goeglein of St. Joe’s township.

Frederick C. Goeglein 
1877 – 1938   (Daniel, George)

Ft. Wayne Gazette Journal, January 20, 1938

Frederick C. Goeglein, 61, a mail carrier for 30 years, died at 4:15 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at his home at 930 Rivermet avenue, following a two-year illness.  He had been bedfast the past five weeks.

Born in Goeglein settlement, St. Joe township, the deceased came to this city 36 years ago.  He was employed as a city mail carrier 18 years and a rural mail carrier 12 years.  He retired two years ago, due to ill health.  He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran church, and served as an elder for many years.  He was also a member of the B.U.V. National association of Letter Carriers and Rural Mail Carriers association.

Survivors include the widow Emma; a sister, Mrs. John Meyer of St. Joe township; four brothers, George, Valentine and Gottlieb Goeglein of this city and Theodore Goeglein of St. Joe township, and tow foster sisters, Mrs. Dick Lampe and Mrs. John Fuelling of Milan township.

The body was removed to Rodenbeck-Trier’s funeral home and will be returned to the residence at 3 o’clock this afternoon.  Friends may view the body after 7 o’clock tonight.  Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon at the residence and at 2 o’clock at St. Paul’s Lutheran church.  Rev. Paul Miller officiating.  Burial in Goeglein cemetery.

Arthur Goeglein
1887 – 1910   (Daniel, Jacob, Abraham)

Ft. Wayne Gazette Journal, August 1, 1910


A message from Telluride, Colo., last evening brought the information to Patrolman Abe Goeglein, of the city police department, that his eldest son, Arthur Goeglein, marshal of that place, had been shot and killed yesterday morning.  The telegram sent by A. J. Goeglein, superintendent of the Telluride water works and a son of Jacob Goeglein, of Stophlet street, was bare of details.

The young man, who would have been twenty-three years of age the 24th of this month, had been in the west five years.  He returned to Fort Wayne, working for six months in the shop of Ferninand Meyers, on Wallace street.  He west to Telluride a year ago and he was made town marshal.  In performing the duties of which office it is supposed that he met his death.  He was unmarried.

The father sent a message to Telluride last night instructing that the body be prepared for burial and shipped to this city, and will ask for details of the affair.

Obituaries on this page transcribed and provided by:  Linda G. Huyghebaert

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