Clipped From Quad-City Times
came; to this country in 1892. A resident of Davenport since 1904, he married Frieda Becnck Nov. 29, 1900 in St. Louis, Mo. He was a production assistant at Rock Is land Arsenal 38 years before re tirement He was a member of Trinity Lodge 208, AF & AM, Zarephath Consistory and Kaaba Shrine Temple. Surviving are his wife; a son, Elmer, Redondo Beach, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Mahliri Booras, Le-Claire; four grandchildren, and sisters Dora and Emma Hoppe, both in Germany.