Wednesday, Nov 14, 1906, Page 3, Easton Express
Emanuel Wilhelm, a well-known resident of this place, died of apoplexy
at 1 o'clock this morning at his home 622 Mauch Chunk street, after
a week's illness. Mr. Wilhelm was 69 years old.
Deceased was foreman of the helpers at the Lehigh Valley shops,
where he had been employed for 50 years. Years ago Mr. Wilhelm worked
as a painter and later became boss painter. He is survived by his
second wife, one son, George Wilhelm; two step-daughters, Mrs. S.
L. Anderson and Mrs. F. A. Hatter, and two sisters, Mrs. Alice Frankenfield
and Mrs. Hiram Hackman, all of this city. Mr. Wilhelm was a native
of South Easton and was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wilhelm, who
died many years ago.
Deceased was a member of the second M.E. Church and was a trustee
of the congregation. He was also a member of Easton Lodge No. 152,
F. and A.M.; the Lehigh Valley Shops Relief Association; Columbia
Council No. 13, O.U.A.M., and Lechicton Lodge No. 244, I.O.O.F
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Emanuel Wilhelm's Funeral
The funeral of Emanuel Wilhelm was held at 2:30 this afternoon from
his late home, 6322 Mauch Chunk Street. Rev. W. H. Pickon, pastor
of the Second Methodist Episcopal Church, conducted the services,
held at the home. The funeral was attended by a large number of the
deceased friends. A delegation was present from the Lehigh Valley
shops, McKeen Post, G.A.R. and lodges to which the deceased belonged.
Grandsons and son-in-law were the pallbearers. The interment was
made in Hay's Cemetery. There were a number of handsome floral contributions.