Gillespie County, Texas

 

"K" Death News and Obituaries

 

KNOCHE, ELOISE MARIE
Eloise Marie the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Knoche died on Sunday night last and the little body was tenderly laid to rest in the Union Cemetery Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock Rev. Glatzle conducting the funeral service.  The little babe was only 19 days old and the parents have the sincere sympathy of a large circle of friends.  [Fredericksburg Standard; Saturday, 25 May 1918; died 19 May 1918; transcribed by Jimmy Davis]

KNOPP, FELIX
Mr. Felix Knopp a prominent young business man of Fredericksburg, who was employed by his father, Mr. Anton Knopp, succumbed to an attack of pneumonia contracted through influenza, on last Saturday night at 10:20 o'clock.  The young man was sick only a few days, and at the time of his death was 33 years, 6 months and 30 days old.  He is survived by his wife and three children, and his parents Mr. and Mrs. Anton Knopp, three brothers and four sisters, and a number of other relatives and friends who deeply mourn his untimely death.  The funeral was held Monday morning at 10 o'clock in the Catholic cemetery, Rev. Father Gerlach conducting the funeral service.  The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community in their great loss of husband and father.  [Fredericksburg Standard; Saturday, 25 Oct 1918; died 18 Oct 1918; transcribed by Jimmy Davis]

KNOPP, KATHARINA
Mrs. Katharina Knopp, wife of the late J. J. Knopp, died at her home in Fredericksburg on Friday morning of last week at the age of 76 years and 9 months.  The deceased was a native of Germany, and came to America with her family in 1869.  In the year 1862 she was united in marriage with Mr. J. J. Knopp, who preceded his wife in death several months ago.  They were parents of fifteen children, eight of which are still living, namely, Frank and Edward Knopp of Fredericksburg, Fritz Knopp of Leander, Mrs. Alvin Olle of Del Valle, Mrs. Fred. Fritz of Clifton, Arizona, Joe Knopp of Oklahoma, Mrs. Christ Fritz and Mrs. Henry Weber of this county.  John Knopp the eldest son, was last heard from in Mexico and may be dead.  The deceased lady is also survived by 28 grandchildren and a large number of more distant relatives.  The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon, when the remains of the aged lady were tenderly laid to rest beside her departed husband in the Catholic cemetery.  The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Father Gerlach in the presence of a large number of sorrowing friends and relatives.  [Fredericksburg Standard; Saturday, 22 Dec 1917; died 14 Dec 1917; transcribed by Jimmy Davis]

KNOPP, JOHN JOSEPH
Mr. John Joseph Knopp a well known citizen of Fredericksburg, died at his home in this city on Wednesday morning last at the age of 77 years, 10 months and 4 days.  The deceased gentleman was a native of Kitelborn, Germany and came to Texas in November, 1869 locating in Fredericksburg  where he resided up to the time of his death.  During his long residence here he made many warm friends who mourn the death of this good citizen.  Mr. Knopp is survived by his wife and several children, namely, Messrs. John Jr., Frank, Edward, Fritz and Joe Knopp, and Mrs. Fred Fritz, Mrs. Christian Fritz, Mrs. Henry Weber and Mrs. Alwin Olle, and a half-brother, Mr. Anton Knopp, a merchant of this city.  The funeral took place Thursday morning, burial being made in the Catholic cemetery.  The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Father Gerlach.  A large number of sorrowing friends attended to pay the last sad tribute to this highly respected citizen.  We tender our sympathy to the bereaved family and relatives.  [Fredericksburg Standard; 3 Feb 1917; died 31 Jan 1917; transcribed by Jimmy Davis]

KOCH, HENRY
Mr. Henry Koch eldest son of Mrs. Philipp Koch of Fredericksburg, died at Camp Mabry, Austin, on Thursday night of last week after a short illness from pneumonia.  The body was shipped to Fredericksburg for burial, arriving here Saturday night.  The funeral was held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock in the Union Cemetery.  Rev. M. O. Puhl conducting the funeral service.  The young man is survived by his mother, four brothers, three sisters and his grandparents, all of whom reside in Fredericksburg.  At the time of his death the young man was 21 years of age.  [Fredericksburg Standard; Saturday, 19 Oct. 1918; died 10 Oct 1918; transcribed by Jimmy Davis]

KOTHE, EMMA
Mrs. Emma Kothe nee Crenwelge, wife of Mr. A. W. Kothe, vice-president of the Fredericksburg Publishing Co., died at her home near Cherry Spring on Friday night of last week at 11:30 o'clock.  The deceased lady had been in feeble health for some time previous to the recent serious illness which resulted in her death.  At the time of her death Mrs. Kothe was 46 years of age.  She is survived by her husband, mother, and six children, several stepbrothers and sisters and a number of more distant relatives.  The funeral was held Sunday morning at Cherry Spring, Rev. Kluge conducting the funeral service.  [Fredericksburg Standard; Saturday, 16 Mar 1918; died 8 Mar 1918; transcribed by Jimmy Davis]

KOTT, ARNOLD
Mr. Arnold Kott a prominent young gentleman of this city, died at his home in the suburbs of Fredericksburg on Thursday at 2:30 o'clock following a long illness.  He was a native of this county, and was a son of Mr. Edward Kott.  At the time of his death the deceased gentleman was 36 years, one month and 21 days of age.  He is survived by his wife and little daughter, father, and four brothers, Messrs. Louis, R. L. and George Kott of Fredericksburg, and Arthur Kott of California.  There is one other brother, Mr. John Kott, dead.  The funeral took place Friday afternoon and was conducted by the Masonic Lodge of which deceased was a member.  Burial was made in the Union Cemetery.  Mr. Kott was an exemplary young man, a good citizen and his untimely death is regretted by a host of friends, who tender their sincere sympathy to the bereaved family and relatives.  [Fredericksburg Standard; Saturday 23 Dec 1916; died 21 Dec 1916; transcribed by Jimmy Davis]

 



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