15 July 2011
Sunday's Obituary - Herman Sieling (1828-1900)
Peotone Vedette Volume VII
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A Pioneer Goes Home
Herman Sieling, one of the pioneers of eastern Will county, died at his home in this city Tuesday evening, March 27, of heart disease.
He was born in
Hoie, Hanover province, , Dec. 17, 1828. In 1860 he came to Will county and settled on a farm in Germany . The following year he married Dorethea Niese, who with four daughters, survive him. Green Garden
In 1870, he moved into Peotone township where he lived on a farm until 1895 when he retired from the activities of life and removed to this city.
Mr. Sieling was a well known citizen and he had a wide circle of friends. He was a member of the
North Peotone church. The funeral was held at church today at noon, Rev. C.H. Wittbracht conducting the service.
The surviving children of the deceased are Mrs. Louise Schmidt, Peotone; Mrs. Bernard Bruns,
Worthington, Minn; Mrs. Theo. Bruns, , and Mrs. Henry Ritzman, Frankfort Station, Il. Grandville, Iowa