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14 August 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Scheel, Mrs. Elenora Scheel, nee Campe (1850-1934)

Scheel, Mrs. Elenora Scheel, nee Campe [Kampe] (1850-1934)

Newspaper unknown, Joliet, Illinois

SCHEEL - Mrs. Elenora Scheel, nee Campe, mother of Charles J., Fred H., Mrs. George Elsner, Mrs. Alvin Bruggeman, and Mrs. John Weitendorf, last night at the farm home of Mrs. Bruggeman in Monee, Ill. She was born in Bremen, German, on March 17, 1850, and came to this country in her early teens. She was the widow of John D. Scheel, who was one of the early settlers of the south side, the family home for many years being at 48th st. and Wabash av. Services will be held at the home of her daughter, after which there will be a service in St. Peter's Evangelical church in Frankfort, Ill., at 2 o'clock on Thursday. Burial will be at the Frankfort cemetery.