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Max Findling

Max Findling, one of the oldest and best respected citizens of this place, died yesterday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Will Pierce, east of this city. Death was due to apoplexy.

The remains will be brought to the home of Henry Fielding, son of the deceased, on East Main street.

A third surviving child is Louis Findling, of Hammond. Mrs. Findling, wife of the deceased, died about seven years ago, and one daughter died in Childhood.

Mr. Findling was born in Schwangan, Bavaria, July 25, 1830, and came ot American in 1859. On January 1, 1863, he was married to Miss Eva Radtke. He had lived in this city for fifty years, with the exception of ten years spent in Chicago, where he was a bridge tender for the Pennsylvania railroad. When he reached the age of 70 years he was put on the pension list of the company, and then returned to this city and reoccupied the old homestead at Sugar Loaf. After the death of Mrs. Findling he went to reside with his daughter.

Newspaper: The Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: January 5, 1916
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Page: 4
Column(s): 5

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    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

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                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
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