Jacob Frank Zeininger

  • Name: Jacob Frank Zeininger
  • Location of Birth: Winnebago County in Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: May 2, 1888
  • Date of Death: November 29, 1937 (49 years old)
  • Parents: Anton and ? Zeininger
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    Information from new article in Grand Rapids Herald Review dated December 1, 1937:

    An unusual accident which occurred Monday morning caused the death of Jacob Frank Zeininger, 49, who for many years has been a resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Working alone in his yard, Mr. Zeininger was attempting to saw down a tree which measured about two feet in diameter. He had wedged the tree so it would fall away from him, but in some unaccountable manner it fell the wrong way, striking him across the back and fatally injuring him. The cries of Mrs. Zeininger attracted the neighbors who assisted in moving the tree trunk from his body and moving him into the house. He was immediately taken to the Itasca hospital where he died shortly after noon.

    Mr. Zeininger has been employed as oiler at the Blandin Paper Company for 16 years. He was a World War veteran and a member of the McVeigh Dunn Legion post. A military funeral will be conducted for him from St. Joseph's Catholic Church Thursday morning at nine o'clock with Rev. Father Hennebry officiating. Interment will be made at the Calvary cemetery.

    Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Kathleen and Betty Joy; two sisters, Mrs. Martin Halvorson and Mrs. Dwight Booth; one brother, Stephen; and his mother, Mrs. Anton Zeininger.

    Jacob is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-32-2-7)

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