Peter Noll died at his home, the old Schilling place in the town of Belvidere Tuesday afternoon, of heart failure. Deceased had been ill for a short time, but his sickness was not considered serious. Peter Noll was born in Hessen Darmstadt, Germany, January 1st, 1825 and came to America when quite young, settling in the state of Pennsylvania. At an early day he came to Minnesota, settling near Wabasha, where he opened a farm on which he lived until seven years ago, when he came here. During his stay in this neighborhood Mr. Noll won the respect of his neighbors who found him to be an honest, upright man. He leaves, to mourn his death, besides his sorrowing widow, eight sons, six daughters and 38 granchildren. His remains will be laid to rest, Friday forenoon, in the Catholic cemetery at Buffalo City. We extend condolence to the bereaved family.
Source: Family Newspaper Clippings, 3/20/1900
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YOUNG MAN IS CALLED BY DEATH
Edward J. Noll succumbs to pneumonia after Illness of Few Days' duration
Sad indeed were the tidings received here last Thursday afternoon, February 7, bearing news of the untimely death of Edward J. Noll which occurred that day at the Sacred Heart hospital in Eau Claire, Wis., following an illness of but short duration with pneumonia. Although relatives and friends here were aware of his illness, few realized that his condition was so serious as to cause grave concern as to his ultimate recovery, news of his passing coming as a sad shock to all our people and casting a cloud of sorrow over the entire community in which deceased was well known, beloved and respected.
Again were are sadly reminded of the fact that death's sad messenger respects neither age nor station in life. the mandates of an All wise Providence govern our sojourn on earth and decree the moment when we shall relinquish our earthly interests and don and the celestial robes of that have of restful peace where trials and sorrow are no more. Loving hearts are ever burdened with grief when a loved one is called from our midst, whether it be the faltering steps of the aged or the tottering steps of the infant which are halted/ but such parting seems even more sad when the departed one is but entering upon the years of useful young manhood, with his breast filled with hopes and aspirations for a continued sojourn amount us.
Edward J. Noll was born at Highland, Wabasha county, Minnesota, on October 6, 1892, and was therefore thirty-one years of age at the time of his demise. He came to this community with is parents when a young lad, the family residing on a farm in the town of Belvidere for many years, where the subject of this sketch grew to young manhood. His father preceded him to the grave twenty-three years ago, deceased coming to this city with his mother to make their home after disposing of the farm, a number of years ago. He became afflicted with an ailment some years ago which handicapped his use of one arm and rendered him incapable of doing heavier manual work, but his industrious nature prompted him to turn to other fields wherein he might gain advancement, and during the past six years he had been engaged in work as a commercial salesman, dispensing the Dr. Koch line of remedies whereby he gained a wide acquaintance in this section. during the past four years he had been making his headquarters in Eau Claire.
Deceased was united in marriage at Minneapolis, Minn., on Nov, 29, 1922 to Miss Doris Dunn, Establishing a home in Eau Claire, which has been their residence since. He was taken sick with pneumonia about a week previous to his death and was taken to the hospital that the best of medical attention might nurse him back to health, but the hopes of loving relatives and friends were in vain, death exacting its toll and bowing the heads of surviving ones in profound grief.
The remains were brought to the family home here last Saturday, and the funeral as held at 9:00 a.m. Monday, February 11, from St. Lawrence Catholic church. Rev. C.A. Fries conducting the rites and interment being made in the cemetery here. a large concourse of friends and relatives attended the funeral and thus attested to the esteem in which the deceased was held.
Surviving relatives are, his widow, Mrs. Doris Noll; his mother, Mrs. Theresa Noll, of this city; two sisters Mrs. Frank Schweitzer of this city and Mrs. George Averbeck of the town of Belvidere; and four brothers, Louis and Frank of this city, and John and Clem of Wabasha, Minn. Two brothers, Henry and Peter, preceded him in death, the first named in 1904 and the latter in 1918. Relatives from a distance who were here to attend the funeral were: Mr and Mrs John Noll, Mr and Mrs Clem Noll, and Mrs Joe King, of Wabasha; Wendelin Krismer, of Zumbro Falls; Jos Krismer, of Lake city, Minn; Mr and Mrs. John Papenfuss and Mrs Frank Mitchell, of La Crosse, and Mrs. Margaret Dunn, of Eau Claire.
Source: Augusta Marking's newspaper clippings, Noll file, Alma newspaper
Contributed by: Linda