Obituary for John Michael Buchinger, Sr.
This is the obituary for John Michael Buchinger, Sr. It was published in The Saginaw News on March 25, 1914 on page 7.
John Michael Buchinger, Sr is the 4th great-grandfather of my half-brother, Noah, on his maternal side.
Buchinger – John Buchinger died at the home of his won, William, in Richville Monday night at 12 o’clock of cerebral hemorrhage. He was a well known and highly respected farmer and had been a resident of Richville for 44 years. He was born in Bavaria, Germany Aug. 17, 1834. His wife died May 29, 1906. He was a member of St. Michael’s Lutheran church. He leaves five daughters and five sons, Mrs. William Reichenpack, Bay City; Mrs. George Werdick, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. George Rogner, Mrs. Otto Buetow, and Mrs. C. Miller, all of Richville; George, John G., Mike and William all of Richville; 35 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The funeral will take place Friday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock from the home and at 2 from the Lutheran church. Rev. Beckmeier of Richville will officiate and the burial will be in Richville Lutheran cemetery.