Michael Schwandt obituary
Michael Schwandt, who has been ill for several years passed away Monday morning, Dec. 9, at his home one mile west of Lyle.
He was born at Jacob's Hagen, Germany, Oct. 22, 1840. In 1872 he moved to Watertown, Wis., and in 1873 came to Minnesota where he has since lived. In 1880 he was married to Miss Henrietta Fishbeck of this place.
He leaves a wife and seven children: Mrs. Joe Schultz of this place, Misses Rose, Marie, Minnie Katherine and Lucile and one son, Martin August, also a brother and two sisters; August Schwandt of Germany, Mrs. Wm. Becker of Jacob's Hagen, Germany and Mrs. Wm. Albrict of Watertown Wis.
The funeral services were held at the Congregational church at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon. Interment was made in the Mona cemetery, Rev. Ruddock officiating. Lyle Tribune.