Monthly Archive: April 2019

Apr 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Adam J. & Christina Matilda (Bleeke) Bienz

This is the tombstone of Adam and Christina Matilda (Bleeke) Bienz, located in row 1 of Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, also known as Bleeke Cemetery, Decatur, Adams County, Indiana. The marker is inscribed:

Apr 26

News from Wren & Around Ohio, 1904

This will likely be the final blog post featuring items from the 5 May 1904 edition of the Willshire Herald,  William G. Hoffer, publisher. I have spent several weeks writing about Willshire news and the local businesses mentioned in that newspaper.In addition to all the information about the Willshire community, the 1904 Willshire Herald had some items of interest about the neighboring village of Wren, Ohio:

Apr 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Wilhilmine Christine (Reinking) Bienz

This is the tombstone of Wilhilmine Christine (Reinking) Bienz, located in row 6 of Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Decatur, Adams County, Indiana. The marker is inscribed:

Apr 19

Happy Easter!

This Sunday is Easter Sunday, when Christians celebrate of the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.Our church will be decorated with beautiful spring flowers and the music of hymns like Christ the Lord Is Risen Today will fill the sanctuary. It will be a glorious service and celebration.

Apr 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Pauline C. (Germann) Bienz

This is the tombstone of Pauline C. (Germann) Bienz, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:Pauline C.Wife ofA.J. Bienz

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