Mr. Henry G. Bescher was born in Gardenville, near Buffalo, New York, in the year 1868, on April 25, and died at his home Aug. 15, 1929, aged 61 years, 3 months and 20 days.
In the fall of 1872 he moved with his father's family to Memphis, Michigan, where he resided for a few years. Then the family moved to Armada, and to other points until, in 1922, he moved to the present home.
On March 5 he married Miss Bertha Rhody, of Berlin township. There were born to this union eight children--four boys and four girls.
He was well liked by neighbors and friends and by the community at large, and was a kind and indulgent husband and father.
He leaves to mourn their loss besides the widow, the children:--Carl, Marie, Harry, Earl, Josephine, Ruth, Jack, Louise; one brother, Joe Beischer, of Buffalo, N.Y.; three sisters:--Mrs. Elizabeth Leath, of Elk Rapids; Mrs. Thomas Hannan, of Port Huron; and Mrs. Josephine Leonard, of Capac; besides other relatives and friends.
The funeral services were held on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 2 p.m., Rev. L.F. Cilley, of the Capac Federated Church, officiating and the interment was in the East Berlin cemetery.
Card of Thanks.--We wish in this way to thank our neighbors and friends for sympathy and kindly attentions during our recent bereavement; also the choir and the pastor for their services; and those who gave flowers.--The Family.
[Capac Journal, Aug 23, 1929, pg. 10]