Reinhold E. Piller, b.6 Nov. 1856 in Schlesen, Saxony, Germany. d.18 Feb. 1953, David City. Came to USA in 1880, liv. Chicago,Ill. were he m. Minna Hartwig, 11 Nov. 1881. 1886 mov. to David City. With George Schweser had a general Store. 1898 mov. to Millerton in merchandising business until 1928. Sur. Adolph, Eckhardt of David City, William F. of Chapell, Mrs. Freida Hoeft of David City, Mrs. Melanie Plank of Gothenburg and Mrs. Minnie Neujahr of Surprise, Mrs. Piller died in 1927. Bur. Pleasant Hill Cem.
Source: THE PEOPLES BANNER, 5 March 1953, pg.7. Col.3