Algonquin Historic

The Nunda Herald, June 17, 1909


Louis VanderAue


Louis VanderAue, and old resident of Algonquin, died at his home in that village, Saturday, June 12, after a long illness.

Mr. VanderAue was born in Bohemia, April 8, 1865, and came to this country at the age of 19 years, and settled in Chicago, where he worked at his trade of tailoring. Three years later he moved to Algonquin where he opened a tailor shop, and continued in this business until his death.

In 1892 he was united in marriage to Miss Amelia Simanek, who died three years later. September 15, 1895, he was united in marriage to Miss Anne Pekarek, and to this union were born four children- Bessie, Charles, Delia and Agnes, who, with the widow are left to mourn the loss of a dear husband and loving father. Two brothers-Charles of Algonquin and Fred of Chicago, and two sisters- Mrs. Annie Fitchner and Mrs. Mary Halik of Chicago, are also left to mourn his loss.

Deceased was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America, Algonquin Camp No. 490, the Knights of the Maccabees, and United Order of Foresters, and carried $1,000, insurance in each of them, and also the same amount in the Northwestern Insurance Co.

The Funeral services were held Monday, June 14, at 1:30 at the house, thence to the Episcopal church, Algonquin, Rev. Black officiating. Interment in Algonquin cemetery.



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