Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Fred Gompf  

 Fred Gompf Suffers Stroke of Apoplexy

Fred Gompf, aged 85, passed away Tuesday evening, March 23, at his home three miles
west of Argos on State ROad No. 10, following an illness of one and a half years. A  
stroke of appoplecy was given as the immediate cause of his death.

Born in INdianapolis, Jan 31, 1853, he was the son of Christopher and Mair Gompf.
For the past 13 years he was a resident of the community, going there from Culver.

He had lived on the East Side of the lake and was a care taker of cattages.

Previously he had operated a brick manufacturing plant in Indianapolis

On November 9, 1913 he was married to Harriet Sheets, who survives.

Other survivors include a brother, Harry Gompf, a sister Lizzie Gompf  and a niece and 
nepher, Mr. and Mrs. Horman Hunt, all of Indianapolis.

Funeral services were held in Argos Thursday afternoon with  Rev. Ernest Treber of 
the Congregational Christain church  officating.

The body was take to Indianapolis Friday morning for burial in  Crown Hill Cemetery
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