VeteranGone To His Reward

John Kolp, An Aged and Highly Respected Citizen Answers Final Call

John Kolp, son of David and Mary Kolp was born in Pennsylvania, February 11, 1845, died July 16th, 1918, aged 73 years, 5 months and 5 days.

He was united in marriage to Mary Behman, December 10th, 1867. To this union 10 children were born of which four preceded him to the spirit world, namely, Henry, Lizzie, John and Anna, those who survive him are his wife, Martin, Clayton, Mrs. Mary Gruber, Mrs. Katie Johnson, Abraham and Elmer, ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and a host of friends to mourn his departure.

At the age of nineteen he enlisted in the civil war of Company G. 207th Regiment, 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 9th army Corp., Pa.

Early in life he was a blacksmith by trade and also a farmer.

For the last seven years he has been failing in health he has been a constant sufferer for the last year, yet he bore it all patient until death relieved him from all suffering and pain.

Services at the home Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock conducted by [line missing] …ment in South Fulton cemetery.

Published in the Astoria Search Light on 7/24/1918

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Summoned By Death

Following a long illness, John Kolp, for many years a resident of Astoria, died at his home in this city, at 8:20 o’clock Tuesday evening at the age of 73 years, 5 months and 5 days.

The funeral will be held at the residence Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Elder Chas. Walters officiating. Interment will be in the South Fulton cemetery.

Published in the Astoria Search Light on 7/17/1918


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