10 June 1935
August R. Bartel
August R. Bartel, 73, Piqua printer and editor, died Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock at his home on West High street after an illness of nearly a month. He had been in failing health for a year since he was involved in an automobile accident Jan. 9, 1934, but he was not seriously ill until three weeks ago. Mr. Bartel was a native of Piqua and had resided there all his life. He was a member of the pioneer Piqua family of the late Adam and Anna Bartel and was the last surviving member of the family of six children born to them. He was always a printer by trade, having conducted a job printing office for years and had also edited the Miami Post, a German newspaper. He was a devout and faithful member of St. Mary's Catholic church, of the Knights of St. John and the Holy Name Society. His nearest survivors are nieces and nephews, among whom are Postmaster Clarence Bartel and Mrs. August Rihm of Piqua. Funeral services are not complete.
Funeral services were held Thursday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Mary's Catholic church of which he was a member. Rev. James D. Falls was in charge of the mass and burial was made in Forest Hill cemetery there.
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