Lincoln, Ill., June 15 [Special]
George Lechleiter, sr., died at his residence on Fourth Street at 10:15 this evening, aged 77 years. Mr. Lechleiter was born in Lorraine, France, now a part of Germany, and came to this country when 8 years of age. From the south he came to Lincoln, where he had resided since 1857. He was well known in central Illinois, and stood high in the estimation of his friends and acquaintances. He leaves a family of several children, some of whom are in Chicago and elsewhere, four residing in this city.
Source: The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois), Wed, Jun 16, 1897, Page 1
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