PIERCE COUNTY CALL; Pierce, Nebraska; Thursday, August 22, 1946
Funeral services for John Herbolsheimer, whose untimely death was chronicled in The Call of last week, were held Friday at his home in Bloomfield with Rev. A. Olinberg, of the First Trinity Lutheran church officiating. Burial was in St. John's Lutheran cemetery east of Pierce.
John Herbolsheimer was born April 22, 1884 at Carroll, Iowa. At the age of 8 years with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Herbolsheimer, the family moved on a farm near Pierce where he grew to manhood.
He was united in marriage to Esther Lenz Oct. 24, 1916. They had planned to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary this fall. The couple farmed east of Pierce for a number of years. Later they moved to Pierce where Mr. Herbolsheimer purchased the Pierce Oil Co. Fifteen years ago they moved to Bloomfield to reside. Here he operated and owned the "Phillip 66" station.
He died suddenly of a heart attack at his home Tuesday evening, Aug. 13, 1946.
He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Henry Kauth, twin sons, LaVale and Leonard all of Bloomfield; two brothers, Chris and Henry of Pierce; four sisters, Mrs. Ludwig Bauer of Randolph, Mrs. Herman Miller of Dahinda, Canada, Mrs. Herman Buckendahl, Sr., and Mrs. Will Hilgert of Pierce.
Attending the funeral rites were Mr. and Mrs. Chris Herbolsheimer, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbolsheimer, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lenz, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Buckendahl, Sr., and Jr., Mrs. Martha Schnoor and son, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Herbolsheimer, Mrs. Esther Herbolsheimer, Mrs. Lena Herbolsheimer, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hilgert, Mr. and Mrs. Hibbard Reimers, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Herbolsheiemer, and many other relatives and friends.