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John Clark Gresser

Male 1885 - 1933  (48 years)

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  • Name John Clark Gresser 
    Born 5 Aug 1885 
    • DOB calculated.
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Nov 1933  Fort Riley, Geary County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fort Riley Cemetery, Fort Riley, Geary County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3656  Rossville
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2019 

    Father Frederick Ernest Gresser 
    Mother Christine Dannenfelser Gresser,   b. 5 May 1848, Henry County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1929, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1868 
    Family ID F3595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

     1. Jeanne Gresser
    Last Modified 31 May 2017 15:39:33 
    Family ID F3610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Gresser, John
    Obituary- Gresser, John
    John Clark Gresser, aged 48 years 3 months and 7 days, died at Fort Riley, Kansas, Sunday, at 8:55 p. m., unexpectedly from an acute heart ailment.

    Besides his widow he leaves a daughter, Jeanne, aged 12, and four brothers, E. S. Gresser, of Topeka; Grant Gresser, of Admire; C. E. Gresser, of Rossville, and Rollin Gresser, of Baxter Springs, Kansas, to mourn his departure.

    He had served in the U. S. army as staff sergeant [sic] for fifteen years, with service on the Mexican border, Washington, D. C., and Ft. Riley. He had been stationed at Riley for the past ten years, and was a chemist in the hospital. His military record showed that he enlisted six times and was discharged five times, each time with a record of excellent character and no demerits.

    The funeral was held Tuesday at Ft. Riley with full military honors. Burial was in the Ft. Riley cemetery.

    Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gresser were at Fort Riley, Tuesday to attend the funeral of his brother, Clark, who passed away Sunday evening.