|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|HEIMANN, John B||89||Hanover DEU>Damiansville IL||Breese J||20 Dec 1923||Linda Holthaus|
WELL KNOWN FARMER OF DAMIANSVILLE DIES AT AGE OF 89 YEARS
Ben Heimann Born in Germany-Lived in This Count 85 Years- Died Wednesday Evening
John B. Heimann, a prominent farmer of Damiansville, died at his home Wednesday evening at the age of 89 years, 10 months and 16 days. He was born in Hanover, Germany, on February 4, 1834, and moved with his parents to this country when he was but four years old. They settled near Damainsville and engaged in the farming business.
When he was 20 years old he was married to Miss Mary Ann Benstein. To this union six children were born, four boys and two girls.
Mr. Heimann retired from farming a number of years ago.
He is survived by three sons, Joe, Herman and Frank Heimann of Damiansville, and two daughters, Mrs. J. G. Toennies and Mrs. Herman Kalmer of Damiansville.
Funeral services will be held from St. Damian’s Church Saturday morning at 9:00 o’clock, the Reverend Father Henken officiating. Interment will be at the St. Damian Cemetery.
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