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 John Fink

Born - December 6,1851

Württemberg, Baden, Germany

Came To America -1857

Married - March 26, 1879

Minister - Frederick C. Bauman

Reform Church, Zwingle, Jackson County, Iowa

Died - Monday, October 3, 1927

Buried - Thursday, October 6, 1927 - Linwood Cemetery

Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa



John Fink

John Fink who had been aliening for a short time, was summoned by death at his home on Reeder Street, Monday evening at 6:30 o'clock.

The funeral services will be conducted at the home, Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. The remains will be buried in Linwood Cemetery.

Mr. Fink was born in Baden, Germany, December 6, 1851 and came to this county settling at Sherril when he was 6 years old. He was married March 26, 1879 to Miss Mary Hartman in Zwingle who with their three daughters, Mrs. C. J. Smith, Mrs. Julius Dress and Miss Eva Fink, all of this city, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Welty, Zwingle and three brothers, William of Zwingle, Leonard, Logan, Kansas and Nicholas, Mason, South Dakota, and two grandchildren survive him.

Mr. Fink had resided in this city for the past thirty years and had been employed at the Farley Leather plant for twenty years. He was a member of the Emmanuel Congregation church and the Modern Woodmen of America, Dubuque camp No. 954.


Fink - Departed this life on October 3, 1927 at 6:24 p.m.

John Fink, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Hartman Fink , Father of

 Mrs. C. J. Smith, Mrs. Julius Dress, Miss Eva Fink; brother of Mrs. Mary Welty, William, Leonard, Nicholas Fink his 76th year.

Funeral services at the residence 1354 Reeder Street, Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock by the Rev. David L. Berger. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.

Dubuque Herald and Times Journal

October 5, 1927




Wife - Mary (Hartman) Fink

Born - January 19,1858

Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York

Died - June 4, 1940

Family Home, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa

Buried - Linwood Cemetery

Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa



Daughter - Anna M. (Fink) Smith

Born - January 1882 - Iowa

Died -1970 - Finley Hospital,

Husband - Charles J. Smith

Died - 1950


Daughter - Mary Mae (Fink) Dress

Born - May 13,1892 - Iowa


Daughter - Eva S. (Fink) Ward

Born - March 9, 1896 - Iowa


Son - John Joseph Fink



Sister- Anna Katharina (Fink) Mueller

Born -October 24, 1853

Württemberg, Germany


Brother - Leonard G Fink

Born - September 19, 1862

Dubuque County, Iowa


Sister - Mary (Fink) Welty

Born - May 11,1864

Dubuque County, Iowa


Brother - William Fink

Born - May1868

Dubuque County, Iowa


Brother - Nicholas Fink

Born - January 3, 1874



FatherGottlieb Fink

Mother - Eva Margaretha (Semert) Fink




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