From the Chatsworth Plaindealer Chatsworth,Livingston,Illinois
WILLIAM P. FROEBE SEPTEMBER 13, 1895
William P. Froebe died at his late home in Germanville township on Wednesday evening, Sept. 11, at 10:30 o'clock of brain fever. He had been sick less than a week, and his death is very sad. He was born in Tazewell county, Ill, January 18, 1855, and came to his county with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Froebe, in 1856 and has since resided in Germanville township. On February 7, 1882, he was married to Melinda Rehm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Rehm, now residents of this city. He leaves to mourn his sudden death his bereaved wife and four children, his parents and other relatives and many friends. The funeral services were held this (Friday) afternoon at one o'clock from the church in Germanville township, Rev. Reinhart, of Cullom, assisted by a minister from Melvin, officiating, and the remains laid to the final rsting place in the Germanville cemetery.