April 30 (Thursday) 1908. Death of Nicholas _____ Kill, husband of Elizabeth _____ Rahrig Kill, he was 73 years, 3 months and 9 days old.
May 1 (Friday) 1908. NICHOLAS KILL. –
Former Well Known Landeck [Ohio] Man Died Thursday, in Lima Funeral Monday. –
The news of the death of Nicholas Kill, at his home in South Lima, reached Delphos, Thursday afternoon, his demise having occurred at noon Thursday. Death was due to paralysis, with which he was stricken five weeks ago. Mr. Kill was 73 years old, and leaves a widow and seven children. Three children preceded him to death. Mrs. Dominic Bonifas, Mrs. J. J. Falter and an infant child. The surviving children are Vincent Kill, of Lima; Joseph Kill, Landeck; Sylvester, Oklahoma; Mrs. Wm. Hotz, Landeck; Mrs. Adolphus Davis, Delphos; Mrs. F. J. Pohlman, Landeck; Louis Kill, Lima. Mr. Kill was a native of Luxemburg, Germany, and came to America in 1850, making his home on a farm near Landeck until six years ago, when he moved to Lima. Mr. Kill was well known all over this section of the state as a man of honor in all his business dealings. He was successful as an agriculturalist, and when the Landeck oil field was opened, engaged in that industry, with marked success. Mr. Kill was a frequent visitor in Delphos, and was known to almost everyone. Funeral services will be held over the remains at St. John’s church, in South Lima, at 8:30 o’clock Monday morning, and the remains will be brought to Delphos on the electric line, and conveyed from here to Landeck, where they will be interred in the Catholic cemetery at that place.
[Delphos Daily Herald]
May 2 (Saturday). NICHOLAS KILL PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME IN LIMA. ---
Nicholas Kill, an aged and well known resident of Allen county died at his home in Lima at noon Thursday. Mr. Kill is well known in Delphos and surrounding country, having been a resident of near Landeck for many years. Mr. Kill suffered a stroke or paralsis five weeks ago and has been in critical condition since that time, and grew gradually weaker until death resulted at the time stated above. Mr. Kill was 73 years old. He was born in Luxemburg, Germany and came to this country in 1850. He located on a farm near Landeck, where he remained until six years ago when he moved to Lima to reside. He leaves a widow and seven children, Vincent and Louis Kill, of Lima, Sylvester Kill, of Oklahomak Jos. Kill, Mrs. Wm.Hotz and Mrs. F. Pohlman, of near Landeck, and Mrs. A. Davis, of Delphos. He was preceded in death by three daughters [as shown] Mrs. Dominic Bonifas, Mrs. J. J. Falter and Katie, who died in infancy.
Funeral services over the remains will be conducted at St. John’s Catholic church in South Lima, Monday morning, at 8:30 o’clock, and the remains will be brought here over the traction line and taken to Landeck for burial in the Catholic cemetery.
[Delphos Twice-A-Week Courant]