Clipped from US, Ohio, Elyria, Elyria Chronicle , December 1, 1906

OBITUARYAugust Ehrke died at bis home'onFast avenue, Friday morning at 6:30 o’clock, after a brief illness of two years. He was born in Germany. Jan* uary 18, 1859,' and come to this city In 1S83 ,and has lived here ever since. He was well known In this city and Lorain. He leaves a wife and three children:' Anna, Flora and Arthur to mourn his loss, and a host of friends and relatives. He was well liked by all who'knew him. Funeral service* has not been arranged yet.