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

August Ehrke died at bis home'on'East avenue,'Friday morning at 6:30 o’clock, after it brief illness of two]• iyears. He was born in Germany, Jan*1 v 1nary 18, 1859, and come to this city: In 1883 ,and has lived here ever since. I He was well known in this city and Lorain.' He leaves a wife and three children:' Anna, Flora and Arthur to mourn his lots, and a host of friends and relatives. He was well lilted bv all who'know him. Funeral services has not been arranged yet