Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Lawrence H. Hertlein

Lawrence H. Hertlein was the son of Oscar and Amelia (Ernst) Hertlein, born in Ohio in 1892. According to records at Erie County, Ohio Probate Court, in April 1017, Lawrence Hertlein married Aletha Dauch, the daughter of J.J. Dauch and Mary (Wendt) Dauch.

For several years, L. H. Hertlein was associated with the Dauch Manufacturing Company. He wrote an article in Tractor World in October, 1918, entitled The Marketing of a Tractor.

Mrs. Aletha Dauch Hertlein died at the age of 43 on November 29, 1935, after a brief illness. Mr. Lawrence H. Hertlein passed away on February 26, 1965, while on a trip to California. Mr. Hertlein was survived by two sisters, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Lawrence H. Hertlein were held at the Frey Funeral Home, and burial was in Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. The mausoleum of Lawrence H. Hertlein is maintained throughout the year. Pictured below is the Hertlein Mausoleum during the winter months.

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