Michael Pritzel

The Payette Independent
Thursday, April 09, 1925


Michael Pritzel was born in Austria, July 19, 1872, and died at his home south of Fruitland Monday morning at 2:25 following a week's illness of flu and pneumonia. He had been in poor health for about a year before. Twenty years ago he and his wife came to the United States and settled in Wisconsin, moving to Fruitland 12 years ago. Twelve children were born to this union, one son dying last summer and another about two years ago. His wife, six sons and four daughters survive him, also his mother and seven sisters in Austria. Funeral services were held from the Catholic Church in Ontario, Wednesday morning and interment made in the Catholic cemetery.