Mr. W. S. D. Wikle

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
January 14, 1897, Page 1
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Mr. W. S. D. Wikle.

This Ex-citizen of Cartersville, Dies in Atlanta Last Sunday.

Mr. W. S. D. Wikle died at his home in Atlanta on last Sunday at 1:30 o’clock. He was 60 years of age. He was a brother of Judge J. R. Wikle and Mr. J. L. Wikle of this city. Mr. Wikle had been complaining of ill health for some little time. Complications latterly set up, pneumonia developed and caused his death.

Mr. Wikle had long been a member of the Methodist church and was an exemplary man. He had long been identified with the printing business. He lived in Cartersville from 1870 to 1873, being one of the publishers of the Standard and afterwards of the Standard and Express. From 1874 to 1877 he published the Cedartown Record. Afterwards he went to Macon where he was connected with the Telegraph. He instituted the business of making printers rollers in Macon and moved his business to Atlanta, where he conducted it up to his death.

Mr. Wikle leaves a wife and two sons and two daughters who survive him. The remains were brought to this city on Tuesday morning and were laid to rest in Oak Hill cemetery.

The burial service was conducted by Rev. B. P. Allen. A large number of relatives and Cartersville friends attended the burial.


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