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Hesser, Charles W.
Chas. W. Hesser Dies From Heart Failure.
Charles W. Hesser, aged 73 years, for 25 years a resident of Colorado Springs, died yesterday morning at his home, 711 East Platte avenue. Death was caused by heart trouble.
Mr. Hesser is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. H. E. Gardner, 11 East Platte avenue, Mrs. A. F. Booth of Pueblo, and Mrs. C. A. Fitch of Los Angeles, Cal., and two sons, C. W. Hesser of Cripple Creek and Roy Hesser of Elbert, Colo. Funeral arrangements will not be made until word is received from the daughter in California.
Mr. Hesser was born in Juniata county, Pennsylvania, in 1842 and removed with his parents to Muscatine, in 1854. The family removed to Kansas in 1871 and in 1889. Mr. Hesser came to Colorado Springs. He served for three years in the Civil war and was past commander of Colorado Springs Post No. 22, G. A. R. He was also a member of Camp 7226 M. W. A.
Gazette-Telegraph, Colorado Springs, CO 19 Feb 1915