The Daily Herald, Chicago IL

June 1, 1901

Quincy Minister Drops Dead

Rev. Louis Zahn, pastor of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, died suddenly of paralysis of the heart at Quincy. He was delivering an address at the corner stone laying of St. Jacobi new school, when he sank to the platform and expired in the presence of 2,000 people. Deceased was born in Germany, and came to this country in 1866. He formerly preached at Nokomis and Secori_, coming to Quincy nine years ago. He leaves a widow and one daughter.

SourceThe Daily Herald, Chicago, Jun 1, 1901