Carl F. Heywang

b. August 1899
  • Carl F. Heywang was born in August 1899 in New York.
  • Charles Heywang and Maria Elisabeth Fink appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 1339 Michigan Avenue. Other members of the household included Carl F. Heywang.
  • Charles Heywang and Maria Elisabeth Fink appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 2402 Ontario Avenue and boarding in the household. Mrs. Fredrick Berger, age 66, a widow.. Other members of the household included Carl F. Heywang, Margaret Heywang, Louise M. Heywang and Samuel K. Ade.
  • The following appeared on 22 May 1916 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: The funeral services of Konrad Fink were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family home at No. 915 Niagara avenue and at 2:30 o'clock from the Zion Lutheran Church, the Rev. Herman Brezing officiating. Interment was made in Oakwood cemetery. The bearers were seven grandsons of the deceased: Samuel Ade, Walter Fink, Walter Haeberle, George Fink, Fred Fink, Carl Heywang and George Haeberle.
         Despite the bad weather a large number of the friends of Mr. Fink and the family attended the funeral at the church to pay their last respects. A large representation from Niagara Falls Lodge No. 81 I. O. O. F. and the Board of Directors of the People's Bank were present and the large number of floral tributes attested the esteem in which Mr. Fink was held.
         The Board of Directors of the People's Bank met in their office on Saturday night and drew up the following resolution on the death of their fellow director:
         "At a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Peoples Bank of Niagara Falls held this day, the members of the board with profound sorrow place on record the death of Mr. Konrad Fink, their late associate and beloved friend.
         "In the death of Konrad Fink, there is removed from life the last member of the original Board of Directors of this institutiion. For thirty years Mr. Fink served the interests of htis bank with perfect loyalty and just estimate of his responsibilities; punctual in attendance at meetings of the directorate, his amiable disposition and lovable qualities assured him of the esteem and affection of his associates who feel a deep sense of loss in his death.
         "Our friend will be greatly missed from the councils of this board, and as a tribute to his memory and appreciation of long and valued service it is ordered that this minute be entered on the record of our proceedings, and a copy thereof forwarded to the bereaved family."
  • The following appeared on 23 November 1926 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Charles Heywang, 56 years old, died unexpectedly of heart disease at 8:30 o'clock last night at his home, 2402 Ontario avenue. He had been ailing for more than a month but his illness was not considered dangerous. He was motoring with his son Carl when stricken. His unexpected death is a severe shock to his family and has caused sorrow among his wide circle of friends throughout the city.
         Mr. Heywang was a lifelong resident of this city and for several years was a trusted and popular employe of the Niagara Falls Power company. He was a member of the Woodmen of the World, Niagara Falls Lodge No. 81, I. O. O. F., and the 42d Separate company Veterans' association. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Heywang; a son, Carl F. Heywang, two daughters, Mrs. Ennis Oliphant and Miss Louise Heywang, all of this city; and a brother, Fred, and a sister, Anna, both of New York.
         Funeral services will be held at the home at 3 o'clock, Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Herman Brezing, Zion Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.
  • The following appeared on circa 19 January 1941 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: (Niagara Falls, Jan. 18) One of the busiest career women in this city is Miss Elsa Vorwerk of Ontario Avenue.
         Daytime she is purchasing agent at the Niagara Falls Wall Paper Company, one of the large plants here. Evenings she frequently devotes to mimeographing of church bulletins and other material. Week-ends she is choir director and soprano at Pierce Avenue Presbyterian Church. /P/ And at the moment, in addition to all this, she has a special project to command attention. It is the massed choir concert to be given at the Pierce Avenue Church Tuesday night, February 11th, under auspices of the Falls branch of the Buffalo Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
         She is program chairman for the event, and is arranging to brigh together that night several units, such as the choir of the First Baptist Church, which is under direction of Florence Tschabold Smith; that at St. James Methodist Church, of which Eleanore Schweitzer is leader; First Evangelical, where Miss Olive Eberling is musical director; Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church, Felix Hartwig; First Methodist, Robert Pearsonk, and Zion Evangelical Lutheran, Carl Heywang. The individual directors will lead in their own presentations, and Helen Clement Martin in the group offering of Haydn's The Heavens are Telling. Robert W. Stirling will be accompanist.
         There are family musical traditions surrounding Miss Vorwerk. Not unusual is it therefore, she insists, that she not only sings but plays the organ and composes sacred melodies.
  • The following appeared on 30 July 1951 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Elizabeth M. Heywang, 78, died early today at Memorial hospital after a short illness.
         Mrs. Heywang was formerly a longtime resident at 2402 Ontario avenue. She moved to Dickerson road, Ransomville, a year ago.
         Funeral services for Mrs. Heywang will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Gridley Funeral home. The Rev. Arthur H. Schmoyer, D.D., pastor of Zion Evangelical church, will conduct the services.
         Born in this city, Mrs. Heywang was the daughter of the late Conrad and Margaret Walters Fink, members of early Niagara Falls families. She was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran church and a charter member of the Martha society of that church.
         Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Oliphant, Ransomville, and Mrs. Louise M. Kirby, Lewiston; a son, Carl F. Heywang; two sisters, Mrs. George Haeberle and Miss Dora Fink; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
         Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.
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