Herman Noll, son of Adam and Matilda Noll, was born in Madison county,
Illinois, August 11, 1877, and departed this life at his home near Sailor
Springs on August 23, 1930, at the age of 53 years and 12 days. He was
confirmed in the German Evangelical church at Marme at the age of 14 and
came with his parents to Sailor Springs when 19 years of age.
He was united in marriage to Clara M. Payne on January 28, 1908. To this union was born four children, one daughter, Velma Kuentzler, and three sons, Harold A., Lowell H. and Lorraine.
He was a kind and loving husband and father, devoted to his home and family, kind to his neighbors and liked to attend church when able. For several years he suffered greatly, but patiently awaited God's will to release his soul.
He leaves to mourn their loss, his faithful companion, four children, his father and mother, two brothers, Leo, of Clay City, Albert, of Decatur, and four sisters, Minnie Faitz, of Trenton, Illinois, Ella Carder, Josephine Franklin and Viola Koyner, all of Sailor Springs; also many neighbors and friends sorrow at his going.
One sister, Mrs. Robert Anderson, and one brother, Edgar, preceded him in death.
There's a beautiful city that lies far away from the earth with its burden of tears.
Where the night never enters but
shadowless day shines on through eternity's years.
And there all our sorrows shall fade as a dream, as we enter the country of rest,
While before us in heavenly beauty shall gleam the mansions prepared for the blest.
Extracted 12 Jun 2017 by Norma Hass from 1930 Pictures and Biographical Sketches of the Business Men of Clay City, Illinois.