Robert L. Drechsel, 63, route 3, Sedalia, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Friday Evening. Althought he had been under a doctor's care, his death was unexpected. The Gillespie ambulance was summoned about 8 o'clock, but Mr. Drechsel was dead upon its arrival.

He was born April 15, 1896, in Boonville, son of Charles and Ellen Drechsel. He was married in 1921 to Anna Grace Felten, who survives at the home.

He is also survived by one daughter, Miss Dorothy Ann Drechsel, of the home, and a sister, Mrs. Florence Lee, St. Louis.

He was a member of the Holy Name Society.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Sacred Heart Church. The Rev. F. C. Laurick will officiate. The Holy NameSociety will recite the rosary at the Gillespie Funeral Home at 7:30 Sunday. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.

The body is at the Gillespie Funeral home.

Source: Sedalia Democrat, 14 February 1960