Date of Death: 10 Apr 1906
Subject: Herbert J. Liesch
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 27 Apr 1906, p. 8
Dr. H. J. Liesch was found dead in his little room at the outskirts of Nodaway at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 10th, 1906. He have [sic] lived in Nodaway about 12 years, and had clerked in the drug store of Lewis Brandt the most of that time. He reported for duty Tuesday morning and left about 10 a.m., and when during the evening he did not return, a search terminated in finding his body. He had fallen across the bed with his next across the foot-rail, and it is thought he choked to death, having fallen in that position while in a fit. He was 52 years old, and drink had made him a wreck. He had no money. His remains were buried in the Nodaway cemetery. He had two sisters in Indiana.