Taken From the Henry News Republican
January 14, 1915
Frederick Zilm, a 67 year old resident of La Rose, died at the Proctor hospital in Peoria, Thursday morning at 5:30 o'clock from heart trouble. The funeral services were held at the German Lutheran church in La Rose Sunday, Rev. William Rudolph, pastor of that church officiating.
Frederick Zilm was born in Mocklenburg, Schwerin, Germany, Feb. 31, 1846. He married Fredericke Koch in his native country, and to them were born the following children, who survive: Herman, Ewald, Walter, Arthur, Laura, Frederick and Raymond, Mrs. George Miller, all of La Rose and Mrs. J. Wink of Fairbury. The deceased was a brother to William Zilm, deceased, who was a brother-in-law to teh late Theodore Noll, father of Jacob, John, Michael and other brothers well known here.
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