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Joseph H. Oberfelder

1927 USPC
5012 Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60615 Delivered to Mandel Brotherts, Chicago, IL
Joseph Oberfelder was born at Council Bluffs, Iowa around 1872.  His family moved to Omaha, NE when he was a kid and then to Chicago in the 1890's, where it appears he lived the remainder of his life.
At the time the chips were ordered his residence was 5012 Woodlawn Ave. (living with his widowed sister Mae Spiegel's family--of Spiegel's, the mail order catalog).  He doesn't appear to have ever married.  Mae Spiegel's grandson Arthur H. Spiegel, III is still alive (age 70 as of 3/2010).

Below is J.H.Oberfelder's obituary of October 17, 1961.


Wild times aboard the Marj III - Chicago Tribune Sept 20, 1926