George Grimm & Anna Trausch Wedding Cake - 1907

Our thanks to members Carol Walker & Thom Reed for identifying this cake
which
originally appeared as the September 2020 Mystery Photo!

September 2020 Mystery Photo

George F Grimm married Anna Trausch on April 17, 1907.

Anna was born on April 3, 1882 in Peoria, IL and died on January 24, 1953.

George was born on October 3, 1881 in Washington IL and died on June 28, 1970 in Peoria.
He is buried in Saint Joseph's Cemetery in West Peoria.

A Peoria city directory lists both the
George Grimm residence and Grimm's Bakery
at 732 Howett Street in Peoria.

George owned Grimm's Bakery which explains such an elaborate cake!!

Photograph by Peoria photographer Frederick William Erler.