NEW KNOXVILLE — First United Church of New Knoxville celebrates 175 years this fall with a host of special events including a German buffet and concert on Oct. 26 and a post-service lunch on Oct. 27.
The church, founded in 1838, has served as a place bringing the community together and changing in step with the community, said the Rev. Dr. David Williams, pastor of the church. The first sermons were given in German.
Dale H. Fledderjohn, 90, of New Bremen, died 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen.
He was born on July 14, 1923, near New Knoxville.
He was the son of Silas and Irma (Greber) Fledderjohn.