Stein Says Goodbye

GvFC© Thomas Scherer 2016

Some 2,000 citizens joined the family of Anton-Wolfgang Graf von Faber-Castell last night in Stein, walking silently behind the horse-drawn carriage which bore the Count, to hold vigil at Martin-Luther-Kirche. Members of the fire brigade held torches to illuminate the route:

3758878474© Thomas Scherer 2016

Funeral services will be held at Martin-Luther-Kirche on Friday and a video feed will also be sent to Stein’s town hall, owing to the church’s capacity of only 340 persons. You can read more at, and at

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2 Responses to Stein Says Goodbye

  1. memm says:

    What a sad day, not only for his family, but also for the world of pencils. Thank you for informing us about and showing us pictures from this procession.


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