Davis, Ollivine (Foster)
BEARDSTOWN - Ollivine V. Davis, 86, of 900 W. Sixth St., Apt. 4A, died at 9:42 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2000, at Heritage Manor South.
Born Aug. 31, 1913, in Beardstown to Harry and Margaret Ryan Foster, she married Albert "Al" Davis in 1943. He died Aug. 16, 1974. One brother and two sisters also preceded her in death. Surviving are one sister, Rozella Wessel of Beardstown; three nephews, six nieces; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
She and her husband owned and operated Arrow Restaurant from 1945 to 1963. She also was a cook at Myers Nursing Home for many years. She was a past president of Business and Professional Women, Beardstown Emblem Club 474, and Virginia Country Club Women's Golf League. She was a member of St. Alexius Catholic Church, where she once assisted the nuns in teaching catechism. She also was a member of its Altar and Rosary Society.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at her church. A recitation of the rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. today at Sager Funeral Home with family meeting friends after the rosary service until 8:30 p.m. Burial will be in St. Alexius Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to her church or to Beardstown Library.
Davis, Sarah (Sears/Sayers)
MRS. SARAH DAVIS AGE 87 YEARS DIED MONDAY
Mrs. Sarah Davis, an aged and highly respected lady, died Monday morning at 6:30 o’clock at the home of her son Fred Davis, two miles southwest of Astoria. Death was due to infirmities of advanced age.
Mrs. Davis was born in Astoria Township on April 21, 1844. She had resided in this township all her life.
The deceased was a daughter of George W. and Hannah Sears. She was united in marriage to William Davis in March 1862. Her husband died October 28, 1904. To this union eleven children were born, namely: George W. deceased, J. Grant Davis, Canton, Sarah and Albert, deceased, Mrs. Louisa Bryan, Littleton, Mrs. George Craig, Astoria, Charles Davis, Adair, John H. Davis, Woodland, Fred Davis, Enoch Davis, and Lemuel Davis, all of Astoria.
Besides her children she is survived by the following: sisters Mrs. Thomas Furnace of Vermont and Mrs. Wesley Sears of Table Grove.
Mrs. Davis was a life long member of the United Brethren church.
Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the U. B. Church, conducted by Rev. W. R. Sertzinger. Interment in the Oak Grove cemetery.
Argus Searchlight Astoria, Illinois 1/6/1932
William Davis, an aged and well known resident of near Baders, died Saturday, Oct. 29. Mr. Davis was born in Coehoetion County, Ohio, Sept. 22nd, 1833. In the year of 1854 he came to Astoria in which community he has since lived. He was married to Miss Sarah Sayers in the year 1863. To them were born eleven children, two sons and one daughter having preceded him to the spirit world. In 1889 he united with the United Brethren church and has been a true follower of Jesus.
He has been a faithful and devoted husband and a loving and tender father. He leaves to mourn his loss, an aged companion, two daughters, six sons and friends unnumbered by the score. The funeral was held at Oak Grove church, officiated by Rev. Albright, assisted by Rev. Baer and Miller. The remains were laid to rest in the Oak Grove cemetery.
We desire to thank the many kind friends who so willingly assisted us in our recent sad affliction. Your kindness shall never be forgotten.-Mrs. Davis and Children
Astoria Argus 11/2/1904
Dibert, M. C.
M. C. Dibert, 91, Dies This Morning, Services Incomplete
M. C. Dibert, 91, of 85 West Vine street, died this morning in the Graham Hospital, where he was admitted on Feb. 24, following a fall in which he suffered a fractured left hip.
Born in Banner township on Feb. 5, 1862 a son of Jacob and Eliza (Ritchey) Dibert, he was married on Nov. 2, 1886 in Canton to Elizabeth Jones, who survives. One niece, Mrs. C. Lee Martin, 214 West Pine Street also survives.
A retired farmer, he had lived in Canton since his retirement 32 years ago.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but will be announced by Sebree’s. It has been requested that flowers be omitted. Friends my call at Sebree’s after 4 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery.
Canton Daily Ledger
March 3, 1953
LORENZEN, Adeline Christina
Obtained from December 7, 1939 Denison Bulletin, Denison, Iowa
Mrs. Jurgen Petersen, a long time resident of Denison, passed away at her home in Denison this Thursday morning at 5:05 o'clock. Mrs. Petersen fell last week at the home of her son, Peter W. Petersen, of near Schleswig, breaking her hip, following which she was brought to her home in Denison. Funeral services will be held on Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at the Lutheran church in charge of the Rev. C.W. Schmidt.
The Denison Bulletin, December 14, 1939
Mrs Jurgen Petersen, nee Adeline Christine Lorenzen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lorenz Lorenzen, was born Aug 2, 1860 in Horsebuhl, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Here in early infancy she was baptized and later confirmed in the Lutheran faith. At the age of thirteen she came to America with her parents, making her home with them in Clinton county. After three years they came to reside in Crawford county. She was united in holy wedlock with Jurgen Petersen in 1877, a union that was blessed with eleven children, four of whom preceded their mother in death. After their marriage, Mr and Mrs Petersen resided on their farm in Paradise township until 1916 when they came to make their home in Denison. After being in Denison for only a very short time, Mr Petersen was claimed by sudden death. The last twelve years of her life, the departed spent in the same home with her daughter, Mrs Henry Christiansen. On Wednesday, Nov 29, while visiting in the home of her son, Peter, near Schleswig, the departed suffered a severe injury by an unfortunate fall. Brought to her home in Denison, other complications set in which claimed her life on Thursday morning, Dec 7, at the age of 79 years, 4 months and 5 days. Surviving are five sons: Amos, Peter, Chris, August and Emil, all of Denison; two daughters, Mrs Mollie Christiansen of Denison and Mrs Marie Klinker of Colorado Springs, Colo; forty grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs Anna Boyens, of Denison. Funeral services were held at Zion Lutheran church on Sunday afternoon in charge of the Rev C W Schmidt. Here her many friends filled the large church as a final tribute. Grandsons of the departed served as pallbearers. Interment was made in Morgan township cemetery.
Those from a distance attending the funeral of Mrs. Petersen at Denison Sunday were: Mrs. John Klinker and daughter, Shirley, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Amos Petersen and daughter, Annie, and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Petersen of Fertile, Minn.; Henry Lassen and Mr. and Mrs Fred Witt and son, of Delmar; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Tedjie of Boone; Mr. and Mrs. George Siensen and son ??en and daughter, Margaret, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Siensen, Mrs. Dora ?ensen and son, John, all of Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Tadsen and son Chris and Mrs. Malinda Olson of Wall Lake; Mr. and Mrs. John Tadsen of Vail; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Oldsen of Ames; ?illie Siensen of Arthur; Mrs. Louise Siensen and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wellendorf of Ida Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Julius Christiansen of Lake Park; Mr. and Mrs. John Wiese, son Andrew and daughter, ??ice and Maxine of Flandreau, S.D.; and Mr. and Mrs. John Ja?osen and Amos Hollander of Lake Park.
LORENZEN, Andreas B.
Denison Review Sept 30, 1925
AND. B LORENZEN DIES AT HIS LONG BEACH, CAL., HOME
Former Denison Citizen, Father of Mrs Louie Evers, Passes away,Tuesday, September 29
HE WILL BE BURIED HERE
Deceased, With Wife and Son Moved to California About Seven Years Ago--Was Ill Since May
Louie Evers received a telegram Tuesday morning from Andrew Lorenzen of Long Beach, Calif., announcing the death of A. B. Lorenzen, who died at his home in Long Beach at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 29. The telegram also stated that Mrs. Lorenzen and Andrew would bring the remains to Denison, leaving Long Beach Thursday at 5:15 p.m. The funeral will probably be held Sunday at 2 o'clock from the home of Louie Evers, 223 West Chestnut street.
Mr. Lorenzen was taken ill last spring and in May, Mrs. Evers, his daughter, went to Long Beach and remained with her father ten weeks, after which time Mr Lorenzen was very much better. Of late, however he had not been so well.
Mr Lorenzen was well known in Crawford county where he lived for so many years. When he and his family first came to Crawford county they settled on a farm in Goodrich township where they resided for a number of years. He was then elected county treasurer, and filled that office for six years. Retiring from the office he entered the Bank of Denison and occupied a responsible position in that institution for twenty years. About seven years ago he retired from active business and he and his wife and youngest son moved to California and Long Beach, where he purchased a fine home, and had been able to enjoy the comforts of such a home and the climate of California to the fulllest extent.
He leaves to mourn his death his wife and five children, Lorenz, of Gilmore City: Mrs. J. B. Weiss, of Brookings, S.D.: Mrs. Louie Evers, of Denison: Mrs. P. C. Hollander, of Schleswig, and Andrew, of Long Beach. He also leaves two sisters, Mrs Henry Boyens and Mrs. Jurgen Petersen, of Denison.
Mr. Lorenzen was a man of the strictest integrity, a friend of the needy, a loving husband and fond father, a man in whom everyone placed the utmost confidence, and his passing will be deeply regretted by hundreds of friends in all parts of Crawford county.
A. B. LORENZEN IS BURIED IN MORGAN CEMETERY SUNDAY
Body Brought From Long Beach, Arriving Here Sunday Morning - Funeral at 2 O'Clock
MASONS ATTENDED IN A BODY
Funeral Held at Home of Daughter, Mrs. Louie Evers, Rev. Hamlin of Presbyterian Church Officiating
The body of Andreas B. Lorenzen, who died at his home in Long Beach and mention of which was made in last week's issue of the Review, was brought to Denison, Sunday morning and taken to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Louie Evers, at Anthony and Chestnut Streets and the funeral was held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. The attendance of sorrowing friends was very large, all eager to in that manner show their respects the the departed. The Masonic Order to which Mr. Lorenzen was a member attended to the body, and held Masonic Services both ath the house and at the cemetery.
The floral offerings were profuse and very beautiful, there being many pieces coming from California and other points. A male quartet rendered appropriate music, accompanied on the pianio by Mrs. Margorie Boslough. Rev. R. E. Hamlin of the First Presbyterian Church preached the sermon, after which the body was taken to the Morgan Township cemetery for interment. There was a large number accompanied the body to its last resting place.
Andreas. B. Lorenzen was born July 12, 1853, in Horsbuel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. At the age of 18 years he came to America and found employment on a farm near Chicago. In the fall of 1871, just prior to the big fire, he left Chicago and located at Clinton, Iowa . Four years later come to Crawford County.
In 1880 he was united in marriage to Miss Johanna Christiansen. To this union seven children were born , five of whom are still living. Carl and Albert died of diphtheria at the ages of six and four years. Mr. and Mrs. Lornenzen lived in Goodrich Township and in Denison until July, 1920, when they moved to Long Beach, Calif., accomopanied by their youngest son, A. B. Lorenzen, Jr. At the time of his death Mr Lorenzen was 72 years of age.
The wife and all the living children where present at the funeral. Mrs. Lorenzen and her son, Andrew, will remain in Denison for a month before returning to California.
KARSTEN, William Harvey
William Harvey "Bill" Karsten was born June 15, 1894 in Manning, Carroll County, Iowa, the son of the late Peter Karsten and Anna (Opperman) Karsten. He was raised and received his education in the Manning community. He later moved to Vergil, South Dakota where he lived for a few years, before returning to Manning. He joined the United States Army on May 27,1918, having served during World War I, in the Machine Gun Company, 349th Infantry, 88th Division. He served until June 10, 1919 when he received his discharge at Camp Dodge, Iowa. In 1924 he moved to Oregon, settling in Salem. He was united in marriage to Elsie Atwood King on April 17,1927 at Shaw, Oregon, east of Salem. Following their marriage they resided in Salem until the Depression years when they lived at Valsetz, Toledo and later returned to Salem. He was preceded in death by his wife Elsie, on October 6, 1946, after celebrating over 19 years of marriage. On April 30,1954 he was united in marriage to Esther Archer Ulvin at Eugene, Oregon. Following their marriage they resided in Salem, Albany and in the early 1970's they moved to Roseburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther, on March 24, 1986 after celebrating over 31 years of marriage. Mr. Karsten moved to the Forest View Care Center in 1986 and had been a guest there since. He worked in the Sawmill and Papermill Industry during most of his life. Mr. Karsten worked for the Oregon Pulp and Paper Mill as a green chain worker in the sawmills and a barker in the paper mill for a number of years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #661 in Salem. Among his special interests he enjoyed gardening. Mr. Karsten was preceded in death by one daughter, Beverly A. Paccorette on February 25, 1982. Mr. Karsten died Friday afternoon, March 20, 1987 at the Forest View Care Center in Forest Grove following an extended illness. He is survived by three sons, Mel Karsten of Cornelius, Oregon; Lee Karsten of Sumner, Washington; and Bill Karsten of Eugene, Oregon. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Debi, Chuck, Alan, Mike, Katie and Randy Karsten; Cindy Loran; and Kathy Roumonda; five great-grandchildren, Jamie, Jacob and Jennelle Loran; Ryan and Alicia Roumonanda; and Sabrina Karsten; and numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends and neighbors.
KARSTENS, Jacob Peter
Peter Karstens, who resides down near Botna died at his home Jan. 3 at 2pm. He had been suffering for more than a year with rheumatism and kidney trouble and everything was done for him that could be, but nothing seemed to do him much good. Mr. Karstens was a good, honest, kind hearted man and leaves many friends besides his wife and eight children to morn his loss. He was born September 7, 1866 at Brunsbuttel, Suieder Dithmarschen, Holstein, Germany. He came with his parents to America in the year of 1882 and came direct to Carroll County, where he has since lived. He was married September 15, 1893 to Anna Opperman. Nine children have been born to them, of which eight are still living. He was 42 years, 3 months and 19 days old at the time of his death. He leaves has aged father and mother, five brothers and five sisters to morn his loss, besides his wife and eight children. The funeral was held from the home on Wednesday, Jan. 6th and the remains were interned in the Manning cemetery followed by large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends.