LUETJENS, Tjark Henry
Tuesday, July 24, 1929
Henry Luitjens is the Victim of Excessive Heat
Was Stricken While Shocking Grain and Death Followed About an Hour Later
Mr. Henry Luitjens, one of the young farmers of Milford township, living about three and one-half miles north of Denison, was the victim of the excessive heat last Wednesday. He was shocking grain during the afternoon and about 6:30 was stricken. His cousin, Geo. Luitjens, accompanied him from the field, but he collapsed before reaching home. Mrs. Luitjens was notified and was at his side shortly. A doctor was called, but nothing could be done for him and death came about 7:15 o'clock. The deceased was a prominent young farmer and was known by a wide circle of friends for his integrity and industry. He was a kind father, a loving husband and a helpful neighbor. His untimely death is a shock to his many friends, who will ever remember him kindly. Tjark Henry Luitjens was born in Goodrich township, July 22, 1901, and was 27 years, 11 months and 25 days of age at the time of his death. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Luitjens. He was confirmed April 1, 1917, in the Lutheran faith at Denison and became a voting member of Zion's Lutheran church in Denison January 1, 1923. He was married to Miss Bertha Noelk, of Arcadia, January 24, 1922, and this union was blessed with five children, three of whom died in infancy. The living are Harold and Ladonna. Besides his sorrowing wife and children he leaves to mourn his demise his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Luitjens; on sister, Martha, Mrs. Henry Lackman; aged grandfather, Tjark Luitjens; mother-in-law, Mrs. Mary Noelk of Arcadia, other relatives and many friends. His funeral was held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Schnoor and Koch Funeral chapel, the Rev. William Frese officiated and interment followed in the Lutheran cemetery.
PRUSSING, Wilbert Henry
Charter Oak - Ute NEWSpaper July 25, 2002
Wilbert Henry Prussing was born on January 19, 1931, the son of Henry and Marie Kollbaum Prussing. He died Saturday, June 22, 2002 at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison, Iowa, at the age of seventy-one years, five months and three days.
Wilbert was born on the same farm southwest of Schleswig, Iowa that his father was born on. He was baptized in Christ on March 1, 1931 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig and later confirmed there on April 14, 1946. He received his education at the Morgan Township No. 7 School near Schleswig.
On September 14, 1951, Wilbert was united in marriage to Julia Faye Feddersen at the Zion Lutheran Parsonage in Denison, Iowa by Rev. Carl Schmidt. The couple made their home on a farm southwest of Schleswig and were blessed with the birth of seven children. In 1958 they had a farm sale due to Wilbert's health. For a short time Wilbert went to work for Herb's Mobile Service Station as a tank wagon driver. In 1959, they moved to Ricketts where Wilbert worked for Minert Jensen Trucking and later for Philip Rabe and Seils Trucking, making many trips to Chicago with livestock and bringing steel back from Indiana. In 1964, they moved to Charter Oak, where Wilbert worked for Vernon Leeper and Leonard Keating Trucking Firm. On July 14, 1965, Wilbert started working as a patrol operator for Crawford County, until his retirement on June 3, 1993.
Wilbert was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Charter Oak. He was also a member of the Ricketts and Charter Oak Volunteer Firemen Department and received the Fireman of the Year Award in 1984. Wilbert was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who loved spending time with his family and his dog, Snuggles. He enjoyed camping, fishing, bird watching, sporting events, dancing and socializing with friends. The couple was honored to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in September of 2001.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one grandson, Derek Robert Prussing, one great-granddaughter, Arionna Harris, his parents-in-law, Meinhard and Henny Feddersen, two brothers-in-law, Leonard Hagemann and James Waldemar, and one sister-in-law, Gloria Feddersen. Survivors include his wife, Julia Faye of Charter Oak; two sons, Roger and his wife, Linda of Ida Grove; Douglas and his wife Kelli of Denison; five daughters, Darla Neubauer of Charter Oak; Rhonda Lopez and her husband Geno of Denison; Cathy Ray of Canyon City, Colorado; Cheryl Hardy and her husband, Dennis of Woodbine; Lana Jo Barnhouse and her husband, Steve of Denison; twenty-one grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one step-granddaughter; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Margaret Hagemann; Maxine Garrett and husband, Alan; John Feddersen, all of Denison; Betty Guy and husband, Merlin of Audubon; Elfrieda Waldemar of Carroll; Jenny Lambert of California; Hans Feddersen and wife, Mary of Ida Grove; Joleen Vincent and her husband, Ron of Liberal, Kansas; Ronald Feddersen and wife, Barbara of Brighton, Colorado; many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at St. John Lutheran Church in Charter Oak, Iowa. Rev. L.C. Gebhardt officiated the services and grave side rites held at Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig, Iowa. Organist Art Beeck provided accompaniment for soloist Ashley Fries as she sang "Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound", and for congregational hymns "How Great Thou Art", and "Asleep in Jesus! Blessed Sheep". Those serving as honorary pallbearers were: Devin Vandemark, Brandon Hardy, Daniel Prussing, and Tyler Prussing. Those serving as pallbearers were: Scott Neubauer, Michael Sliefert, Jesse Hardy, Nathan Prussing, Hans Feddersen, and Gary Wellner. The family invited everyone in attendance to join them in fellowship and lunch served by the Ladies Aid. The Huebner Funeral Home in Charter Oak was in charge of arrangements.
Otto, son of August and Caroline Tank Schroeder, was born June 20, 1896 near Westside, in Crawford County, Iowa. He attended the rural schools near his home. As a young man Otto farmed with his father and later with his brother, George.
During World War I Otto served with the United States Army. He was one of only two surviving veterans of the Great War living in the Manning area.
On February 5, 1930 Otto was united in marriage with Elsie Kusel. They lived in the Westside area where Otto worked on farms until 1952 when they came to Manning. Otto was employed at the Priebe Hatchery and later the G & R Hatchery.
Otto and his wife observed their 50th wedding anniversary on February 5, 1980. Elsie died on February 15, 1980; shortly after her death Otto moved to the Manning Plaza Nursing Home. He died there on Monday morning, March 23, 1992 at the age of 95 years, 9 months, and 3 days.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and by the following brothers and sisters: Clara Petersen, Willie Schroeder, Albert Schroeder, George Schroeder, Alma Meyers, Harry Schroeder, and Herbert Schroeder.
Survivors include his step-son, Glen Kusel and his wife, Arlene, of Manning; four granddaughters: Pam and her husband, Alan Kusel, of Manning; Connie and her husband, Ivan Walter, of Denver, Colorado; Jerilyn Buzzard, of Manning; and Carlys and her husband, Allen Stribe, of Manning; three great-granddaughters; three great-grandsons; two sisters, Hilda Karsten, of Manning and Lolida Wegner, of Manning; a brother-in-law, Herman Kusel, of Omaha, Nebraska; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Otto was a member of the American Legion in Manning and of the United Church at Westside. He was also an honorary member of the Schuetzen Verein.
SCHROEDER, Rudolph A.
Wednesday, February 16, 1994 Clinton, Iowa Herald, Page 9
Rudolf A. "Rudy" Schroeder, 94, of Bryant, died Tuesday in Wyndcrest Nursing Home. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday in Ascension Lutheran Church, Goose Lake, with the Rev. Harvey Grote officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Pape Funeral Home, and from 9:30 a.m. until the service hour Friday at the church. Burial will be in Clinton Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Merle Rathje, Gilbert and Melvin Schroeder, Merwin and Virgil Koch and Wayne Jurgensen. He was born Sept. 24, 1899 in Goose Lake, to Charles and Augusta Husen Schroeder. He married Beulah Scott, Oct. 14, 1961, in Goose Lake. He was a educated in the Goose Lake schools and had farmed his entire life in the Goose Lake, area retiring in 1960. He was a charter member and one of the founders of Ascension Lutheran Chruch, where he served as church treasurer for many years. He was a 50 year member of the Clinton County Farm Bureau and director of Center Grove Cemetery Association of 20 years. Survivors include his wife, Beulah; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Arthur (Bonnie) Marx of Bryant; four stepgrandchildren; and eight step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. Death date: Feb. 15, 1994.
William Schroeder Answers Final Summons
Early Resident of Knox County Passes Away in Kearney Hospital from Disease Contracted in 1930
Funeral Services on Tuesday
William Schroeder was born at Clinton, Iowa, July 30, 1876. In early childhood he moved with his parents to Crawford county where he received his schooling. In 1897 the departed came to Nebraska, locating 7 miles east and 3 miles north of Bloomfield, where he had made his home ever since, with the exception of the years from 1929 to 1935, during which time he lived at Round Lake, Minnesota.
On August 8, 1908, he was united in marriage with Helene Langbehn at Hartington, Nebraska.
The departed had been in poor health for some time past. The signs of his fatal disease appeared first in 1930. On May 18th, only three weeks ago, he was admitted to the hospital at Kearney, where desired help could not be made effective, owing to a heart ailment of which the departed also suffered. Death came to him in the evening of June 5th at the age of 59 years, 10 months and 5 days.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his widow, Helen Schroeder, his aged father, Joachim Schroeder, living at Denison, Iowa; seven brothers, Louis of Aspinwall, Iowa, Thomas and Fred of Denison, Iowa, August and Herman of Round Lake, Minnesota, Henry of Niobrara, Nebraska, and Joe of Lakefield, Minnesota; one sister, Mrs. Herman Schuett, of Bloomfield, Nebraska; and one stepson, Henry Carlson, also of Bloomfield. There are also three grandchildren surviving. His mother, one sister and one brother preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the home in the southeast end of town and at St. Mark's ........(rest of clipping missing)
SCHROEDER, William J.
March 1973 newspaper clipping
Funeral rites for William J. Schroeder of Manilla were held on Tuesday, March 27, at 3 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Manilla. Rev. Ronald E. Meyer officiated with burial in the Manning cemetery. Pallbearers for Mr. Schroeder were LeRoy Dammann, Richard Schilling, Roy Schilling, Wallace Schroeder, and Larry Thomssen.
William J. Schroeder, 74, the son of Louis and Mary Lemster Schroeder, was born October 24, 1898 in Crawford County, Iowa. He attended school at Aspinwall, and was married to the former Rosie Dammann on March 23, 1921 at Denison. The couple made their home in Aspinwall for 30 years. Mr. Schoreder began working for the Milwaukee Railroad in 1917. He served as section foreman in Aspinwall until moving to Manilla in 1934 when he became foreman there. He retired from the railroad in 1963 and continued to live in Manilla, where he was also a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. Early Sunday morning March 25, 1973, he died at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison after a short illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Maggie as a child. Survivors include his wife, two sons, LaVerne Schroeder of Bloomington, Minnesota, and Donald Schroeder of Des Moines; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Shirley) Swanson of Manilla; 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild; one brother, Harry of Aspinwall, three sisters, Mrs. Amanda Claussen, Mrs. Emma Schilling and Mrs. Henry (Florence) Thomssen, all of Aspinwall. Ohde Funeral Home in Manilla was in charge of arrangements.
SCHULTZ, Leona Ann
The Schleswig Leader, June 13, 2002
Age 89 of Schleswig, Iowa
Leona Ann Aldag was born January 25, 1913, the daughter of Fred F. and Louise Nemitz Schultz. She died May 22, 2002, at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison, Iowa at the age of eighty-nine.
Leona was born on the family farm in Hanover Township, Crawford County, Iowa. She was baptized at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hanover and was also confirmed there on April 10, 1927. She received her education at the Hanover Parochial School. On May 16, 1938, Leona was united in marriage to Theodore A. Aldag at the Lutheran Parsonage in Carroll, Iowa. The couple made their home on the family farm and was blessed with the birth of three children. In 1970, the couple retired from farming and moved to Schleswig. In 1996, Leona entered Eventide Lutheran Home.
She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family. Her hobbies included gardening and tending to her flowers, quilting, and sewing. She also enjoyed playing cards and belonged to several card clubs. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig where she taught Sunday School for fifteen years and was a life-long member of Ladies Aid, in which she held several offices.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters: Gertrude Schultz, Lydia Hollander, Edna Kastner and Lillie Johnson; one brother, Harold Schultz; one son-in-law, John Winsor. Survivors include: her husband, Theodore of Schleswig; two daughters, Janice Winsor of Kearney, Nebraska, and JoAnn Clausen and her husband, Larry of Schleswig; one son, James Aldag and his wife, Lorna, of Alma, Nebraska; nine grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Vernie Gronau of Kiron, and Vernis Aldag of Schleswig; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at Immanuel Lutheran church in Schleswig, Iowa. Rev. Merle Mahnken officiated the service and grave side rites held at Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig. Marlene Hight provided the organ accompaniment for congregational hymns "Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me", "Jesus Lives!" The Victory's Won" and "I'm But a Stranger Here." Those serving as pallbearers were: Jeanine Giddings, Grant Clausen, Gerrad Clausen, Jennifer Kolar, Greg Clausen, Travis Aldag, Toni Meyers, Troy Aldag and Beth Smith. The family invited everyone in attendance at the service to join them in fellowship and lunch at the church, served by the Ladies Aid. The Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig was in charge of arrangements.
ASTORIA - Neal A. Schisler, 62, of 1224 W. Maple Ave. South, Springfield, formerly of Astoria, died at 12:10 p.m. Friday, May 8, 1998, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Born May 28, 1935, in Prairie City to Paul and Vera Hickle Schisler, he married Nelda Hunter on Dec. 23, 1956, in Astoria. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Stephen (Debra) Dickman of Meredosia and Mrs. David (Cindy) Casebeer of North Point, Ala.; one sister, Barbara Morey of Anna; his stepfather, Louis Ebbert of Rushville; two stepsisters, Shirley Crumley of Canton and Judy Jones of Rushville; and three grandchildren. His parents preceded him in death. He was a technical sergeant in the Air Force, serving from June 6, 1954, to July 1, 1974. He was a financial analyst for the state of Illinois Department of Insurance. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the American Trap Association.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Marianna Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the memorial home. Burial will be in South Fulton Cemetery in Astoria. Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association of Morgan and Scott Counties, 1600 W. Walnut, P.O. Box 219, Jacksonville ,IL 62651.
Siebert, Wilma D (Metzger)
Wilma D. Siebert
SPRINGFIELD - Wilma Delores Siebert, 67, of Springfield died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 14, 1933, in Springfield, the daughter of Frank and Helen Ralph Metzger. She married William Joseph Siebert in 1955.
Mrs. Siebert, a lifelong resident of Springfield, was a pharmacy technician for Medical Arts Pharmacy, retiring after 30 years. She also was a member of St. James Church in Riverton.
Survivors: husband, William; two sons, Phillip F. (wife, Karen) Siebert of Palatine and Michael J. (wife, Stacey) Siebert of Riverton; two daughters, Lori P. (husband, Chuck) Landgrebe and Denise "Boo" (husband, Mike) Miller, both of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; two sisters, Helen M. Wilkins and Lauretta (husband, Hal) Hildebrand, both of Springfield; several uncles and aunts; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. James Church in Riverton, the Rev. Robert Becker, the Very Rev. John A. Renken, VG and the Very Rev. Kenneth C. Steffen officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.