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PETERSEN, Margaret Sophia
Funeral services for Mrs. Margret S. Albertson, 87, Tampa, FL will be held Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 1:30 p.m. from Concordia Lutheran Church, Rev. Ralph Tellefsen officiating.
Mrs. Albertson died Dec. 2, 1980 at University Community Hospital, Tampa, after a short illness.
She was born Aug. 24, 1893 at Sac City, Iowa to Amos and Christina (Harkson) Petersen. She married Hallard Albertson on Sept. 28, 1914 at Crookston. She had worked as a nurses aid.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Donna) Sunderland, Rt. 3, Park Rapids, MN and Mrs. Charles (Marjorie) Loreno, Tampa, FL; two sisters, Mrs. Joe (Alvina) Overland, Fertile and Mrs. Clarence (Anna) Spenningsby, Valley City, ND; four brothers, Jens Petersen, Bagley; Jerry , Emil and William Petersen, all of Fertile; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, one son and two brothers.
Pallbearers will be Arthur Petersen, Donald Spenningsby, Michael Petersen, Gene Petersen, Theodore Soular, Robert Sunderland.
Organist will be Mrs. Ray Christian. Special music will be Rev. Ralph Tellefsen. Erikson-Vik Funeral Home, Fertile.

PETERSEN, Marvine Peter Detlef
The Schleswig Leader, Thursday, October 26, 2000
Former Member of Many Organizations Dies
Marvine Peter Detlef Petersen was born May 16, 1915, the son of Paul and Emma Heide Petersen. He died Friday, October 13, 2000, at the Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison, Iowa at the age of eighty-five years.

He received his education in the rural school near his home in Goodrich Township, On January 2, 1935 Marvine was united in marriage to Margaret Petersen and they enjoyed sixty-five years of love. They farmed near Schleswig for fifty-four years until retiring and moving to Denson in September of 1997. In February of 1998 Marvine suffered a massive stroke and became a resident at the Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison.

Marvine enjoyed fishing, watching sports, and reading westerns. He took great pride in his family and spent many hours attending his children's , grandchildren's and great grandchildren's school events. He served his community for many years in various responsibilities with the Crawford County Fair Board, County Election Supervisor, Township School Trustee, and School Board.

Marvine was baptized August 30, 1915 and confirmed April 9, 1933 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison. He loved his church family at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig and served as Elder, Trustee and Sunday School Superintendent. He was a member of the Men's Club and Bible Class for many years.

Marvine was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Doris Ann. Survivors include: his beloved wife, Margaret, and sister, Esther Grill of Denison; two daughters, Marlene Ziesman of Eldora and Connie Petersen of St. Paul, Minnesota; one son, Mike Petersen and companion Joan Littleton of Denison; grandchildren, Paulette and her husband, Brett McGreer of Illinois City, Illinois; Clarette Ziesman of Irving, Texas, Wade and his wife Miriam Ziesman of Lancaster, Texas, Myra and her husband, Bob York of Little Rock, Arkansas, Brad and his wife, Melissa Ziesman of Baxter, Iowa, Elaine and her husband, Jake Manship of Eldora, Iowa, Jerod and his wife, Kim Petersen of Schleswig, Iowa, and Keri and her husband, Glenn Winsick of Travis Air Force Base, California. Also surviving are thirteen great grandchildren, two step-great grandchildren, seven brothers-in-law, six sisters-in-law, numerous God-children, nieces, nephews, and beloved friends.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 16, 2000 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig, Iowa. Rev. Merle Mahnken officiated the service and grave side rites held at the Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig. Marlene Hight provided the organ accompaniment for soloist, Wade Ziesman singing, "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" and congregational hymns "How Great Thou Art", "I'm But A Stranger Here" and "Abide With Me". Pallbearers were Loren Petersen, Layne Petersen, Larry Petersen, Dennis Marten, Tim Petersen, Jim Segebart, John Bilsten, Roger Harm, David Grill, Dan Grill and Craig harm. 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 Denison was in charge of arrangements.

Services Held Monday for Mollie Knudson
Mollie Christiansen Knudson was born on May 11, 1896, in Hanover Township, Crawford County, Iowa, the daughter of Jurgen and Adeline Lorenzen Petersen. She died on Friday, March 27, 1981, at the Crawford County memorial Hospital, Denison, Iowa, at the age of 84.
Mollie was raised on a family farm in Hanover Township. She received her formal education in St. Paul's Lutheran school. On June 7, 1916, Mollie was united in marriage to Henry I. Christiansen. They made their home on a farm near the Denison community. Later they moved to Denison. After Mr. Christiansen's death in 1941, Mollie remained in Denison where she raised her family.
In 1956, Mollie was united in marriage to Merle Knudson. During her years of retirement, she continued to make Denison her home.
Mollie was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in the Lutheran faith. she has been a long-time member Zion Lutheran Church in Denison.
In addition to her parents and her first husband Henry, Mollie was preceded in death by one grandson, seven brothers and one sister.
Survivors include, her children: Helen (Mrs. Elmore Bryan) of Bolingbrook, Illinois; Adeline (Mrs. Keto Ettleman) of Dow City; Lucille (Mrs. Forrest Brown) of Ankeny, Iowa; Robert Christiansen of Schleswig; Raymond Christiansen of Ankeny; and Charles Christiansen of Denison. Also by eleven grandchildren, one brother, August Petersen of Denison and one sister, Mrs. Marie Klinker of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Ebbert, John L
John L. Ebbert
John Leonard Ebbert, son of John and Nancy Stambaugh Trone Ebbert, was born Oct. 30, 1888, near Browning. He passed away Sunday afternoon, May 25, 1969, at the Culbertson Memorial hospital where he had been a patient for the past 10 days. He had been in failing health for several years.
He was married to Lillie Goodin August 14, 1913. To this happy union eight children, were born: Victor, Mrs. Doris Prather and Mrs. Leona Smith, all of Rushville; Louis and Mrs. Lucille Curtis, of Ray; and Mrs. Mary Hill of St. Ignace, Mich. Paul who preceded his father in death in 1968, and Barbara Joan in infancy. He was also preceded in death by 19 half brothers and sisters.
John was reared to young manhood near Browning where he was educated and attended church. He lived his entire life in Schuyler County.
Surviving in addition to his widow and children are 24 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Worthington Funeral home, with the Rev. Frank Goodin officiating. Burial was in Christian Neck cemetery.
Rushville Times 6/5/1969

Ebbert, Lillie R (Goodin)
Rites for Mrs. Lillie Ebbert Held Here on Monday
Mrs. Lillie R. Ebbert, 82, died Friday at Culbertson Memorial hospital. Funeral services were held on Monday at Worthington Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wesley Trendle officiating. Burial was in Christian Neck cemetery, north of Rushville.

She was born Sept. 17, 1893, at Elizabethtown, Ky., the daughter of Frank and Debbie Tweddell Goodin. She married John Ebbert on Aug. 14, 1913, in Schuyler County. He preceded her in death May 25, 1969.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Leona Smith of Rushville, Mrs. Lucille Curtis of rural Rushville, Mrs. Mary Hill of St. Ignace, Mich., and Mrs. Doris Prather of Rushville; two sons, Louis of rural Astoria and Victor of Havana; 24 grandchildren; 46 great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Rev. Frank Goodin of Abingdon and James Goodin of Davenport, Iowa; and one sister, Mrs. Maude Wright of Canton. Also preceding her in death were one son, Paul one infant daughter, Joan; and one brother, Herbert.
The peop1e of this community also send sympathy to the family of Lillie Ebbert for the loss of their mother and grandmother.

Umphryes, Grover Cleveland
Funeral Held Tuesday for Grover C. Umphryes, 72, Who Takes own Life (July 9, 1961)

Grover Cleveland Umphryes, 72, lifelong resident of Schuyler county, died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday of a self-inflicted 22 caliber rifle bullet at his home on South Sherman St. in Rushville. His body was found by his wife. He was a farm laborer but had been in ill health and hospitalized several times during the past months.
An inquest was held at 1 p.m. Sunday by Schuyler county coroner, Dr. V. M. Corman at the Roby funeral chapel. The verdict was suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound due to despondency over continued poor health. The jurors were: Wayne Quillen, Jack Moore, Franklyn Young, Wayne Young, Lloyd Schisler and LaVerne Estes.
Funeral services were held Tues­day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Roby funeral chapel, the Rev. Maurice Carner officiating. Bur­ial was in the Good Hope ceme­tery.
Mr. Umphryes was born in Browning Township August 24, 1888 the son of George and Margaret Kalebaugh Umphryes. He was mar­ried to Minnie Thompson in Rush­ville, December 24, 1910.
Survivors besides the wife are seven sons, Orval, Everett and Dawson of Rushville, Lee of Bluff City, Grover Junior and Maurice of Griffith, Ind., and Burton of Ripley; four daughters, Mrs. He­len Davis of San Luis Obispo, Calif., Mrs. Ellen Irwin of Chicago Heights, Mrs. Irene Brubeck of Pekin and Mrs. Patricia Laviolette of Griffith, Ind.; 34 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, one bro­ther, Ephriam Umphryes of Ma­comb and one sister, Mrs. Nora Cummings of Artesia, Calif. A son, Arthur, two brothers and a sister preceded him in death.

Umphryes, Minnie Mae (Thompson)
Mrs. Minnie Osborn

RUSHVILLE Mrs. Minnie Mae Osborn, 71, of Beardstown formerly of Rushville, died at 8:20p.m. Tuesday in Culbertson Memorial Hospital, Rushville, where she was admitted one hour previously.
She was born May 8, 1894, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Joseph and Nancy Skiles Thompson. She was married to Grover Umphryes Dec. 24, 1910, and he died July 9, 1961. On Sept. 19, 1964, she was married to Harry Osborn in Beardstown. He survives along with six: sons, Orval, Everett, Lee and Dawson, all of Rushville, Junior of Griffith, Ind., and Burton Osborn of Ripley; four daughters, Mrs. Helen Davis of Canton, Mrs. Ellen Irwin of Cedar Lake, Ind., Mrs. Irene Brubeck of Pekin, and Mrs. Patricia Laviolette of Griffith, Ind.; one step son, Harley Osborn of Rock Falls; four stepdaughters, Mrs. Mary Leminkul and Mrs. Dorothy Jackson, both of Beardstown. Mrs. Hazel Looker of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Joan Mallicoat of Peoria; 34 grandchildren: 13 step-grandchildren; several great grandchildren: two brothers, George Thompson of Rushville, and Frank Thompson of Astoria; one sister, Mrs. Annie Wilson of San Bernardino, California; two half-brothers, Ivan Thompson of Rushville and John Thompson of Macomb.
Services will beat 2 p.m. tomorrow In Roby Funeral Chapel, Rushville, with burial in Good Hope Cemetery, northeast of Rushville. Visitation will be after 7p.m. today at the funeral chapel. She was a member of Union Baptist Church of Rushville.

Ebbert, Nancy (Stambaugh)
Mrs. Nancy Ebbert
Nancy Fitz Stambaugh, daughter of Michael and Nancy Fitz Stambaugh, was born in Hanover county, Maryland, April 20, 1842, and died at her home near Browning, April 16, 1924, at the age of 81 years, 11 months and 27 days.
She was united in marriage to Abraham S. Trone in June, 1858, in Fulton County. To this union were born eleven children, namely: Sarah Catherine, Jacob S., Nancy Isabel, Mary Elizabeth, Susanna Ellen, Rebecca A., Henry S., Adeline Melissa, Matilda Louise, Ephriam S. and Carl A.
The husband preceded her in death, July 8, 1883. She was again united in marriage to John Ebbert, Nov. 22, 1887. To this union was born one son, John Ebbert Jr.
The children who preceded her to the Great Beyond are Mary E. Crampton; Adeline Parks, Matilda L. Smith and Ellen Abbott.
She with her parents moved to York County, Pa., at the age of one year, and at the age of seven came with the family by wagon, and settled all a farm in Fulton County, about three miles south west of Astoria, in the Oak Grove neighborhood.
Those left to mourn her loss are one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Bricker of Astoria, and eight children namely: Sarah Shaffer of Summum, Jacob S, of Browning, Belle Ewing of near Ray, Rebecca Stroops of Browning, Henry S. of Browning, Ephriam S. at home, Carl A. of Browning, and John Ebbert of near Ray.
Forty-eight grandchildren and twenty-eight great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends are left to mourn.
She united with the Brethren church at South Fulton church in l888. She remained a faithful Christian until the spirit took its flight to the great Eternal home.
She was a kind and loving disposition, ever willing to share the burdens of others and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
She has been in ill health for some time but the end was unexpected.
Funeral services were held Sat­urday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, at the Ridgeville church, conducted by Rev. H. Lind of Astoria; interment in Ridgeville, cemetery.
Card of Thanks-We wish to thank our many friends for the kindness shown us during our bereavement. The Children.
Rushville Times 4/24/1924

Mrs. Nancy Ebbert Dies at Her Home Near Browning
Nancy Fitz Stambaugh, daughter of Michael and Nancy Isabel Fitz Stambaugh was born in Hanover County, Maryland, April 20, 1842 and passed away at her home near Browning April 16, 1924, aged 81 years, 11 months and 26 days. She was united in marriage to Abraham S. Trone of Fulton County, Ill. About June 1858. To this union was born eleven children. She leaves to mourn her departure, three daughters and five sons, namely: Sarah Shaffer of Summum, Jacob S. of Browning, Isabel Ewing of Ray, Rebecca Stroops of Browning, Ephraim S. at home, Carl A. of Browning and John Ebbert Jr. of Ray, also 48 grand children and 28 great-grand-children, all of whom survive except four daughters, namely: Mary Trone Crampton, Adeline Parks, Matilda Smith and Ellen Abbott. The husband preceded her in death, July 8, 1883.

She was again united in marriage to John Ebbert, Nov. 22, 1887. He died November 11, 1894.
She moved to York county, Pennsylvania with her parents when about one year old and at the age of seven came to Illinois with family, making the trip by wagon and settled on a farm in Fulton county about three miles southwest of Astoria in the Oak Grove neighborhood. She united with the Church of the Brethren in 1888 and gave her heart to God and has remained a faithful Christian until the Spirit took is flight to God who gave it.

She was of a kind and loving disposition, always willing to share the burden of others. She has been in poor health for some time, but the end came unexpected.

We wish to thank our many friends for the kindness given us during our bereavement. Services were held at the Ridgeville church, Saturday by Elder A. H. Lind. Interment in the Ridgeville Cemetery.
Astoria Argus-Searchlight
April 23, 1924

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