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Mrs. HENRY (Anna M. Schneider) GOETTEL KAHLE 1868-1957


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 8/28/2004 at 20:00:45

Mrs. HENRY (Anna M. Schneider) GOETTEL KAHLE 1868-1957

Rites Held For Mrs. Anna Kahle

Anna Margaret Schneider was born September 1, 1868 in Postville, Iowa, the daughter of John Schneider and his wife Anna Koester Schneider. She was baptized by the Rev. Joseph Meyer of Calmar on September 12, 1868. She was confirmed in St. Paul's Lutheran church of Postville on April 10, 1881 by the Rev. John Knie. She passed away at her home on Wednesday, September 11, 1957 at the age of 89 years and 10 days.

Anna Schneider was united in marriage to Charles Goettel of Waukon on February 13, 1887. They first made their home in Castalia, later moving to Elma, Iowa and LeRoy, Minnesota, where they lived for about 30 years. To this union were born two daughter, Gretta, Mrs. Wilbur G. Martz of LeRoy, Minnesota, and Leda, Mrs. H. J. Mahoney of Anaheim, California. Charles Goettel passed away in 1918.

She married Henry Kahle on May 23, 1922. There were no children born to this union. Henry Kahle passed away in 1948.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husbands, three brothers, John, Charles and Henry, and one sister Elizabeth Sams.

She is survived by her two daughters, Mrs. Wilbur Martz and Mrs. H. J. Mahoney; three step-children, Alvin Kahle of Postville, Emma Lammert of Postville and Mabel Wagner of Clinton, Minnesota; three sisters, Mrs. Katherine Lambert of Postville, Mrs. Margaret Thuerk of Postville, and Mrs. Gussie Dean of Red Wing, Minnesota; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Kahle had been in declining health for some period of time. During recent years she was cared for by her sister, Margaret Thuerk, who made her home with her.

Funeral services were held in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Postville, on September 14, with the Rev. Charles E. Witt, pastor, officiating. Burial was at LeRoy, Minnesota.

Postville Herald newspaper clipping from my mother's obituary collection.

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