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August W. Thiese

THIESE, RYBERG, KELLY, WERNETTE, PLYMAL, FRAZER

Posted By: Kelly D. Wernette (email)
Date: 2/4/2004 at 20:23:52

August and Dora (Ryberg) Thiese lived in Postville Iowa from 1890-1901. August was born in Guttenberg. His first four children lived in Grand Meadow township just south of the Alamakee County line. They were listed in the 1900 census. This is his obituary from the Alexandria Herald in South Dakota:

Former Resident Dies in Michigan

Funeral services were held February 17 at Rose Chapel, Algoe-Gundry Mortuary at Flint, Mich., for August W. Thiese who died February 14, 1950. He was 82 years old.
He was born at Guttenberg, Iowa, December 21, 1867, the son of Wm. and Magdalena Thiese. In 1900 he moved to Alexandria, S. D., and to White Lake in 1926.
He was married to Dorothea Ryberg in 1890 in Olewein Iowa.
He was a member of the Luthern Church.
He is survived by four daughters: Esther Thiese and Mrs. Frank Kelly, both of Flint, Mich; Mrs Charles Plymal of Dothan, Alabama; and Mrs Albert Fraser of Norwalk, Calif., and two sons--Leonard of Pontiac, Mich., and Wilfred of Flint, Mich., 15 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs Kate Bergman of Rockwell, Iowa., and 3 brothers, Otto, George and Herman of Guttenberg, Iowa.
He was preced in death by his wife and one son.
Interment was made at the Green Hill cemeter, Alexandria, S. D., on Monday, February 20th.

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*Photo of August and Dora Thiese


 

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