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Sultzer, Harriet 1850-1932


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, family researcher (email)
Date: 9/10/2016 at 16:08:12

Boone News Republican
Boone, Iowa
November 26, 1932

The Late Mrs. Sultzer Was a Native of N.Y.
Followed Husband in Death Closely, Moingona
Mrs. Harriet Sultzer Was Widow of Christian Sultzer and Came to This State in the Seventies.

Friday afternoon, November 18th, 1932, Funeral services were held in Boone for the late Mrs. Harriet Sultzer, widow of the late Christian Sultzer of Moingona. The rites were at the Lawrence Funeral Home at 2 o’clock with Dr. Frank Bean of the First M. E. church in charge.

Mesdames John Shelley and James Nutt with Mrs. Andrew Leitch accompanying sang, “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere,” Whiter Than Snow,’ and “Rock of Ages.” The Pallbearers, all sons and grandsons of the deceased, were William, Alva and Clyde Sultzer, Charlie Scott, J. H. Haynes and Clarence Sultzer. Interment was in Linwood Park Cemetery, east.
Harriet Miller was born August 15, 1850, at Jamestown, N. Y. She was a daughter of James and Hannah (Jacobs) Miller. She moved to Illinois with her parents, where she became acquainted with Christian Sultzer. They were united in marriage in Knoxville, Ill., in 1871. They moved to Kewanee, Ill., some time later and then came to Iowa.

Their home was in Page county, near Shenandoah, for many years. They spent a while in Nebraska and returned to Page county.

Six years ago they came to Boone county to make their home with their daughter, Mrs. Emma Hornbeck. Here, Mr. Sultzer died on September 30, 1932. The good wife followed soon, departing this life on November 16, 1932.

Eight children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Sultzer. Six of these are living: Mrs. Emma Hornbeck lives southwest of Boone, Iowa; Mrs. Hattie Shepard resides in Des Moines; Fred J. Sultzer makes his home in California; Alvie, Will and Clyde Sultzer live at Hastings, Neb.

Mrs. Sultzer became a Christian many years ago and was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Shenandoah, Iowa, at the time of her death.


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