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Henry Friedrichsen


Posted By: Virginia (email)
Date: 8/30/2018 at 09:40:57

Funeral Rites Held Thursday
Mr. Henry Friedrichsen departed this life Monday morning, September 18, 1933, at his home south of Manning.

Death brought relief from suffering that he had been subjected to for some time. During that time a spirit of great patience and Christian fortitude was manifested. Some of the fine traits of the man were brought to light as never before. Never complaining and cheerful to the end. One could not help but admire the fine constant spirit that prevailed to the very end. The community was saddened when the news of the passing of Mr. Henry Friedrichsen was spread. His many friends felt that they had lost a good neighbor as well as the bereaved family a good provider, husband and father. His span of life was 60 years 1 month and 23 days.

Henry Friedrichsen, son of Hans Friedrichsen and his wife Carolina, was born in Clinton County, Iowa, on July 25, 1873. Spending his childhood days in Clinton County and attending school there until the year 1831, he moved with his parents to Ida County, Iowa, living on the farm. He followed this trade in that community until 1894. when he went to Bloomfield, Nebr.

The year following, in 1895, on November 10, he was united in marriage to Miss Rosa Kusel in Yankton, S. Dakota, to which union 8 children were born, all of whom are living and mourn the death of the husband and father, besides the bereaved wife and mother; they are: Herman Friedrichsen of Audubon; Mrs. Fred C. Wiese of Manning; Wm. H. C. Friedrichsen of Watertown S. Dakota; Mrs. Emil David of Audubon; Mrs. Roy Borkowski of Audubon; Flora, Emil and Edward, at home. All of his children were present at the time of his death and at the funeral.

He also leaves five brothers and three sisters: Fred of Manning; Martin of Loyalton, S. Dakota; Anna Schuett of St. Joe, Missouri, : Katie Luellman of Bloomfield, Nebraska; August of Tower City, N. Dakota; Herman Friedriehsen of Schleswig, Ia.; Emma Milligan of Norfolk, Nebr.; All of whom were present at the funeral except August. One brother, Thomas, passed away 1n 1887 at the age of 19 years.

Also the following brothers and sisters-in-law mourn his death; Charles Kusel of Bloomfield, Nebr.; Henry Kusel of Crofton, Nebr.; Matilda Wolf of White Lake, S. Dakota, Lena Carlsen of Newell, S. Dakota; Edith Adams of Yankton, S. Dakota; and Anna Martens, Newell, S. Dakota. He also leaves 19 grandchildren and many other relatives.

After his marriage he started farming in Bloomfield, Nebraska, where he farmed until 1901 when he came back to Iowa and settled on the farm in Le Roy township, Audubon County where they resided until 1919. They then moved to Lincoln Township where they have since resided.

He was a devote member of the Lutheran church of Lincoln Township, and in his Christian and manly ways gained a host of friends who deeply mourn the death of the beloved neighbor.

The funeral services were held on Thursday, September 21, at 1:30 P.M. at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Lincoln Township. His pastor, the Rev. Hugo Nieting, conducted the services. Interment was made in the Manning Cemetery. As pallbearers acted: Albert David, Jens Sonksen, Henry Asmus, Adolph Porsch, Geo. Miller and Wm. Schulz. A large concourse of neighbors and friends were present to pay their last respects to the beloved departed friend.

The Monitor joins in extending the deepest sympathy to the bereaved family. Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wellendorf; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bendixen; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Schroeder; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schroeder; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wellendorf; Mr. and Mrs. Herm. Friedrichsen; Mrs. Catherine Brockman; Mr. and Mrs. John Wiedeman; Mr. Fred Bendixen; Mr. Win. Bendixen; Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Wellendorf, Carl Friedrichsen; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Friedrichsen; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Petersen; Mr. and Mrs. John Baeth; Mr. and Mrs. Louie Wellendorf; and Mr. Herman Wellendorf, all of Schleswig, Ia. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kusel; Mr. Charles Kusel and Mrs. Herman Luellmann, all of Bloomfield, Neb. Mr. Martin Friedrichsen of Loyalton, S, Dak.; Mrs. Anna Schuett of St. Joe, .Mo,; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Milligan of Norfolk, Nebr.; Mr.. and Mrs. Louie Schroeder of Aspinwall; Mr. and Mrs. Nels Christensen of Atlantic, Ia; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lamp of Denison; Mr. and Mrs. Vertus Grill of Deloit,. Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schroeder of Luke Park, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. August Schroeder of Lake Park; Mr. and Mrs. Jansen of Ricketts, Ia., and Mr. Johny Hansen of Ricketts, Ia.


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