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Glawe, Lucinda (Gottschalk) 1894-1972


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 3/7/2010 at 20:22:20

Mrs. Lucinda Glawe Passes Away

A long time St. Olaf area resident, Mrs. Lucinda F. Glawe, passed away at the Guttenberg Hospital on Tues., Oct. 17. Mrs. Glawe enjoyed good health until March of this year and has been an invalid since July.

Mrs. Lucinda Glawe, age 78, was the daughter of William & Emma Kahlbaum Gottschalk. She was born in Boardman Twp., Clayton Co., on June 8, 1894.

She was united in marriage to Albert Glawe on Nov. 5, 1913 by Rev. C. H. Franke. They were blessed with five sons and six daughters.

Lucinda was baptized into the Christian faith by Rev. Seifert at Zion Lutheran Church in Clayton Center on Aug. 5, 1894. She was also confirmed there. In 1927, she joined Peace UCC in Elkader and here she continued her membership the remainder of her life. She was a member of the Women's Fellowship and the Senior Women's Circle.

She lived on several farms in this area until 1952 when she and her husband retired from the farm and moved into St. Olaf. A member of the American Legion Auxiliary, she was a Gold Star Mother, having lost a son during World War II.

Preceding her in death were her husband; two infants children, Raymond and Darlene; two sons, Harvey and Lloyd; one brother, three grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Surviving are two sons: Burnell and Verdine of St. Olaf; five daughters: Mrs. Gladys Coobs of Iowa City, Mrs. Clayton (Lucille) O'Neal of Prairie du Chien, Wis., Mrs. LuVern (Vera Mae) Palas of St. Olaf, Mrs. Clifford (Betty) Leuchtenmacher of St. Olaf, and Mrs. Jack (Bonnie) Jeffery of Cedar Rapids; three brothers: Harvey Gottschalk of Garnavillo, John and Valley Gottschalk of Elkader; one sister, Mrs. Kenneth Thompson of Monona; 39 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Larry, Rodney and Doug Glawe, Lee Palas, Edward Coobs, Dennis Leuchtenmacher, Clay O'Neal, and Bradley Jeffery.

Postville, Iowa newspaper of the time clipping, hand dated 1972, from my mother's obituary collection.


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