Robert Koenecke 1885-1974
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/4/2011 at 01:16:51
Koenecke Services Thursday
Estherville – Robert Koenecke, 88, Estherville, who died Monday, April 1, in Holy Family Hospital will be given funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Patrick’s Church.
Msgr. James H. Duhigg will officiate at services with burial following in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Fuhrman Funeral Home, Estherville. Friends may call at any time.
Mr. Koenecke was born Oct. 26, 1885, at Blue Island, Ill., to Mr. and Mrs. August Koenecke. He received his education in Blue Island schools and when he was 18, he moved with his family to a farm in Martin County, Minn., north of Huntington. He continued to live on the farm until a few years ago when he went to live at Rosewood Manor. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Marie Bartleman of Graettinger, one brother, Walter of Litchfield, Minn., and several nieces and nephews. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, April 2, 1974)
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