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Noemi M. Ahrens Rosenberger 1872-1960

ROSENBERGER, AHRENS, JENSEN, KOBER

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/8/2012 at 01:10:57

Mrs. Charles Rosenberger Dies Today
Mrs. Charles Rosenberger, 88, pioneer resident of Emmet County, died today at 3:30 a.m. at Holy Family Hospital. Mrs. Rosenberger had been in failing health for some time and had been living for the past few months with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. August Rosenberger, until July 25 when she was admitted to the hospital.

Noami [Noemi] Ahrens was born Feb. 1, 1872 in Germany, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ahrens. When eight years of age, she came with her parents to this county. The Ahrens family settled in Clinton County.

On Oct. 19, 1892, she was united in marriage to Charles Rosenberger at Goose Lake in Clinton County. Immediately after their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Rosenberger came to this county and established their home on a farm located northeast of Gruver. They continued to live there until 1928 when they retired from farming and moved to Estherville.

Mr. Rosenberger died in August, 1938. Mrs. Rosenberger continued to live in the same house at 909 3rd Ave. N. until she was taken to her sonís home this spring.

Mrs. Rosenberger was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church and an active member of the womenís organization, UPW. Three years ago she was honored with an honorary membership in the UPW. She was also a faithful member of the Fidellas Sunday School class. A member of the Rebekah Lodge, she was a past president of the Past Noble Grands and was a charter member of the Midway Country Club.

Mrs. Rosenberger is survived by one son, August B. Rosenberger of Estherville; three grandsons, Paul A. Rosenberger of Richmond, Calif., Paul C. Rosenberger of Decatur, Ill., and Clark Rosenberger of Schenectady, N.Y.; eight great grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Pauline Jensen, Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. Bertha Kober, Seattle, Wash.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Paul, who died Aug. 1, 1948; her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services are to be Monday with a family service at Sandin-Fuhrman Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. followed by a service for friends at First Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m., the Rev. James K. Lyon officiating. Burial will be in the East Side cemetery.

Friends may call at Sandin-Fuhrman Funeral Home from tomorrow until time of the services. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, August 12, 1960)


 

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