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Johanna Friedericks Alvina "Alvina" Hesse Geinitz 1857-1930


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/23/2012 at 20:39:47

Mrs. Geinitz, 72, Dies Tuesday
Mrs. Frank Geinitz, 72, mother of Miss Ann Geinitz, died early Tuesday [July 29, 1930] morning after an illness of two weeks. She was able to be up and around until Friday evening when she became very ill. She suffered from leakage of the heart.

Funeral services will be held this morning at ten o’clock at the home and at 10:30 at the German Lutheran church. The Rev. Otis Lang will officiate. Burial will be in Oakhill cemetery.

Johanna Friedericks Alvine Hesse was born Oct. 17, 1857 in Saxony, Germany. She was confirmed in the Lutheran church in 1870. She came to America Nov. 4, 1875, and was married to Frank Geinitz on march 3, 1876. They lived in Bunker Hill, Ill., for several years but later moved to Wallingford where they lived on a farm until 1910 when they moved to Estherville.

She was the mother of eight children, one of whom died in infancy. Her surviving children are: Ann Geinitz of Estherville, Mrs. W.J. Thompson of Ceylon, Minn., Robert Geinitz of Spirit Lake, Herman Geinitz of Sioux Falls, the Rev. F.A. Geinitz of Mayreta, Kan., Will Geinitz of Litchfield, Minn., and Louis Geinitz of North Dakota; ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. (Estherville News, Estherville, IA, July 31, 1930)


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