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Matta Kruse Gehlke 1893-1968


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 6/8/2012 at 21:45:12

Mrs. Meta [Matta] Gehlke of Terril Dies
Mrs. Meta Gehlke, 74, Terril, died at 1:15 p.m. at the Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. She had been hospitalized for a broken hip for the past 20 days. Death was attributed to a heart attack.

She was born May 26, 1893, in Emmet County to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kruse. She lived all her life in this area and had done practical nursing most of her working life.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ivan (Anna Margaret) Gednalske, Brookings, S.D.; one son, Edward, of Santa Barbara, Calif.; and one granddaughter and great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Reese-Henry Chapel. Burial will be at Oakhill Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday afternoon at the Reese-Henry Chapel until services on Saturday. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, January 11, 1968)

Ed Gehlke of San Francisco, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. Ivan R. Gednalski of Brookings, S.D., have returned to their homes after having been here to attend funeral services for Mrs. Metta [Matta] Gehlke of Terril. Mrs. Gehlke was the mother of Ed Gehlke and Mrs. Gednalski. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, January 18, 1968)


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