Hazel A. Johnson Moltzen 1895-1948
MOLTZEN, JOHNSON, GAST, MEINKE
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/29/2014 at 21:06:09
Mrs. Ernest Moltzen Dies of Heart Ailment
Mrs. Ernest Moltzen, 53, of Estherville, died in Park View clinic of a heart ailment at 4 a.m. today. Mrs. Moltzen had been suffering from a heart condition about 10 years. She became suddenly worse Sunday evening and was taken to the clinic.
She had lived in Estherville since 1943 and was active in the Estherville Lutheran church, belonging to the Ladies Aid. She also was a member of the American Legion auxiliary.
The deceased was born Feb. 2, 1895, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson at Earlville, Ill., and received her education in the public schools in Earlville. While still a young girl, she was confirmed and baptized in the Lutheran church at Baker, Ill.
In 1920 she moved to Dolliver and in 1922 married Ernest Moltzen of the Dolliver community. The couple farmed near Dolliver until 1943 when they moved to Estherville.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Ruth Ann at home, and Mary, a lieutenant in the Army Nurse corps in Washington, D.C., two brothers, Burton Johnson of Dolliver and Hiram Johnson of Shabbona, Ill., and three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Gast of Earlville, Mrs. Fred Meinke and Adelade Johnson of Dixon, Ill., as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Moltzen home, 803 N. Fifth street, and at 2 p.m. in the Estherville Lutheran church, the Rev. Axel Shefveland officiating. Burial will be in Dolliver cemetery. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, November 9, 1948)
Mrs. Ernest Moltzen died very suddenly at the Park View Clinic of a heart ailment at 4 a.m. Tuesday. She has been suffering from heart trouble for many years. Her condition was not considered as serious at this time. Only last week the Moltzens were inspecting a home on North 9th street with view of purchase.
Mrs. Moltzen was born in Earlville, Ill., on February the 2nd, 1895. She was educated in the public schools of that city and the family moved to Dolliver, in 1920 at which place she was united in marriage to Ernest Motzen. They farmed there until 1943 and retired and came to this city to reside.
Mrs. Moltzen was an active worker in the Lutheran church and was a member of the Legion Auxiliary. Regardless of her physical condition she never shirked a duty to the family or her church and was beloved by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband and two daughters, Ruth Ann at home and Lieut. Mary in the Army Nurses corps in Washington, D.C.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at the home and at 2 p.m. in the Estherville Lutheran church the Rev. Alex Shefveland officiating. Interment was in the cemetery a Dolliver. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, November 11, 1948)
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