BLUMENSTIEL, Louise Sophia (Kesselhuth) 1854-1946
BLUMENSTIEL, KESSELHUTH, NIEMACK, CARNEY, RICHARDSON
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Date: 11/10/2012 at 15:27:48
Louise Sophia (Kesselhuth) Blumenstiel
February 17, 1854 – September 28, 1946
PIONEER WOMAN DIES; FUNERAL SET
TUESDAY FOR MRS. BLUMENSTIEL
Charles City, Iowa – Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Hauser Funeral Home, for Mrs. Louise Sophia Blumenstiel, 92, who died Saturday at her home, 500 Ferguson Street, following complications which resulted when she suffered a hip fracture five months ago. The Rev. Walter M Fritschel, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church will officiate and interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Mrs. Blumenstiel has been a resident of Charles City more than 75 years. She was a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church and a charter member of that church’s Ladies Aid Society.
Louise Sophia Kesselhuth was born to Henry and Ilse Sophia (Ahrens) Kesselhuth, February 17, 1854, at Hanover, Germany. She came to this country as a child of 11. On December 31, 1871, she was married to Phillip Ludwig Blumenstiel, who died in 1924.
To this union were born three daughters, who survive, and one son, Fred Blumenstiel, who preceded his mother in death. The surviving daughters are Mrs. Julius Niemack, Ames; Mrs. Charles Carney, Charles City; and Mrs. A. C. Richardson, Austin, Minnesota. There are seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
[Mason City Globe Gazette, Monday, September 30, 1946]
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