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TJADEN, John 1861-1941


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/17/2010 at 14:17:25

John Tjaden of Wellsburg Dies

Funeral of 80-Year-Old Resident to Be Tuesday

Wellsburg, Ia.--John Tjaden, 80, prominent resident of Wellsburg for 60 years, died at his home here at 11:30 a.m. Sunday from complications caused by advanced age. He had been in failing health for about two years.

Born in Freeport, Ill., March 5, 1861, he married Dorcas Huisman, Grundy Center, Jan. 2, 1883.

He leaves, besides his widow, two sons, Meint and Oddie Tjaden, both of Wellsburg; four daughters, Mrs. Ben Peters, Mrs. Albert Meyer and Pearl Tjaden, all of Wellsburg, and Mrs. Shirley Dilley, Aplington; five brothers, Mel, Herman and Dick, Ocheyedan; George, St. Paul, Minn., and Peter, Fergus Falls, Minn.; three sisters, Mrs. John Faucette, Ocheyedan; Mrs. George Huisman, Fostoria, Ia., and Mrs H. Lutterman, in California; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home, followed immediately by services at the Second Christian Reformed church, with burial in the Wellsburg Reformed cemetery.

--Waterloo Daily Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 22 December 1941


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