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WULF, Louie 1887-1963

WULF, HINTZ, REITER, RIEBKES

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/19/2010 at 11:16:24

Louie Wulf Dies; Final Rites Set For Monday P.M.

Funeral services for Louie Wulf, 76, will be held Monday afternoon, December 30, at 1:00 p.m. at the home and 1:30 at the Reformed Church. Mr. Wulf died at 5 a.m. Thursday, December 26 at the Grundy Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center, where he had been a patient two weeks following a fall.

Burial will be in the Reformed Church cemetery.

Mr. Wulf is survived by his wife; one son, Marlyn of Decorah; a granddaughter, Barbara; four brothers, August of Lead, South Dakota, Emil of Rapid City, South Dakota, Walter of Reinbeck, William of Wellsburg; four sisters, Mrs. Emma Lewis of Reinbeck, Miss Matilda Wulf of Des Moines, Mrs. Augusta Lutterman and Mrs. W. W. Ross, both of Wellsburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; and a sister who died at the age of eight months.

The body will lie in state at the John Beving Funeral Home until Monday morning when it will be taken to the church.

--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 26 December 1963

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Funeral Services Held Monday p.m. For Louie H. Wulf

Louie H. Wulf passed away Thursday morning, December 26, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for about three weeks.

Mr. Wulf was born October 11, 1887 to Ludvig and Dorthea Hintz Wulf at Reinbeck. As a boy he came to the Wellsburg community. He was united in marriage to Grace Reiter on March 7, 1912. To this union was born one son, Marlyn. His wife preceded him in death in 1934.

On October 3, 1939 he was united in marriage to Grace Riebkes. They made their home in Wellsburg where Mr. Wulf was for 48 years an employee of Beving Hardware, and continued an active life.

He was a member of the Reformed Church of Wellsburg, and served in numerous capacities with devotion. He was a member of the Greater Consistory of this Church until his last illness. and at the time of his death he was a teacher of the adult class. He had taught in the Sunday School for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; and a sister who died in infancy.

He leaves his wife; one son, Marlyn of Decorah; one granddaughter, Barbara, and one great-grandson; four brothers: August of Lead, S. Dak., William of Wellsburg, Emil of Rapid City, S. Dak., and Walter of Reinbeck; and four sisters: Mrs. Emma Lewis of Reinbeck, Miss Matilda Wulf of Des Moines, Mrs. Augusta Lutterman and Mrs. W. W. Ross, both of Wellsburg, besides a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, December 30 at the Wellsburg Reformed Church following prayer service at the family home. The Rev. Gideon Wolbrink was the officiating pastor.

Miss Marcella Neessen, organist accompanied a quartet composed of Irwin Abels, Harold Lindaman, Richard Ross and Eugene Ruter.

Mrs. Davida Meyer and Mrs. Margaret Lindaman were flower attendants. Neil Okones, Fred Ruter, Herman Stahl, John Ohling, Fred Gross and Henry Engelkes acted as pallbearers.

--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 2 January 1964, pg 1


 

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