HEERTS, Frauke 1836-1913
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/12/2011 at 20:41:00
Mrs. John Heerts Called
Death came to Mrs. John Heerts Monday morning at the home of her son west of Holland and in her passing Grundy county lost another old pioneer as Mrs. Heerts had lived in the county since 1871.
Mrs. Heerts was born in Germany and came to America in 1869, settling near Forreston, Ill., where Mr. Heerts died three weeks after he reached America. In 1871, Mrs. Heerts moved to this county where she has since resided.
Mrs. Heerts is survived by five children, two sons, Will of Colfax township and Ed of Stout, and three daughters, Mrs. Yunker, of Buck Grove, Mrs. Myers, of Lincoln township, and Wilmke who was at home.
The funeral was held at 1 o'clock from the Drake church and was attended by a large number of friends and relatives.
--Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 6 November 1913
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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