RABENBERG, Catherine 1851-1931
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/12/2011 at 23:02:16
Mrs. Carl Rabenberg, A Former Resident, Dies Sunday At Woden
Was Buried At Drake's Church Cemetery Wednesday Afternoon
Mrs. Carl Rabenberg died at her home in Woden last Sunday. Death was due largely to the infirmities of old age. She was 79 years old.
The remains were sent here for burial. Services were held at Drake's church yesterday afternoon, Rev. J. E. Drake officiated. The remains were laid by the side of the husband in the Drake church cemetery. The husband died about six years ago.
Mrs. Catherine Rabenberg, nee Cramer, was born in Pilsum, Germany, January 25, 1851, and died January 18, 1931, at the age of 79 years, 11 months and 23 days.
She came to this country October 27, 1883, coming to Grundy county, and was united in marriage there January 25, 1884, to Carl Rabenberg, who preceded her in death August 5, 1924.
They lived in Grundy county until they moved to Woden, Iowa, July 1, 1919, where they resided ever since.
She leaves to mourn her departure four sons and two daughters and their families, viz.: George, at Hutchinson, Minnesota; Tom, at Saskatoon, Canada; Charles, at Cascade, Iowa; John, at Woden, Iowa; Grace, Mrs. Geo. Sparenborg, and Charlotte Julian, Mrs. Henry Kruse, both at Woden, Iowa, besides 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.
--Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 15 January 1931
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