HANISCH, Rudolph E. 1875–1947
Posted By: Pat Hochstetler, Volunteer (email)
Date: 3/10/2013 at 10:08:53
Rudolph Hanisch Dies Early Sunday
Rudolph Ernest Hanisch died at the Sartori hospital in Cedar Falls at 5:05 a.m. Sunday, after an illness of about 10 days. He was admitted to the hospital Friday.
The deceased was born in Rockitnitz, Austria Jan. 3, 1875, son of Rudolph and Frances Hanisch, and came to America in 1892 at the age of 17. Five years later he became a naturalized citizen. He was married to Cecelia Schraefel at Grundy Center on Jan. 14, 1906. Mrs. Hanisch preceded him in death Nov. 6, 1936 at their farm home in Washington township, where they had lived for 30 years. Mr. Hanisch had been a resident of Conrad for the past seven years.
He is survived by three daughters Mrs. Elmer Lorenzen of Reinbeck, Mrs. J. Harold Miller of Morrison and Mrs. Robert W. Rolston of Conrad; three sons, William E. of Grundy Center, R. Ernest and Harold J. Hanisch of Cedar Falls; three sisters, Mrs. Erma Claussen of Beaman, Mrs. Henry Klar of Marshalltown and Mrs. Amelia Sonkens of Gladbrook; two brothers Albert R. of Waterloo and Richard of Gladbrook; also eight grandchildren. Two sisters preceded him in death.
The body was removed to the Avey funeral home. Funeral services were held there at 2 p.m. Tuesday in charge of Rev. John Ludemann of the Presbyterian church. Burial was at Morrison in the Washington township cemetery.
Russell Kruse sang “Ivory Palaces” and “The Old Rugged Cross,” accompanied by Mrs. Clyde Newton.
Flower bearers were Mrs. Clinton Bunn, Mrs. Lloyd Wehrman and Mrs. Ray Crouse. Pallbearers were Horace Daggett, C. M. Evans, Charles C. Reece, Thenyl Gale, Wayne Smith and Chas. Sharp, Jr.
Source: Unknown newspaper clipping found in scrapbook belonging to my great grandmother.
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