ENNENGA, Kate 1894-1974
ENNENGA, PETERS, ECKHOFF
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/23/2013 at 15:14:28
Mrs. Eilt Ennenga Rites Tuesday
Services were held at the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. Eilt Ennenga, 79, who died at her home in Holland Saturday afternoon, February 9, from an apparent heart attack. Rev. Jerry VanCurler officiated. Burial was in the Colfax Center cemetery.
The "Sounds of Faith" quartet, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nederhoff, Mrs. Tom Simms and Daryl Harrenstein sang "He Hideth My Soul" accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Hinders, who also played selected organ numbers before and following the service. Ushers were John Paterni and Milf Meyer. Mrs. Conrad Flater and Mrs. Margaret Meyer were flower attendants. Pallbearers included Ollie DeBerg, Sievert Muller, Sam Dreesman, Melvin Flater, Amos Eckhoff and Bernard Buskohl.
Mrs. Kate Ennenga was born April 27, 1894, in Stevens Co., Ill., a daughter of Eilard and Trena Peters Eckhoff. The family came to Iowa later and she was married March 6, 1917 to Eilt Ennenga at the George Knock home. They farmed in the Holland area until moving into Holland in 1948. Mr. Ennenga died September 27, 1971. She moved to her present home two years ago.
Survivors are four sons, Clarene and Dale of Grundy Center, LeRoy, Donald and Arnold of Holland, and three daughters, Mrs. Hans (Izetta) Kuehl of Grundy Center, Mrs. Jake (Esther) Heeren of Holland and Mrs. LeRoy (Mildred) Saveraid of Waterloo; also one brother, John Eckhoff of Nashua, three sisters, Mrs. Jennie Knock of Grundy Center, Mrs. Ella Wildebaer of Mason City and Mrs. Trena Osterman of Nashua, also 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister, one grandson, one great-grandson, one brother and three sisters.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
--newspaper clipping, source unknown
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