PATERNI, Hattie 1894-1967
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 6/21/2014 at 17:58:01
Funeral Monday At Local Church For Hattie Paterni, 73
Miss Hattie Paterni passed away at 5:15 Friday afternoon at the Grundy County Memorial hospital in Grundy Center following a lingering illness.
She had been taken to the hospital for treatment on July 17th. She reached the age of 73 years, 6 months and 6 days.
She was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Paterni (nee Malena Wolters) on a farm in Shiloh township, southeast of Wellsburg. She attended the rural school in the area. The family later moved to a farm which is the home place. In 1955 she and her mother moved to Wellsburg.
She was a member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church, having made Confession of her Faith in Jesus Christ on April 13, 1941.
Those who preceded her in death were her parents, 3 sisters in infancy and one brother, Richard Paterni.
Those left to mourn her passing are 2 sisters and 9 brothers, Henry Paterni, now confined to a nursing home in Aplington; Remmer Paterni of Des Moines; Otto Paterni of Aplington; (Henrietta) Mrs. George Hoodjer of Wellsburg; John Paterni of Grundy Center; George Paterni of Wellsburg; (Jennie) Mrs. Richard Rieken of Ackley; Herman Paterni of Parkersburg; Lenus Paterni of Wellsburg; Sam Paterni of Eldora; Jake Paterni of Wellsburg; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon, July 31, at 1 p.m. at the Doyen Funeral Home and later at the Reformed Church. Rev. Gideon Wolbrink was officiating clergyman.
Two musical numbers were given by Mrs. Douglas Geerdes and Mrs. Robert Valentine, accompanied by Miss Marcella Neessen on the organ. Mrs. Hannah Ringena and Mrs. Bernerd Harms were flower attendants.
Pall bearers were Delbert Ross, Bernerd Harms, Herman E. Ruter, John Krull, Eike Ruter and John Heinrich. Interment was made in the Reformed Church cemetery.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 3 August 1967, pg 9
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