STOPPELMOOR, Eilt 1856-1945
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/28/2015 at 17:07:14
Eilt Stoppelmoor Dies In Hospital
Eilt Stoppelmoor, one of the oldest residents of Wellsburg, died at the Iowa Falls hospital Monday morning. He had been in failing health the past few months. His condition became so serious the latter part of the week that he was removed to the hospital at Iowa Falls. He was 89 years old.
Funeral services were held in the Reformed church at Wellsburg Wednesday afternoon. Rev. Wm. Landsiedel officiated at the service. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Eilt Stoppelmoor was born in SimonsWolde, Germany. He came to this country about fifty years ago and practically all of that time he was a resident of this community. He never married and had lived alone in a home in Wellsburg many years. Neighbors helped to look after him during his late illness.
One brother, Walter, died five years ago. Surviving are nephews and nieces. They are Mrs. John Tapper, Buffalo Center, Mrs. Christ Kruger, Parkersburg, Mrs. Jake Tapper, Webster City, Tim Stoppelmoor, Webster City, Will Stoppelmoor, Blairsburg, Otto Stoppelmoor, Woolsey, S.D., Mrs. Earl Bates, Webster City, Mrs. Howard Meyers, Washington state.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 29 March 1945, pg 9
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