LINGELBACH, Louise 1845-1923
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/4/2015 at 09:05:21
Death of Mrs. Lingelbach
Mrs. G. Lingelbach, aged 78, an old resident of Lincoln township, passed away this (Thursday) afternoon at 1:30.
For the past twenty years she has been a resident of Holland, excepting the past five weeks she has been staying with her daughter, Mrs. John Dieken, in this city.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at one o'clock at the Dieken home and afterwards to the Lincoln Center church where regular funeral services will be held.
Old age was the direct cause of her death.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 31 May 1923, pg 1
Louise Ibelshauser was born in Hessen, Germany, March 17, 1845.
She received her education, was confirmed and joined the Lutheran church in the land of her birth. On Oct. 1st, 1865, she was united in marriage to John Lingelbach, who preceded her in death on Christmas day, 1917, just 52 years after landing in this country at Princeston, Ill. They came to this county in 1871 and settled on a farm in Lincoln Twp., where they farmed for 30 years.
In the fall of 1901 the family moved to Holland where she resided continuously until about five weeks prior to her death when on account of failing health she came to the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Dieken, of Grundy Center, where she died on May 31st at the ripe age of 48[sic] years, 2 months and 14 days.
She was a long and faithful member of the Lincoln Center church, until a few years ago, when she had her membership transferred to the Christian Reformed church at Holland, which was organized about that time.
The marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Lingelbach was blessed with eleven children, three sons and eight daughters, one of whom died in infancy. A son and two daughters died within one week of diphtheria about 40 years ago, and another son, John W., died last August. She is survived by one son, five daughters, thirty grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren who mourn the loss of a loving mother and grandmother.
The surviving children are: Mrs. C. Dirks, Mrs. H. C. Conradi, Mrs. Jake Wilts and E. A. Lingelbach, of Holland, Mrs. Heio Schaa, of Lincoln township and Mrs. John Dieken, of Grundy Center.
Short services were held at the John Dieken home in this city, conducted by Dr. W. Bode, assisted by Rev. H. F. Sinning, after which the remains were taken to Lincoln Center where funeral services were conducted by Rev. M. Weeldreyer, assisted by Rev. J. E. Drake. Interment was made in the Lincoln cemetery where the body was laid to rest beside her husband.
Those form a distance who attended the funeral were Mrs. T. A. Race, of St. Paul, Minn.; Miss Anna and Jake Lingelbach, of Waterloo; Louise, Anna and Floyd Lingelbach, of Elma, Iowa; Mrs. Emma Knudsen of Waterloo; Mr. and Mrs. Jake England and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Helvig, of Iowa Falls, and Mrs. Lizzie Turner and Conrad Schuck, of Parkersburg.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 June 1923, pg 1
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