KESSLER, Ellen 1912-1951
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/10/2015 at 16:25:07
Ellen Kessler Died At Home Monday Afternoon
Miss Ellen Kessler died Monday afternoon at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Kessler of Colfax township. She had been in declining health for some time. She was 39 years old.
Funeral services will be Thursday afternoon at 1:30 at the home and later at the Christian Reformed church in Holland with Rev. Henry Petersen officiating. Burial will be in the Holland cemetery.
Was One Of 10 Children
Ellen Kessler was one of 10 children. She was born on a farm in Beaver township March 29, 1912. In 1917 the family moved to Holland and later on a farm in Colfax township where they have since lived.
Surviving are the parents, three sisters and four brothers. They are: Dorothy, Mrs. Carl Witte, Parkersburg; Elmer, Dike; George, who is at home; Wilma, Mrs. Fred Kalkwarf, Parkersburg; Evangeline, Mrs. Tony Sinke, Kalamazoo, Mich.; LeRoy, Independence and Daniel in Waterloo. Two brothers preceded her in death.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 8 March 1951, pg 6
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