PABST, Gesina 1872-1929
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/4/2015 at 16:07:28
Death of Mrs. Amos Pabst
Mrs. Amos Pabst passed away at her home in this city on Saturday, July 13th, 1929, aged 57 years, 1 month and 17 days.
Gesina Kruger was born May 26th, 1872, at Hinte, Germany, and came to America with her mother and brothers in 1882, direct to Grundy county, and was married in 1900 to Amos Pabst.
Eight children were born to this union, four of whom preceded the mother in death.
Sixteen years ago the family moved to Grundy Center where they have since resided.
On May 23rd last Mrs. Pabst was operated upon at a Waterloo hospital for cancer, and she continued to grow weaker day by day following the operation until the end.
Surviving are her husband and four children, one sister, Mrs. Peter Bonk, and two brothers, Folkert and Gerhardt Kruger and their families, all of Grundy Center.
Funeral services were held at the German Presbyterian church Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Dr. W. C. Laube, of Dubuque, in the absence of the pastor of the church. Burial in Grundy Center cemetery.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 18 July 1929, pg 1
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