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THOLEN, Carl 1894-1956


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/11/2016 at 13:22:11

Death of Carl Tholen

Carl Tholen, son of Ubbo and Gesena (nee Diekhoff) Tholen, was born near Wellsburg on Dec. 31, 1894. he died quite suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Parkersburg, Sunday.

He had not been well for some time and was hospitalized several times, but of late was home and going about town when he felt like it. On Sunday he decided to go to Rochester hospital, and were making plans, but when one of the men returned later, he had already passed away. His age was 62 years, 9 months, 22 days.

He was the last of the Tholen family. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and 3 brothers.

He took up college work and also was a law graduate but never practiced it.

Funeral services will be Thursday afternoon at 1:30 at the Engelkes Funeral Home in Parkersburg, and burial will be in St. Peter's cemetery, north of Wellsburg. Rev. Everds of Waterloo will officiate.

Surviving are an aunt and several cousins.

--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 11 October 1956, section 2, pg 2


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