SCHAFER, Jennie 1831-1917
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/26/2016 at 13:21:43
Mrs. Jennie A. Schafer Dead
Mrs. Jennie A. Schafer died at the home of her son, John R. Schafer at Mountain Lake, Minn., on Monday from old age. Her remains were sent to Wellsburg and they reached here Wednesday. They were taken to the home of her son, Henry R. Schafer. Funeral services were held from this home at 1:30 this afternoon and later at the Hoefker church west of Wellsburg.
Mrs. Schafer was 87 years old. She was a native of Germany and had been a resident of this country some fifty years. She was three times married. Her first husband was Fred Freerksen, her second husband was Right Schafer and her last husband who died about five years ago was Arend Schafer.
Mrs. Schafer was for a long number of years a resident of Grundy county and she lived here until the death of her husband. Since that time she made her home with her son at Mountain Lake.
John R. and Henry R. Schafer are the only two surviving sons from her family.
--The Grundy Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 21 June 1917, pg 3
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