HUISMAN, Tile G. 1826-1905
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/27/2016 at 09:23:13
Tile Huisman died at his home east of town last Wednesday afternoon. He was buried Saturday at the Heinrichs church cemetery, the funeral being attended by a large number of friends and all the children of the deceased except two. Tile Huisman was born in Simonswolde, Ostfriesland, 70 years ago, and came to this county 40 years ago where he has since resided and where he raised a large family. His wife died several years ago and he has since been living with his son Henry on the farm east of town. He was the father of six boys and one girl, Jake of Chicago, Poppe of Nebraska, George of Lyon county, Fike of Little Rock, Henry of this township, Tile of Holland and Mrs. U. B. Meinders of Aplington.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 9 November 1905, pg 3
Death of Teil Huisman
Teil Huisman died at his home in Shiloh township last Wednesday night from old age. He was confined to his bed about three weeks. Funeral services were held at the house at one o'clock Saturday and at the Lutheran church in Shiloh township at two o'clock. Rev. Heinrichs officiated.
Mr. Huisman was 79 years and eight months old. He was born in Ostfriesland, Germany and came to this country and to Grundy county thirty-five years ago. He lived here continually since. His wife died twenty-three years ago.
Mr. Huisman was the father of ten children who are alive. Of this number three are girls and seven are boys.
The girls are Mrs. Itzen, of Sibley; Mrs. Hendricks, of Little Rock; and Mrs. Meinders, of Aplington. The sons are Jacob, of Chicago; Teil, of Holland; George, of Spencer; Poppe, of Nebraska; Gerhart, of Sibley; Fike, of Osceola county; and Henry, who lives in this county. All the children excepting Mrs. Itjen, Gerhart and Fike attended the funeral. Mrs. Itzen being unable to come, her husband came in her place.
--Grundy County Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 9 November 1905, pg 7
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