EIKLENBORG, Antje 1861-1941
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Date: 1/9/2017 at 14:55:13
Mrs. F. Eiklenborg Dies Following Long Illness
Mrs. Fred Eiklenborg Sr. died at her home in Stout Friday following a long illness with heart disease. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Reformed church in Stout, conducted by the pastor, Rev. W. J. Heyenga. Burial was made in the family lot on the Stout cemetery.
Mrs. Fred Eiklenborg, nee Antje Wuebben, was born Sept. 6, 1861, at Rysum, Ostfriesland, Germany, and died at her home in Stout February 21, 1941, reaching the age of 79 years, 5 months and 17 days.
The deceased was married to Fred Eiklenborg November 18, 1882. This union was blessed with 13 children, of whom four died while small, and Fred Jr. last April.
The family came to America May 7, 1887, settling at Steamboat Rock, Iowa. In 1892 they moved to the vicinity of Grundy Center, and later to Stout.
On October 17, 1915, Mr. and Mrs. Eiklenborg became members, on confession, of the Stout church.
January 7, 1917, they gave up farming and moved to Stout. On the 18th of November, 1932, it was their privilege to observe their fiftieth wedding anniversary.
The departed leaves her husband and 8 children: Henry Eiklenborg and Mrs. Martin Reiter, Waverly; Mrs. Dan Andreessen, Stout; Mrs. Anna Muller, Dike; Mrs. Henry Andreessen, New Hartford; Fritz Eiklenborg, Parkersburg; Annie Eiklenborg, at home, and John Eiklenborg of Stout; three sisters: Mrs. Mike Burrenski of Waterloo, Mrs. Fred Kurtz of Kansas, and Mrs. Bokker in Germany; one brother, Koert Wuebben of Steamboat Rock; 38 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, besides other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 27 February 1941, pg 4
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