REITER, Ettja 1849-1908
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Date: 1/17/2017 at 06:57:52
Mrs. N. Riter, of Bucks Grove, died Sunday night of lung fever. The funeral was held at Bucks Grove church on Wednesday.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 9 July 1908, pg 8
Obituary Of Mrs. Reiter
Mrs. U. B. Reiter, nee Etje Vuist, was born the 11th day of August, 1849 at Simonswolde, Ostfriesland, Germany and died at her home three miles east of Fern, Sunday, July 5, 1908, at the age of 57 years, 4 months and 24 days after being sick with pneumonia about eight days.
She was united in marriage to Ubbe Reiter the 12th day of August 1875. Soon after their marriage they came to this country and settled in Beaver township. She joined the Baptist church at Buck Grove and was baptised in July 1878 by Rev. DeNeui.
She was a good wife and a faithful christian until her death. She leaves to mourn her unexpected departure a husband, five sons, Enne, Andrew and Ubbe of this township, Martin of Lyon county and Tonjes at home; two daughters, Mrs. Dave Anderson and the other one at home whose name we did not learn; besides these she leaves two sisters, Mrs. M. Pruisner of Parkersburg and Mrs. Harm Kruse of Little Rock; also a brother at Little Rock and many other relatives.
Funeral services conducted by Rev. John Miller took place at the Buck Grove Baptist church Wednesday.
--Grundy County Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 July 1908, pg 3
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