HUISMAN, Elske 1820-1904
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/28/2020 at 10:24:07
Obituary of Mrs. Huisman
Mrs. Meint Huisman died at her home in Wellsburg Tuesday at twenty minutes to four. She was buried in the Grundy Center cemetery. Mrs. Huisman would have been 83 years old the 30th of April.
She was born in 1821 at Rohrichum near Oldersum, Ostfriesland. Her maiden name was Elske Wortelke. She was married to Meint Huisman in 1854.
In 1857 they came to America. They located in Ogle county, Illinois. They came to Iowa and located in German township, Grundy county, in 1865. In 1889 the aged couple left the old homestead and moved to Grundy Center where they enjoyed some of the fruits of their hard toil in days gone by.
Mrs. Huisman is survived by six children: Mrs. Walbum of Webster, S.D.; Mrs. Kruger of Calumet, Oklahoma; Mrs. Jno. Tjaden, Jerry, Harm and John of Wellsburg.
The family feel very thankful to all friends and neighbors who were so kind in assisting them during the illness of their mother.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 14 April 1904
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