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Wiem, Gusta Maria Hansen (1846-1915)

WIEM, HANSEN, HUBNER, AIRHART, HEITKAMP, ANKENY

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Date: 5/27/2019 at 15:30:58

Boone News Republican
September 9, 1915

SERVICES HELD FOR MRS. WEIM

MANY FRIENDS GATHER AT LATE HOME WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

DECEASED WAS A NATIVE OF SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, GERMANY

The Rev. Otto Erbe, Pastor of the German Lutheran Church Had Charge of Services Which Were Held on Veranda.

The funeral of the late Mrs. Peter Wiem was held from the residence, 1322 Marshall street Wednesday at 1:00 o'clock. Services were held on the veranda by the Rev. Otto Erbe, pastor of the German Lutheran church. The services were in English and German. He took for his text John 16, verse 22. A quartette composed of Mrs. Otto Erbe, Miss Lena Schmidt, John Tingwald and Henry Fick sang "The Lord Knoweth His People," and "We are Going Down the Valley." A solo was sung by Mrs. Grace Longnecker accompanied by Royal Duckworth. The pallbearers were John Eckhoff, Fred Schmidt, Sr., Henry Von Krog, Joe Toepfer, Paul Sonksen and Elick Swedlund. There were many beautiful floral offerings. Interment was in the Stratford cemetery twelve miles north of the Boone driving park. At the grave Miss Elsie Christopher dropped sixty-eight American beauty roses one by one on the casket and one broken rose, to represent the age of the deceased. The bereaved relatives have the sincere sympathy of their many friends in their sorrow. The following relatives from out of town attended the funeral:

Mr. and Mrs. John Hubner, Stratford, Iowa; Mrs. J.C. Heitkamp and daughter, Montivedio, Minn.; Mrs. C.E. Ankeny, Thedford, Neb., daughters; Mr. and Mrs. T. Hannsen, Sherburn, Minn.; Mr. Martin Hansen, Clinton, Iowa; Mr. H.L. Hansen, Almyra, Ark., brothers; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hubner and son, Stratford, Iowa, Mr. Rudy Hubner, Stratford, Iowa, grandsons; Mr. and Mrs Lorenz, Hansen, Sac City, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. August Hansen and daughter, Odebolt, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Franz Zadow, Early, Iowa; Mr. J.H. Hansen, Sherburn, Minn.; Mrs. Henry Wolf, Montivedio, Minn., nieces and nephews.

Life Sketch

Gusta Maria Hannsen was born October 18, 1846 in Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. She attended the schools of this city and was trained in early youth in the Christian faith, which characterized her entire life. At the age of eighteen she left Germany with some neighbors and emigrated to America, where they party settled at Lyons, Iowa. Here she was joined in marriage to Peter Wiem, October 18, 1865. Three years later the family moved to a farm in Marion township, Hamilton county, Iowa. Her husband died on this farm in 1892 and one year later the subject of this sketch moved to Boone, where she has resided since. Eight children were born to this happy union, three of whom have passed away in infancy, Maria, Catharine and Louise. Mrs. Anna Hubner, Stratford, Iowa; Mrs. Julia Airhart, Boone, Iowa; Mrs. Dora Heitkamp, Montevideo, Minn.; Miss Lena Wiem, Boone, Iowa, and Mrs. Ella Ankeny, Thedford, Neb.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild survive and mourn her death. Her three brothers, Thomas Hannsen, Sherburn, Minn., H.L. Hannsen, Almyra, Ark., and Martin Hannsen, Clinton, Iowa, were present to accompany her body to her last resting place. Mrs. Wiem, aged 68 years, 11 months and 13 days, died believing in Him, who has said: "I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die."

Stratford Courier
September 16, 1915

Obituary
Wiem

The funeral of the late Mrs. Peter Wiem was held from the residence, 1322 Marshall street Wednesday at 1:00 o'clock. Services were held on the veranda by the Rev. Otto Erbe, pastor of the German Lutheran church. The services were in English and German. He took for his text John 16, verse 22. A quartette composed of Mrs. Otto Erbe, Miss Lena Schmidt, John Tingwald, and Henry Fick sang "The Lord Knoweth His People," and "We are Going Down the Valley." A solo was sang by Mrs. Grace Longnecker accompanied by Royal Duckworth. The pallbearers were John Eckhoff, Fred Schmidt, Sr., Henry von Krog, Joe Toepfer, Paul Sonksen, and Elick Swedlund. There were many beautiful floral offerings. Interment was made in South Marion cemetery, southeast of Stratford.. At the grave Miss Elsie Christopherson dropped sixty-eight American beauty roses, one by one, on the casket and one broken rose, to represent the age of the deceased. The bereaved relatives have the sincere sympathy of the many friends in their sorrow. The following relatives from out of town attended the funeral services: Mr. and Mrs. John Hubner, Stratford, Mrs. J. C. Heitkamp and daughter, Montivideo, Minn.; Mrs. C.E. Ankeny, Thedford, Neb., daughters of the deceased; Mr. and Mrs. T. Hanson, Sherburn, Minn.; Martin Hansen, Clinton, Iowa; H.L. Hansen, Almyra, Ark., brothers; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hubner and son, Stratford; Rudy Hubner, Stratford, grandsons; Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Hansen, Sac City, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. August Hansen and daughter, Odebolt, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Franz Zadow, Early, Iowa; J.H. Hansen, Sherburn, Minn.; Mrs. Henry Wolf, Montivedio, Minn., nieces and nephews.

Gusta Maria Hansen was born October 18, 1846 in Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. She attended the schools of that city and was trained in early youth in the Christian faith, which characterized her entire life. At the age of eighteen she left Germany with some neighbors and emigrated to America, where the party settled at Lyons, Iowa. Here she was joined in marriage to Peter Wiem, October 18, 1865. Three years later the family moved to a farm south of Stratford. Her husband died on this farm in 1892 and one year later the deceased moved to Boone, where she has since resided. Eight children were born to this happy union, three of whom died in infancy; Mary Katherine and Louise, Mrs. Anna Hubner of this place; Mris. Julia Airhart, Boone; Mrs. Dora Heitkamp, Montivedio, Minn.; Miss Lena Wiem, Boone and Mrs. Ella Ankeny, Thedford, Neb.; five grandchildren and one greatgrandchild survive and mourn her death. Her three brothers, Thomas Hansen, Sherburn; Minn.; H.L. Hansen, Almyra, Ark., and Martin Hansen, Clinton, Iowa, were present to accompany her body to its last resting place. Mrs. Wiem was 68 years 11 months and 13 days old on the day of her death, and died believing in Him, Who has said: "I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die."


 

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