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ZIESMER, Wilhelmina C. (1854-1925)

ZIESMER, ZEISMER, BOEHNKE, PAULSON

Posted By: Hancock Co Genealogical Society
Date: 2/1/2020 at 22:21:33

Mrs. August Zeismer died at her home Thursday morning following an illness of several months caused by heart disease. The funeral services were held at the Zeismer home and at the St. John's church on Sunday afternoon. Burial took place at the St. John's cemetery.

Mrs. Zeismer was born in Germany in September, 1854. There she grew up and was married. Mr. and Mrs. Zeismer had eleven children, five of whom died. The six living sons and daughters are Mrs. F. Boehnke and Henry Zeismer of Ventura; Mrs. N. Paulson, Ed and Will Zeismer of Garner, and Herman of Lockport, Illinois.

After coming to the U.S.A., Mr. and Mrs. Zeismer spent four years in Detroit, Michigan, and seven in Joliet, Illinois. They lived on a farm near Ventura 28 years. They have lived in town for nine years, They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last April.

source: Clear Lake Mirror, 19 Nov 1925, page 6, column 2

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Obituary

Mrs. August Zeismer died at her home in Ventura on the morning of November 12, following a seven weeks' illness caused by heart disease.

She was born in Germany on September 23, 1854, making her 71 years, 1 month and 20 days old at the time of her death. She grew up and was married in Germany.

Mr. and Mrs. Zeismer had eleven children, five of whom died. The six living sons and daughters are: Mrs. Ferdinand Boehnke and Henry Zeismer of Ventura, Mrs. N. Paulson, Ed and Will Zeismer of Garner, and Herman Zeismer of Lockport. Illinois, Mr. and Mrs. Zeismer had a very happy married life together. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last April.

After spending four years in Detroit, Michigan, and seven in Joliet, Illinois, they lived on a farm near Ventura for twenty-eight years, and then moved to Ventura where they have lived for nine years.

Arrangements were made to hold funeral services at the Zeismer home at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, and a service at 2:00 o'clock at the church at St. John's corners. The Rev. Wolfrom was asked to have charge of the service. Mrs. Zeismer's final resting place will be at the St. John's cemetery, west of Ventura.

source: Clear Lake Reporter, 17 Nov 1925, page 8, column 3/4


 

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