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SCHUBERT, Hans 1861-1939


Posted By: Ida CC
Date: 1/6/2016 at 08:39:20

July 11, 1939
Obituary for Hans Schubert, Ida Grove Reporter

Another aged citizen of Holstein was called to his reward Tuesday evening in the person of Hans Schubert, Sr. He was born at Witzwort, Province of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Apr. 3. 1861. 

In infancy he was received into the Lutheran church by baptism. At the age of 17 he came to the United States. Four years later on the 10th day of October he was married to Katherine Haas. To this union were born twelve children, six sons and six daughters; one son and one daughter died in infancy. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Mrs. Lena Leckband in 1916 and Mrs. Ann Helkenn in 1924 and by his wife in 1932. 

They followed the occupation of farming until the year 1919, when they retired and moved to their present home in Holstein, where he enjoyed fairly good health until February when he began suffering from a heart ailment. On the morning of July 11th, he had a severe heart attack and a paralytic stroke from which he never regained consciousness. He passed away the same evening at nine o'clock. 

He is survived by five sons and three daughters, namely Mrs. Mary Helkenn, of Holstein; Henry of Harris, IA.; Hans of Oklahoma; John, Chris and Mrs. Katie Bagenstos of Holstein and Mrs. Laura Immens of Harris; also 32 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren. Funeral was held Friday, July 14 at 1:30 from the home with Rev. R. J. Runion officiating. Burial was made in the Galva township cemetery.


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