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Christina "Carrie" (Newerf) Williams (1954)


Posted By: Treva Patterson
Date: 6/9/2007 at 19:13:05

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, June 30, 1954


Former Carrie Newerf Died at Marshalltown Last Friday

Mrs. Sam Williams, member of a well-known Winterset family, died Friday, June 25, at Marshalltown where she had made her home for many years. She was 74 years of age.

Mrs. Williams was the former Carrie (Christina J.) Newerf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Newerf. She was born at Pella, but moved to Winterset with her parents at an early age. She was reared in this community and for many years was employed as a clerk in the Koser Brothers store here.

She was married to Sam Williams of Winterset and they moved to Marshalltown which had since been her home.

Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Henrietta; a sister, Mrs. Hattie Allgeyer of Winterset; and a brother, Fred Newerf of Des Moines.

Funeral services were held Monday at Marshalltown and the body was brought here for burial in the Winterset cemetery with brief grave-side services.

Marshalltown Times-Republican
Marshalltown, Iowa
Saturday, June 26, 1954
Page 7, Column 8

Mrs. Williams Is Dead At 73; Rites Monday

Mrs. Carry Williams, 73, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. Milton Hanson, 909 W. Church St., Friday afternoon. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected

Born in Pella, Oct. 26, 1880, the daughter of Charles and Henrietta Neiuwerf, when small the family moved to Winterset and she received her education in the Pella and Winterset schools.

July 1, 1905 she married Samuel H. Williams at Winterset. The couple lived in Ottumwa prior to coming to Marshalltown in 1926 where she had since resided.

Preceding her in death were her husband in 1949, and two sons in infancy, Samuel and Nicholas.

Mrs. Williams was a member of the First Congregational Church.

Surviving are daughter Mrs. G. Milton Hanson, a sister, Mrs. Otis Allgeyer, Winterset and a brother Frederick Neiuwerf of Des Moines.

Private services will be held at Estel-Perrin Funeral Home Monday in charge of the Rev. Ronald Dickson with burial later in the day at the Winterset Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home through Sunday evening.

Coordinator's note: Although there was consistency in the Marshalltown obituary regarding the deceased's maiden name, the parents gravestone says "Newerf".


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