Gellerman Minnie (Died 1926)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 10/28/2011 at 17:13:57
August 12, 1926
MINNIE GELLERMAN DIES IN SOO CITY
Passes Away in Prime of Life At the Age of 22 Years—Funeral Held Today
Miss Minnie Gellerman, age 22 years, passed away in Sioux City on Monday
evening, following an illness of 11 days. Up to the time of her death, she
was employed at the Martin Hotel and worked for some time at Elk Point, S.D.
Miss Gellerman was born in Preston twp., and received her schooling in Grant
twp. The family lived near the Sioux county line for many years and are
pioneer residents of this city.
The funeral was held today at the Craig Lutheran Church, Rev. Wm. Zibell
Deceased leaves her mother, Mrs. Henry Gellerman; three sisters, Mary,
Sophie and Anna Gellerman; and three brothers, John, Henry and Fred
Gellerman, all of this county.
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, Aug. 13, 1926
SHORT ILLNESS PROVES FATAL
MISS MINNIE GELLERMAN SUCCUMBS IN HOSPITAL AFTER TEN DAYS SICKNESS
Following a brief illness, lasting only eleven days, Miss Minnie Gellerman
aged 22, died Monday evening at the Lutheran hospital in Sioux City. Death
was due to tubercular meningitis. Minnie Gellerman was born in Preston
township and lived subsequently in Grant township where she received her
early education. The family later moved to the David Hammond farm in Sioux
county, twelve miles north of LeMars. Miss Gellerman worked in Elk Point,
S.D., and other places and was employed at the Martin hotel in Sioux City
when overtaken by her last illness. The remains were brought to LeMars
Monday night and then conveyed to the home of her brothers in Sioux county.
The funeral was held from there yesterday afternoon and service conducted in
the Lutheran church at Craig by Rev. Wm. Zibell, the pastor.
She is survived by her mother; three brothers and three sisters, John,
Henry, and Fred, Mary, Sophia and Annie, all living in Craig and Ireton
Death has entered the Gellerham home three times with a short period, her
father, and a sister preceding her in death within a few months.
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