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Brehm, Kathryn 1864-1939

BREHM, KOENIG, GEORGES

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 12/13/2014 at 12:35:59

Note: Her mother's maiden name was Georges. She is buried in the Floyd Valley Cemetery, Hinton.

Former Hinton Woman Dies

Mrs. John Brehm Passed Away

Relatives of the Brehm family in Plymouth county were notified Friday of the death of Mrs. Kathryn Brehm, well known former Plymouth county resident, at her home in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday following an illness of several months.

She was the wife of the late John Brehm, prominent farmer in Hungerford township and a member of the board of supervisors for several terms in earlier days.

Kathryn Koenig was born in Baltimore, Md., July 31, 1864. When she was ten years old she came with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Koenig, to Le Mars. The settled on a farm in Stanton township where she grew to womanhood. She was married to John Brehm of Hungerford township where they lived until 1919 where they moved to Pasadena years ago.

Nine children were born to them, six of whom are living; Mrs. Carolyn Osmundson, Mrs. Janet Minkler and Miss Gladys Brehm of Pasadena, Calif., Will Brehm of Merrill, Ralph Brehm of Hinton and Floyd Brehm of New York.

She also leaves four sisters and three brothers, Mrs. J. H. Bauernfeind of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. C. D. Wendell, Story City, Iowa, Mrs. Dan Zinser of Pasadena, Calif., Mrs. S. H. Turbeville of Mishawaka, Ind.; Gottlieb Keonig, Minneapolis, Minn., Chris Koenig, White, S. D., Harry Koenig of Santa Barbara, Calif., and three grandchildren, Jack, Marilyn and James William.

Mrs. Brehm won many friends owing to her fine Christian character. She was a member of the Holliston Methodist church in Pasadena where funeral services were held Saturday afternoon. The body was brought to her old home and funeral services will be held this Tuesday afternoon at the Melbourne church. Rev. Karl Kaupp, pastor of the church, and Rev. G. O. Thompson of Le Mars will officiate. Burial will be in the Melbourne cemetery.

Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Tuesday, September 12, 1939
Le Mars, Iowa


 

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