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Vanderham, Mrs. Wilhelmina 1840-1914


Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 1/14/2006 at 19:36:29

Source: Akron Register newspaper
Dated 12 Nov 1914

Mrs. Wilhelmina Vanderham died Saturday, November 7, 1914, at Platte,
S.D., aged 74 years, 5 months and 25 days. Seven weeks before she
submitted to an operation for gallstones, when it was found she was also
afflicted with cancer, and she declined from that time to the end.

Wilhelmina Krueger was born May 13, 1840, at Hooksiel, Germany, where
she was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church. She was united
in marriage with John Vanderham in 1859. On September 21, 1862, they
came to the United States, first locating at Monticello, Iowa, and lived
there until 1892, when they came to Akron vicinity. Seven children are
left to mourn a kind and devoted mother-five sons, Charles and Henry of
Platte, S.D., Theodore and John of Akron vicinity, and David of near
Hawarden; two daughters Mrs. Katie Mollhoff and Mrs. Annie Degen,
residing in this vicinity. The bereaved relatives have the sympathy of
many friends.

Deceased went to Platte last June to reside with her son, Charles. The
remains arrived here from that place Monday. The funeral was conducted
by Rev. F. Meske in the German Lutheran church Tuesday afternoon at 2
o'clock and was largely attended. Interment was made in Riverside


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