Christina W. Green (1849-1933)
Posted By: Shannon Smith (email)
Date: 1/13/2017 at 11:53:39
Funeral Services Sunday or Pioneer Resident
Christenia Wilhelmina Frohardt was born April 22, 1849, near California, Mo., in Moniteau county and died Sept. 21, 1933 at the age of 84 years and 5 months.
She was visiting the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Wiseman, near Logan, Iowa, during the past month and has been ill the last three weeks with paralysis.
In 1866, at the age of 17 years she moved with family to Iowa, locating in Pottawattamie county near Dumfries. The trip to Iowa was made by steamboat, landing at Kanesville, which is now called Council Bluffs. The family then walked 12 miles to their new home.
She had many thrilling experiences with the Indians during the first years of her life in Iowa. She was confirmed March 11, 1867, in the Lutheran church, of which she was a faithful member until death.
On March 29, 1867 whe was united in marriage to Henry A. Green. They located on a farm in Mills county where she lived 49 years. Into this union were born nine children, two dying in their infancy, and one son, Louis, at the age of 28. Her husband died Oct. 7 1915, at the age of 82, his death being caused by paralysis. Since then she has made her home with her son in law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Wait. Surviving are four sons, Gustave A., North Branch, Minn., Chris F. and William D. of Council Bluffs, and Charles J. of Harlan, Iowa; and two daughters, Mrs. William Wiseman of Logan, and Mrs. Leon Wait of Council Bluffs; two brothers, Lewis P. Frohardt of Granite City, Ill., F. C. Frohardt of Council Bluffs; two sisters, Mrs. Caroline Mass of Omaha, and Mrs. W. A. Sewing of Woodbine, Iowa. She also leaves 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Leon Wait, at 1:30 p.m., followed by formal services at the Lutheran church in the Plumer Settlement. Rev. Alfred Hoff of Millard, Neb., officiated at both services. Music was furnished by the Price quartet.
Pallbearers were Marvin and Arthur Wiseman, and Richard, Walter, and Alfred Green, all grandsons, and Howard Poole, nephew.
Flower girls were Elda Green, Dorothy Wait, Viola Miller, Martha Fiala, Mildred Martin, and Emma Noel, all granddaughters.
The body was laid to rest in the Lutheran cemetery at the Plumer Settlement.
Glenwood Opinion-tribune Thursday, September 28, 1933 Glenwood, Iowa
Pottawattamie Obituaries maintained by Karon S Velau.
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