Henry Thye 1866-1941
THYE, BERGER, DREBENSTEDT, OTTO, HULT, BEHNE
Posted By: debbie (email)
Date: 2/26/2021 at 17:38:35
Henry Thye Dies Suddenly
Well Known Farmer Victim of Heart Attack-Rites Thursday
Henry Thye, well known Des Moines county farmer who lived a couple of miles north of Burlington on rural route 3, died at 2:30 a.m. today, victim of a heart ailment. While he had been in poor health for some little time, he had been up and around and his condition had not been regarded as critical.
Born in Germany
Born in Oldenburg, Germany, August 14, 1866, he came to the United States 62 years ago and has made his home in this country since then with the exception of four years spent in Rochester, New York. He was married in Rochester to Louise Berger, January 27, 1892.
He first farmed in the Danville area, but for the last 35 years, resided on the farm north of Burlington. He was an active member of the Oak Street Baptist church.
Surviving are his widow, four daughters, Mrs. Walter Otto, Mrs. Arthur Drebenstedt, Mrs. Percy Hult and Mrs. Theo Behne, all of Burlington; five sons, Herman, Theodore, Emil, Elmer and James, all of Burlington; one sister, Mrs. Phillip Lauer of Burlington; two brothers, Fred of Burlington and George, of Marion, Kansas. Also surviving are seventeen grandchildren. Three sons, two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, from Oak Street Baptist church, preceded by brief services at the Burnett-Wallen funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Aspen Grove Cemetery.
The Burlington Hawkeye, Burlington, Iowa
January 7, 1941
Des Moines Obituaries maintained by Robin Schneiderman.
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