Alice Koolhof Obituary

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SERVICES FOR MRS. KOOLHOF HELD AT LAKOTA LAKOTA — Funeral services were held at 10:30 a. m., Monday for Mrs. Alice Koalhof in the First Presbyterian church with the Rev. Harlnn Kruse in charge. Music was furnished by Mrs. C. A. Gutknechl and Mrs. C. W. Buckels who sang Beyond the Sunset, and Abide with Me. Pallbearers were six grandsons, namely Edwin" Aukes, Marvin Fortune, John Drew Jr., Morris Drew, James Baker and Albert Koolhof. She was buried in the Graceland cemetery at Webster City late husband Harm mother and her jnain interest?; .vere her home arid family. : Lutheran Aid, Elects Mesclames Fred Christ, August Klocke, Helmer Hanson and John V. Dorenbush entertained the Lutheran Aid Wednesday in the church parlors. Mrs. Junior Peppy had the topic The Reformation. The Rev. Meinecke led devotions Velma Meyer, Ilona Hcrtzke, lona Sachs, Donna Hertzke, Marlcne Christ and Shelda Hertzke • sang What a Friend We Have in Jesus, and, O Master Let Me WalK with Thee. They were accompanied by Lillian Meyer. Election pf officers was held and are President, Mrs. Ted Wallentine; vice-president, Mrs. Glen Mabus; secretary, Mrs. Albert Wibtaen; treasurer, Mrs. David Patterson. beside her Koolhof. Alice Jansen Koolhof was born Sept. 1, 1874 in Finsterwold, Groninger, Nederland, daughter of Elderl and Stienje Jansen. She grew to womanhood in the land of her birth and on Oct. 13, 1B92 was united in marriage to Harm Koolhof. This couple with their four children came to America in 1901 and settled near Webster City. In 1915 her husband died and two years later she with hoi- family moved to the Buffalo Center community where she spent the next 10 years. In 1927 she moved to Lakota where she has since resided. She leaves sev<*n children: Albert, of Webster City, Christina (Mrs. John Drew), of Estherville; Alieda (Mrs. I. W. Fortune), of Waterloo; Henry, of Polk, Mo.; Elsie (Mrs. Ted Aukes), 'Buffalo Center; Minnie (Mrs. John Baker), of Kamrar; and Raymond, Milwaukee, Wis. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren a n d 42 great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter Jennie. Five brothers and one sister also preceded her in death, and she was the last surviving member of her family. Mrs. Koolhof was a member of the First Presbyterian churqh here and at the limp of her daeth belonged to the Mcrian Woman's Group Meets Mesdames I. E. Wortman, Nelson Brack and W. F. Kienitz were hostesses to the Woman's Christian Association Thursday in the church parlors. Mrs. Russell Te Paske sang a solo The _i<jve of God. She was accompan- ed by Mrs. J. E. Ukena. A characterization was., given by two narrators, Mrs. Fred Schroeder and Mrs. Robert Beemer. with VIrs. John Ukena, Idah Telkamp, Mrs! Lawrence Lewis and "Mrs. W. F. Kienitz acting as responses. The Mary Circle was in charge of the program. Hip is Broken Mrs. W. D. Ley and son Davicl drove to Watertown, S. D., Saturday to visit her mother Mrs. L. J. Odland, of Clark, S D., who is a patient in the Lutheran hospital. Mrs. Odland fell Tuesday while at • the dentist's ,in that town and broke he"r hip. There was a step down that she did not see. They operated on her hip and put in a peg and she js getting along very well at this writing. Mrs. Odland is real well known to many here as she has often made lenthy visits here. circle. She passed away Saturday morning at the Buffalo Ccntei hospital having attained the age of 79 years 2 months. During the past year she had been hospitalized much of the time. Mrs. Koolhof was a devotee Pol-Luck Luncheon Held A, pot-luck one o'clock luncheon in honor-of Mrs. Wade Ball, of Wheeling, Mo., was''held at Mrs. C. A. Gutknccht's Tuesday. Guests included Mrs. < .Merrill Spark, Blue Earth, Minn., Mrs Ralph Dewey', Sac City; Mrs. E. Ukena, Mrs. I. E. Wortman, Mrs. Fred Schroeder-, Mrs. Raymond Winters, M r s. Ronald Heetland, Mrs. Jerry Heetland Mrs. Elmer Pa,ulsen and-Mr. anc Mrs. E. A. Wortman.

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  1. Kossuth County Advance,
  2. 10 Nov 1953, Tue,
  3. Page 39

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