Eliz kellen dies 1 Sep 1955
VOLUME LXXIV. Mrs. Elizabeth Kellen Rites Held Here Mon., Aug. 26 Mrs. Elizabeth Kellen died Friday, August 26th at the Cherokee hospital, where she was a patient for several years following a fall at her home here in which her hip was broken. She was a beloved resident of Alton and vicinity since 1889, when she came here as a bride. She was 88 years of age. Elizabeth Martin was married to Peter Kellen at New Holstein, Wis. July 2, 1889, and the couple came to this vicinity, settling on a farm east of Alton, now the Will Bindner farm. The family moved to town several years before the death of Mr. Kellen in 1934. Seven children were born to the union: Matilda, Mrs. Nic Henrich of Alton; O. M. Kellen, Waco, Texas; H. N. Kellen. Sioux City; Johanna, Mrs. Al Staab, Hadley, Minn.; Laura and George Kellen, Alton; E. W. Kellen, Honolulu, T. H. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's church Monday, Aug. 29th, in charge of Rev. Z. Rei.'sing. Pallbearers were Milic and Nick Hansen, O. P. Kcttler, Mike Herrig, Martin Streff, Peter Schneider. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kcllcn arrived by plane from HonokiUi, O. M. Kelieu from Waco, Mr. and Mrs. Al Staab, Mr. and Mrs. Claraenco Staab and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Staab, liadloy; Mr. and Mns. K. N. Kellen and Carl Kellen, ail oi' Sioux City, Iowa; Arleen Kellen, Omaha; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gahan jfllan- bury, Herb Brenner, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hommen, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Burjkers, Mrs. Ann Bunkers, Dell BiaiJidB, S.D.; Mrs. I'pih" AnglllC^Faulk- ton, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. Amos Klein, Sioux Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Klein, Howard, S. D.; Messrs. and Mesdames Nick Kellen, Frank Klein, Joe Kellen, Ted Bullerman and Mary Alice, Adrian, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bucholz, Carroll; Francis Henrich, Camp McCoy, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Leo Henrich, Archer, Kay Kellen, Sioux City, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kellen, LeMars, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kellen, Remsen. Mrs. Kellen was a devoted wife and mother and a good neighbor. She is remembered kindly by many friends. Sioux Co. Quota For Flood Disaster Set at $515.00 Richard Kroon, Sioux County Red Cross chairman, has been notified that the Sioux County quota for flood disaster relief in the recent floods in the New England states is $515.00. This amount is to be raised in one week. Contributions may be left at the Alton Saving Bank. More than $1,000.00 was spent by the Sioux County Red Cross two years ago for flood relief in the Floyd river flood. It is the hope of county officers that citizens will contribute generously to the fund for Eastern flood sufferers. Attend R. Mulder Rites, Des Moines Mr. and Mr.s. Dick W, Iviul- djr accompanied 'Mr. and Ivlrs. John Mulder of Siicl^on to Des MDlncs Friday iiK -.rnln;^; lo attend the funcrnl o£ thjir brother, Raymond B. Mulder, Cati,;;'day a'., 10:00 v.m. from Ihe Dunn I'uiu.Tnl hMmo. Others j pi 'e .;;.'n1 from here wore Messrs. 1 Bob Zcvenbcrgen and Mrs. S. i Kuyper. Ray had joined his family at Spirit Lake T^esday evening and w^as fatally Stricken Wednesday morning i^on after arising. ,;i :;,v He was fonnerly presiderit L gf^jihe, First Fett^. State> bdrik Im Des Moines and tlie Trust & Savings bank at. Manning. Born in Alton, he was graduated from the local high school where he was on the varsity basketball team. He worked in banks at Hospers, Sheldon, Maurice, Oto and Rutland from 1924 to 1932. He was examiner ifjoT the regional Agriculture Credit corporation in Omaha in 1932 and from 1933 to 1939 was fieldman in Illinois and Minnesota for the NW. Mutual Life Ins. Co. He went to Des Moines in 1943 to start his own mortgage company. He was a member of the Central Presbyterian church in Des Moines.