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Mrs. Julia Wilhelmina Bollen


Posted By: Rebecca Foster (email)
Date: 8/22/2015 at 20:10:06


Mother of Charles Bollen Passes Away at Her Home in Clinton, Iowa, on Saturday, May 27th.

Mrs. Julia Wilhelmina Bollen, mother of Mr. Chas. Bollen, died at her home at Clinton on Saturday, May 27th, after an illness of five weeks duration, death being due to acute nephritis, with other complications of diseases. Mrs. Bollen had many acquaintances here in Denison, having visited at the home of her son on numerous occasions. Her last visit to Denison was made in December when her little granddaughter, Virginia, was so seriously ill, and she remained here for several weeks helping to care for the little one.

The deceased was born in Arens burg. Sehleswig-Holstein, Germany March 15. 1848. She went to Lyons, Iowa, in April. 1873, and was married there to Mr. Henry Bollen on June 21, 1873. They resided there until the year 1877, when they moved to the country some six miles west of Clinton, where they resided until the death of Mr. Bollen in April, 1891.

One daughter, Miss Emma, died in October. 1895. at the age of nine years. The deceased is survived by three sons, Charles Bollen, of this city Robert, of Miles. Iowa, and Henry, of Cedar Rapids, and two daughters, Mrs. Henry Lueders, of Lyons, Iowa, and Mrs. Lew Johnson, of Story City, Iowa. Also three sisters, Mrs. Angus to Fredricksen. of Clinton, and two sisters residing in Germany.

Mr. Charles Bollen went down to Clinton last week and was at the bed side of his mother when she passed away. Mrs. Bollen and Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Halle left Sunday morning to be attendance at the funeral, which was held Monday forenoon at 11 o'clock
the home.

Source: The Denison Review, Denison, Crawford, Ia., 31 May 1916.

Note: Ahrensburg is a town in the district of Stormarn, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is located northeast of Hamburg and is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.


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