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Youngwirth, Mrs. Frank (Lydia) 1897-1930


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 1/7/2018 at 20:11:41


Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Youngwirth, whose untimely death last week Monday at 6:30 p.m. from a blood clot which reached the heart was reported in last week’s Advance, were conducted by Father Dalvern last Thursday, and burial was made in the St. Benedict cemetery. Pallbearers were Simon Hirner, J.N. Wilger, William Neuroth, Ben Kunkel, Herman Erdman, and Orrie Miller.

Mrs. Youngwirth was Lydia Charlotte, the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. J.W. Weinands, now of Lennox, S.D. Mr. Weinands was formerly the Evangelical pastor of LuVerne. She was born at La Porte March 9, 1897. She and her husband had ever since been farming north of LuVerne.

The couple’s first child, a son, died in babyhood ten years ago. Mr. Youngwirth, a son Elmer, 9, another son, Donald, 6, and a babe of two weeks survive. Mrs. Youngwirth was only 32 at death.

Besides relatives named in the LuVerne column as attending the funeral, two sisters of Mrs. Youngwirth were unable to come: Mrs. Frank Wilkinson, Grand Rapids, Minn., and Mrs. Effort Miller, Hill City, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Lang Sr., Marshalltown, and Mrs. Jos. Stufflick, Fort Dodge, with her daughter Alvina, were in attendance.

Relatives Come for Funeral—
The Rev. and Mrs. J.W. Weinands, Lenox, S.D., were here to attend the funeral of their daughter, Mrs. Frank Youngwirth, at the St. Benedict church last Thursday morning. Burial was made in the St. Benedict cemetery. Other relatives attending were her brothers and sisters: Mr. and Mrs. Will Weinands, Willow Lake, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Mathes, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weinands, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Weinands, Cedar Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Weinands and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Weinands, Cedar Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lange, Jr., Marshalltown; Mrs. Edward Worden, Marshalltown; Mrs. John Youngwirth, Elk River, Minn. Besides her husband, she left two little boys, Elmer, 9, and Donald, 6.

Source: Kossuth County Advance, January 30, 1930


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