Antje Heide 1854-1930
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 4/12/2020 at 23:00:18
(February 10, 1854 – February 16, 1930
Pomeroy Herald, Pomeroy, Iowa, Thurs., Feb. 27, 1930, p.1, col.31Funeral Services Held For Mrs. Antje Heide
Mrs. Antje Heide was born February 10, 1854 in Grosefelm Ostfriesland, Germany. She was baptized on February 19th at Aurich Oldendorf, also confirmed in the same church on February 24, 1871. She came to Pomeroy in the year 1885, and was united in marriage to Mr. John Heide on September 30, 1888. Mr. Heide passed away in 1912. Although Mrs. Heide had been quite frail for some time, her condition was not considered serious and her sudden death was a shock to her relatives and friends. She passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ackers about 2 o’clock in the morning of February 16. She had reached the age of 76 years and 5 days. Mrs. Heide was an affectionate mother, a kind neighbor, and loved by all who knew her. She is survived by three daughters and one son: Mrs. William Ackers, Mrs. William Gertz, Fred Heide and Mrs. Albert Gerdes. Also by three step-sons and one step-daughter: Peter, Otto and John Heide of Pomeroy, and Mrs. Emil Marten of Fort Dodge. One brother, John Ulfred Dirks of Pocahontas; three sisters, Mrs. Altja Assing of Pomeroy, Mrs. Jurena Zeman and Mrs. Matje Dirks, of Palmer, 18 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren survive her. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon of last week in the Evangelical church, conducted by Rev. W. R. Wetzeler from Appleton, Wisconsin, an intimated friend of the family and former pastor of the local church. Interment was made in Union Cemetery.
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