Obituary - Anna Deters (1877)

Obituary - Anna Deters (1877)


The funeral services for Mrs. Wm. Pruemer were held in St. Francis church, Teutopolis, Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock, Jan. 12, 1929 followed by interment in the parish cemetery. Father Ephrem Muench, O. F. M., sang the requiem Mass and Father Anthony Wagner, O. F. M., assistant pastor, officiated at the grave. The obsequies were largely attended by relatives, ___, friends, the married Ladies' Sodality and Third Order, both of which deceased was a loyal member.

Mrs. Pruemer died at St. Anthony's hospital, Effingham, early last Thursday morning, January 10, 1929, of pneumonia. She had been taken there the day before in a serious condition which steadily increased until death.

Deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Deters of St. Francis township and saw the light of day December 2, 1877.

She received her education at the Maple Grove School, Dist. No. 25. Grownup to womanhood she married, Wm. G. Pruemer, ex-supervisor of St. Francis township, October 18, 1898.

Mrs. Pruemer is sorely mourned by her husband, eight children: Ben of Effingham, Mrs. Ferd (Mayme) Zerrusen of St. Francis township, Helen, Katharine, Henry, Anna, William, Jr. and John all at home and one grandchild. She furthermore leaves one sister, Mrs. Henry Niendiek of Effingham, one brother, Tony Deters of southeast of Teutopolis, and other relatives.

THE PRESS extends heartfelt sympathy and condelence to the sorrow-stricken husband and children.

Relatives from afar who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ortmann of Germantown, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Langhauser and son Leo of Beckmeyer, Ill., and Mrs. Elmer Sandfort and George Otte of Terre Haute, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Clem Kroeger, Judge Harold Taylor, Attorneys Byron Piper, Paul Taylor, D. L. Wright, Barney Overbeck, Supt. G. W. Henderson, Mart Jakley, and Frank Eversmann of Effingham, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Siefken, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Garbe, and William Goebel and family of Montrose and others whose names we failed to get.

The following neighbors acted as pallbearers: John Nosbisch, Henry Hoelscher, John Drees, Wm. Hartke, Joseph Mette, and John Mette.

The following girls acted as flower carriers: Emma Deters, Myrtle Westendorf, Esther Westendorf, Dorothy Brummer, Anna Probst, Edith Drees, Helen Hoelscher, Edna Nosbisch, Florence Pals and Josephine Cremer.


We herewith extend our sincerest thanks to Rev. Father Hesslin and Sisters of St. Anthony's hospital, Effingham, to the trained nurse, to Rev. Fathers Ephrem and Anthony, to relatives, neighbors and friends and to all who in any way assisted us during the illenss and after the death of our beloved wife and mother, also to the donors of beautiful flowers and spiritual bouquets. God bless you.


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