MRS* HENRY DIERKER i
RECEIVES FINAL -SUMMONS
Mrs. Henry Dierker passed away at feer home three miles north of Elmore last Friday morning, August 12, 1921, |&t 9 o'clock, after a brief illness of l^tily nine days. Her death is a severe ghpck to her devoted husband, children :and many friends,
1 !aM^^ Marie ^Dierker, nee Zuelch, was Inborn 'in Lorain, Ohio, on January 28, ,1854. Her parents, who were natives 'of Hessen, Germany, came to this \country in 1851, Nine years later they /moved from Lorain to Harris town¬ ship, Ottawa county, to make their [home on a farm' where Mrs. Dierker |not only spent her early childhood lei-jay's, but nearly 50 years of married alife as weU. She was baptised m ear^v ^nfancy and confirmed in the Trinity pivangelical church at Elliston by trie isRevT Qiiles *of Elmore, who supplied fihe ; congregation at that time. On [April 5, 1873, she was united in mar¬ riage to John Henry Dierker by fthe lev. Staebler. This home was blessed iwith ten children, two sons and eight tdaughters, one son and four daughters preceding her in death. faaShe passed from.*this life on Friday fmornihg, August 12, 1921, at the age jbf 67 years 6 months and 15 days. She |s asurvived by her husband, Henry CDierker, four daughters, Mrs. Eliza •Longerman of Elmore, Mrs. Clara fearnes of Port Clinton, Mrs. Gertrude Gerdirig and Mrs. Dora Coleman, both of Toledo; one son, Fred Dierker of Elmore; four grandchildren, a host of Relatives and friends.
unerai services were held Monday, ugust 15, 1921, at 2 o'clock at the St. ohn's Ev. church, where she was a member, as well as of the Ladies' Aid iSociety. Rev. Soell officiated at the •services, which were largely attended [by people from far and near, paying jtheir, last respects to a beloved friend. •Burial in Elmore Union cemetery.
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