Obit: Holtzhausen, Ida (1856 - 1921)

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----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Wis.) 02/25/1921

Holtzhausen, Ida (28 OCT 1856 - 21 FEB 1921)

Mrs. Ida Holtzhausen, one of the oldest pioneers of this vicinity, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Muehlenberg, at Sheboygan last Monday, Feb. 21.

The body accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Muehlenberg was brought here Wednesday and the funeral held Thursday from the M. E. Church, with interment in the Colby Cemetery.

Mrs. Ida Mueller was born Oct. 28, 1856 in the town of Wilson, Sheboygan, Co., where she grew to womanhood. On June 17, 1877 she was united in marriage to Karl Holtzhausen and in 1879 they came to Colby, Wis., making their home until seven years ago when Mr. Holtzhausen passed away. She remained here for three months and then left for Sheboygan and made her home with her daughter, Mrs. J Muehlenberg up to the time of her death.

She is survived by two children, Carl Holtzhausen of Colby and Mrs. John Muehlenberg, Sheboygan, two children preceding her in death. She is also survived by one brother, Henry Mueller of Sheboygan.

Mrs. Holtzhausen was held in high esteem by all who knew her and her death is mourned by all.

Those from out of town attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. John Muehlenberg and two children of Sheboygan, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kolb of Thorp, Clark County, Wis., and Mr. Herman Holtzhausen of Thorp.



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