Spencer Advocate; Spencer, Nebr.; Thurs., 4 Jan 1933, Page 1
Death Claims Aged Butte Lady
Monday – Mrs. Tiefenthaler, 90, Passes Away After Long Illness; Services
Catherine Tiefenthaler passed away Monday evening at the age of 89 years, 7
months, 2 days, after having been bedfast for nearly two years with a
complication of diseases.
born in Germany on May 29, 1844, and there she was married to Martin
Tiefenthaler. Later they came to the United States, moving to Halbur, Iowa,
where Mr. Tiefenthaler engaged in the carpenter business.
they moved to Boyd County and lived in Butte until 1920 when they returned to
Iowa. There Mr. Tiefenthaler passed away in March, 1923. Eight years later,
Mrs. Tiefenthaler returned to Butte and has since made her home with her
daughters, Mrs. Koenig and Mrs. Alfred Derner. She had been at the Derner home
for some time before her death.
were held from St. Peter’s & Paul’s church in Butte at 7 o’clock Wednesday
morning, and the remains were taken to Halbur, Iowa, where another service was
to be held and interment made.
survived by three sons, Joe and John of Butte and Anton of Halbur, Iowa; four
daughters, Mrs. Catherine Derner and Mrs. Elizabeth Koenig of Butte, Mrs. Mary
Sondergroth of Bonesteel and Mrs. Clara Wittrock of Halbur, Iowa; forty-one
grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
those who went to Halbur, Iowa, Wednesday for the burial, were Mr and Mrs. John
Tiefenthaler, Mr and Mrs. Joe Tiefenthaler, Sr., Mr and Mrs. Peter Koenig, Mrs.
Alfred Derner and son, Alfred, Joseph Tiefenthaler, Jr., and Mr and Mrs. Theo.
Sondergroth of Bonesteel.
the sympathy of the entire community to the relatives who are left to mourn the
passing of their mother and grandmother.
by: Jeanne (Pritchett) Rytych
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