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Information for John/Johannes Applehans
23 November, 1891 - 5 November, 1974

Information for Caroline Lawby Applehans
28 August, 1886 - 4 November, 1974

From the Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1974
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Note - The following was taken from a transcription
from Mount Calvary Cemetery

Appelhans, John, b.23 Nov 1891, d.05 Nov 1974,
m. 4 Jan 1936, Caroline M, b.28 Aug 1886, d.04 Nov 1974


John and Caroline Applehans

     NAMPA - Mass of the Resurrection for John Applehans, 83, and his wife, Caroline Applehans, 88, of 130 Delaware, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Catholic Church by the Rev. Paul J. Flynn, S.M.
     Rosary will be recited at 7 tonight at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Mrs. Applehans died Monday morning in a Nampa nursing home and Mr. Applehans died Tuesday evening in the same nursing home, both after long illnesses.
     Mrs. Applehans was born on Nov. 5, 1891, in Russia, where he was reared.  He married Monica Rulheiser in Russia in 1911and the couple came to the United States in 1913.  They located at Pueblo, Colo., and later moved to Wyoming, where they farmed.  Mrs. Applehans died in 1928.
     He married Caroline Lawby on Jan. 4, 1936, in Riverton, Wyo., and they farmed there until moving to Nampa in 1944.  He farmed here until retiring in 1956.  He later was custodian for several years at St. Paul's Church and School.
     Mrs. Applehans was born on Aug. 28, 1886 in Johannesburg, Wis., and moved with her parents to Savageton, Wyo., as a girl.  She was reared and attended school in Savageton.
     They were both members of St. Paul's Catholic Church.
     He is survived by four sons, Joe, John and George Applehans, all of Riverton, Wyo., and Felix Applehans, Boise; three daughters, Annoie Moran, Boise, and Catherine Bessey and Marry Fabrizuis, both of Riverton; 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
     She is survived by a sister, Tersa Schultman, of Savageton, in daddition to her stepsons and stepdaughters, and their families.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, and two sisters.