NOBLES COUNTY, MINNESOTA
GERDES, POWERS, VON HOLDT, REIMER, THOMPSON, FURY, GEBE, BESSER, BOUTAIN,
MARCHAND, MURRAY, TEEL, EASTERDAY, KANE, BARDEN, WEHLER, MEIER, WILDANGER,
Hie Gerdes Laid to Rest Friday
Funeral services were held Friday, July 15, 1955, at 2:00 p.m. in the
Presbyterian church in Brewster for Hie Fredrick GERDES, who died at the
Heart condition was the immediate cause of death.
Officiating pastor was Rev. George SAUNDERS.
Burial was in the
Mr. GERDES, son of John and Helen GERDES, was born November 20, 1887, at
On November 2, 1911 he married Alta Mae POWERS at
Left to mourn his departure are three sons; Harvey, Clarence and Lindle,
all of Worthington; and five daughters: Viola
(Mrs. Emil VON HOLDT) of Round Lake, Leita (Mrs. Henry REIMER) of Long Prairie,
Myrtle (Mrs. Robert THOMPSON) of Kinbrae, Elaine (Mrs. Donald FURY) of Brewster,
and Shirley of Minneapolis.
Two brothers: John of
Also surviving are 20 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.
Attesting to the esteem in which Hie was held were many friends from here
and elsewhere who gathered at the Presbyterian church Friday afternoon for the
services. Hie will long be
remembered in the Brewster community and he leaves many friends who mourn his
Friends and Relatives Attending GERDES Funeral
John GERDES of Melrose, Mrs. Alvina GERDES and Lloyd of Minneapolis, Mr. and
Mrs. George GERDES of Rapid City, South Dakota, Mr. and Mrs. Walt GEBE of
Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Fred BESSER of Rushmore, Mr. Frank WILSON of Euclid,
Minnesota, Mrs. Edgar BOUTAIN of Hibbing, Minnesota, Mr. and Mrs. John MARCHAND
of Milford, Iowa, Mrs. Earl MARCHAND of Milford, Mr. and MRS. Ted MURRAY and
family of Sioux City, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight TEEL of Hornick, Iowa and Mr.
and Mrs. Amos EASTERDAY of Varina, Iowa.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our neighbors, relatives and friends for the flowers,
memorials, food and help provided us following the death of our dear father and
brother, Hie GERDES. Your kind and
considerate actions will always be deeply appreciated.
The family of Hie GERDES.
by: Colleen Fury Boose
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