Worthington, Minnesota Globe
Wednesday Feb. 5, 1964
Folkert F. Kuper
ELLSWORTH (Special) - Funeral Services were Friday at 1:30 p.m. from
Bethel Reformed Church for Folkert F. Kuper, 85, who died Jan. 28 at his
home in rural Ellsworth. The Rev. F. Snuttjer, pastor of Salem Reformed
Church, Little Rock, Iowa, officiated. Interment was in the church
Mr. Kuper was born Nov. 1, 1878 in Germany, the son of Mr. And Mrs.
Folkert Kuper, coming to this country with his parents at the age of
His mother died soon after reaching port at Baltimore, Md., and the
father and eight children settled in Grundy County, Iowa, near Ackley,
where Mr. Kuper grew to manhood.
He and Jennie Jutting were married Feb. 14, 1907 at Wellsburg, Iowa.
After farming in the Ackley area for four years, they came to their
present farm in northwest Iowa, near Ellsworth.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Folkert, at home, and
Ubbe, Adrian, and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, two sisters and