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Bellville Times
13 August 1937


Aged woman was Texas resident for 66 years  Mrs. Minna Schroeder, 88, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Emil Krumrey, on Tuesday morning, after an illness which kept her confined to her bed for several weeks.  Despite her age, she was comparatively active until the illness which resulted in her death. 

Mrs. Schroeder, nee Rath, was born in Mecklenburg, Germany on June 11, 1849.  In 1868 she married Joachim Schroeder and came to Texas in 1871.   To them twelve children were born, three preceding her in death. 

She is survived by six daughters: Mrs. Louise Hoff, Mrs. Minna Krumrey and Mrs. Alvina Frank of Bellville; Mrs. Lena Grube, Ganado, Mrs. Meta Carter, Bryan, and Mrs. Anna Roegge, Rosenburg; three sons Fritz, Otto and Herman of Bellville; thirty-five grandchildren  and thirty great  grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, with Rev. A.L. Conner of the Methodist Church officiating.

Pallbearers were:  Emil Ottmer, Ed. Krumrey, Wilbert Frank, Walter Teichmann, Raymond Schroeder, Roman Mewis."

Submitted by Jerry Lee Frank


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