MRS. M. SCHROEDER DIES LAST TUESDAY
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
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."