Obituary : Wilhelmina Margaret Niemeyer
Mrs. Jacob Conrad died at her home in Glasgow, Tuesday afternoon, June 26,
1906, at an advanced age, after a lingering illness of several months. Her
death was due to old age and general decline; she had been confined to her
bed since last March. Mrs. Conrad was born in Germany and came to this
country at at early age, and the family has resided in Glasgow many years.
Her husband died ten years ago. She leaves to mourn her demise seven
children; one son, Frank Conrad, who resides on the old homestead and six
daughters, Mrs. Louisa Young, of Burr Oak; Mrs. Harrison Young, Mrs. Thomas
Hardie, Mrs. Oscar Marshall, of North Bend; Mrs. Charles Thorp, Mrs. Thomas
Powell, of Melrose. The funeral will be held at the home of Frank Conrad at
11 o' clock, today, June 29th, conducted by Rev. Pariseus, of Burr Oak, and
remains will be interred in the Glasgow cemetery. There will be a large
attendance of relatives at the services. Undertaker Smith has charge of
The funeral of Mrs. Jacob Conrad was held at the home of Frank Conrad, at
Glasgow, at 11 o' clock, June 29th., conducted by Rev. Pariseus of Burr Oak.
Services were held at the house as follows: Organ praeludium by Max Fischer,
organist, song, "Jesus Lover of My Soul," by the choir of the Ev.
Lutheran Christ Church of Burr Oak, under the directorship of Max Fischer;
English sermon by Rev. W. Pariseus. The text was 11 Timothy, 4th chapter,
7th verse; "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have
kept the faith." Song, "Nearer My God to Thee," by the choir.
German sermon, text, John VII, 38; by the Rev. Pariseus; song, "You Have
Patiently Suffered," by the choir. After the services at the house the
remains were interred in the Glasgow cemetery. There was a large attendance
of relatives and friends; also members of the Ev. Lutheran Church, of Burr
Oak, of which the deceased was a member. The choir rendered two selections
at the grave. Undertaker F. Smith had charge of arrangements of the funeral.
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