|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1863|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1940|
MRS. FAAS OF
77 Year Old Woman's
Funeral Services to
Be Held on Friday
GARNER—Mrs. Susanne Faas, 77, died shortly before noon Wednesday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hans Nielsen, with whom she had resided the past two years.
Mrs. Faas had been in failing health for the past year and one half, and in January she was stricken with pneumonia. She failed to recover her strength after her last illness.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Nielsen of Garner and Mrs. Joe Thome of Stacyville, and two sons, Mike Faas of Fairville, Wisconsin, and Ben Faas of Stacyville.
Funeral rites will be held in the Catholic church at Stacyville Friday morning, and burial will be made in the Catholic Cemetery there.
[Mason City Globe-Gazette, Thursday, April 04, 1940]
Susanna Adams Faas
Susanna Adams Faas was born at McHenry, Illinois, January 15, 1863. At the age of ten, she came to Iowa with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Adams, who settled at Stacyville, Iowa, in Mitchell County.
On November 16, 1886, she was united in marriage to George Faas, Sr., and to this union eight children were born. They were engaged in farming until 1914, when they moved to Stacyville, where she lived until her health failed, and in October, 1938, she went to Garner, Iowa, to make her home with her daughter Anna (Mrs. Hans Nielsen), who cared for her until she was called to her eternal reward on April 3, 1940, after a severe illness of three weeks.
She was a devoted mother, and always active in her community. She was a devout Christian, and an active member of Visitation parish.
She was preceded in death by her husband, November 21, 1933, and by four children, Kunegunda, Math, Benedict and Bernard.
She is survived by four children, Mike, of Ferryville, Wisconsin,; Anna, (Mrs. Han Nielsen) of Garner, Iowa; Rosina, (Mrs. Joe Thome) of Meyer, Iowa, and Benedict, of Stacyville; three brothers and one sister, Matt, Peter and Martin Adams, and Mrs. Margaret Theobald, and several grandchildren.
Credit: S. Bell
Nicholas Michael Adams (1826 - 1882)
Anna Maria Steffens Adams (1834 - 1887)
George Faas (1857 - 1933)*
Benedict Faas (1892 - 1893)*
Kunegunda Faas (1892 - 1908)*
Rosina Faas Thome (1898 - 1978)*
Benedict Bernard Faas (1900 - 1979)*
Michael Adams (1859 - 1931)*
Mathais Adams (1861 - 1944)*
Susanna Adams Faas (1863 - 1940)
John A Adams (1865 - 1937)*
Peter Albert Adams (1869 - 1947)*
Margaret Adams Theobald (1869 - 1940)*
Bernard "Ben" Adams (1871 - 1935)*
Jacob Adams (1873 - 1905)*
Martin Adams (1877 - 1945)*
Visitation Catholic Cemetery
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Mar 21, 2008
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