Simon Aggen ---- Tri-County Record --- January 21, 1926
Funeral services for the late Simon Aggen, a resident of New Holstein for 17 years, were held at the Reformed church on Tuesday, by Rev. Plappert. The deceased, who died on Friday of liver complaint, was born in Ostfriesland, September, 28, 1857. He emigrated to America in 1863, and lived on a farm 2 miles west of this village. He was united in marriage to Miss Hanchen Zapp in 1878. The couple then took possession of the farm owned by the bride's father, where they resided until 1909, when the family moved to the village. In 1920, after the death of his first wife, he married Miss Celia Thede. The survivors are his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Dorothea Martin of Sheboygan; two sons, Otto and Archie Aggen of Milford, Neb.; one sister, Mrs. Arno Ahlf of New Holstein; two brothers, Conrad Aggen of Wittenberg, and Henry of Sheboygan; and five grandchildren. He was a member of the Reformed church for many years.