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Henry August Ahrens
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1887
Renville County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 14, 1972
Redwood Falls
Redwood County
Minnesota, USA

Henry August Ahrens was born on 05 June 1887, in Beaver Falls Township, Renville County, Minnesota, to Frederich "Fred" Ahrens and Minnie (Bratsch) Ahrens.

Henry married Anna Wilhelmine Schauer on 06 September 1911 in Renville County, Minnesota. Unfortunately, their marriage ended in divorce. While he was married to Anna, Henry farmed in Beaver Falls, until 1935, when they moved to Redwood Falls.

On 07 January 1943, Henry August Ahrens married Luella Pearl (Palmer) Carruth in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Both were residents of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, when they got married.

Henry August Ahrens died on Sunday, 14 May 1972, at the Redwood County Hospital in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, where he had been a patient for two days.

Survivors included Henry's wife, Luella Pearl; his children by his first marriage, Mrs. Alvina (Leo) Goblirsch of Redwood Falls, Mrs. Ada (Thomas) Rohlik of Springfield, and Dale J. (Margaret) Ahrens of Baltimore, Maryland; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; brothers, George of Slayton, John of Chicago, and Theodore of Bryant, South Dakota; and his previous wife, Anna Wilhelmine (Schauer) (Ahrens) Johnson. Henry was preceded in death by a son, five brothers, and four sisters.

Family and friends paid their last respects to Henry at the Hoepner Funeral Home in Redwood Falls, until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 May.

Pastor David Campbell conducted the funeral service for Henry August Ahrens, which was held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, 18 May 1972, in the Church of Christ in Redwood Falls.

Pallbearers were Marvin, Maynard, William, Howard, Leonard and Earnie Ahrens. Interment followed in the Redwood Falls Cemetery.

 
 
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 Children:
  Alvina Amy Ahrens Goblirsch (1915 - 2009)*
  Ada Margarete Ahrens Rohlik (1918 - 2013)*
  Irvin Leroy Ahrens (1919 - 1962)*
  Dale John Ahrens (1922 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Redwood Falls Cemetery
Redwood Falls
Redwood County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Ruthy Goblirsch Sturgill
Record added: Feb 14, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125135225
Henry August Ahrens
Added by: Ruthy Goblirsch Sturgill
 
Henry August Ahrens
Added by: Ruthy Goblirsch Sturgill
 
Henry August Ahrens
Added by: Ruthy Goblirsch Sturgill
 
 
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RIP, Grandpa Ahrens.
- Ruthy Goblirsch Sturgill
 Added: Mar. 11, 2016
 
 
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