|Birth: ||Sep. 19, 1845|
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 1928|
Funeral Services for Mrs. Anna C. Block
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at two o'clock at the Evangelical Lutheran church for Mrs. Anna Catherine Block, 82 years old, who died Tuesday [June 5, 1928] night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Anton Roben. The Rev. Wagoner of Terril officiated at the funeral and burial was made at the Oak Hill cemetery. Besides Mrs. Roben she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Carl Franke of Chicago, also seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. She had made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Roben for the past twenty years. (Estherville News, Estherville, IA, June 13, 1928)
Pioneer Woman Passes Away
Katherina Block, a pioneer resident of Estherville, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Anton Roben, two miles south of town, at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Death was due to the infirmities of old age. Deceased was 82 years old at the time of her death.
Katherina Hiller was born in Hanover, Germany, September 19, 1845. She was united in marriage to Christian Block. Five children, three of whom died in infancy, were born from this union. Surviving her are two children, Mrs. Karl Franke, of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Anton Roben, of Estherville. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, June 6, 1928)
Oak Hill Cemetery
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