|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1892|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 1932|
MRS. MIKE ESSLER DIED EARLY THURSDAY
Deceased was Ill With Throat Affliction Only a Few Days.
Funeral Service Held From Church of Immaculate Conception Saturday
The Community was shocked Thursday when news spread about the city that Mrs. Mike Essler residing eight miles southwest of the city had passed away at 5:45 that morning.
May Mrs. Essler gave birth to a little daughter. The lady regained her health and on Sunday June 5th the family attended the church dinner given by St. Anthony Parish at Padua.
Monday night following the dinner Mrs. Essler became seriously and suddenly ill with a throat affection. Medical assistance was immediately summoned and although given every loving care she passed to the great beyond leaving the husband, the baby daughter and seven step children to whom she has been more than a mother for nearly three years, behind.
The deceased had a marvelous personality, being endowed with a sunny and sympathetic disposition and splendid health.
Mr. Essler's first wife passed away April 30, 1929. July 19 of that year Mrs. Henry Kettler, a widow, entered the home to take charge of things and care for the children. She was a natural homemaker and in a very short time she had won the respect and love of the children. June 24, 1930, Mrs. Kettler and Mr. Essler were united in marriage at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, New Munich. Their short married life was particularly happy. The arrival to the little daughter in the home May 9 filled, their cup of joy to overflowing.
Rose Mayer, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mat Mayer, New Munich. She was born March 27, 1892. She grew to young womanhood there. In 1916 she was united in marriage to Henry Kettler. The husband passed away in 1922. Her father died in Sept 1929. Besides her husband and family she is survived by her aged mother, three sisters and one brother. They are: Mrs. Wulberga Greene, Callio, N. D., Mrs. Susie Omemscheid, New Munich; Ferdinand, a brother, residing on the home farm near new Munich, and Mrs. Veronica Bloniganm, of St. Martin.
Mrs. Essler was buried with the rites of her beloved church Saturday morning at 9:30, the service being conducted from the Church of Immaculate Conception, New Munich. The large edifice was packed with relatives and friends who came to pay loving respects tone they had greatly admired in life. It is said to have been one of the very largest funerals ever held in the Parish.
The residents of Sauk Centre join with the Herald in expressing deepest sympathy to Mr. Essler and his children in the irreparable affliction.
Michael George Essler (1893 - 1978)
Immaculate Conception Cemetery
Maintained by: Sharon Essler
Originally Created by: BJ
Record added: Aug 16, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115584636