|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1867|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 1946|
Anna Louise Engelbrecht, widow of the late Dr. John Engelbrecht of Stonyhill, was born near Drake, August 10, 1867, and died at her home at Stonyhill, Saturday, November 23, at the age of 79 years, 3 months and 4 days.
The deceased was baptized August 30, 1867, at the St. James Evangelical church at Charlotte. She attended public school near her home and was confirmed on April 10, 1881.
She was united in marriage with Dr. John Engelbrecht on February 26, 1893. For a few months the young couple lived in Berger. In November 1893 they moved to Stonyhill, first living in the parsonage of the St. James Evangelical church. In 1897 they moved to their new home, where Mrs. Engelbrecht has lived every since. Dr. Engelbrecht died March 15, 1945.
Mrs. Engelbrecht enjoyed very good health the greater portion of her life. On September 7th of this year she suffered a paralytic stroke which paralyzed her right side and affected her speech. She had been bedfast and practically helpless ever since.
She was a quiet unassuming woman, always interested in the welfare of her family and friends. She was a faithful member of the St. James Evangelical church and Ladies Aid Society at Stonyhill and was always active in the work of the church.
She leaves to mourn her passing her five children: Mrs. Alwina Hesemann of Ellisville, MO; Theodore of near New Haven, MO; Mrs. Florence Blumer of Berger, MO; Erwin of Stonyhill and Mrs. Laura Kugel of near Stonyhill. She also leaves 12 grandchildren; 2 grandchildren by marriage, 2 great grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Herman Hilkerbaumer of Cook, NB; Henry and George Hilkerbaumer of near Drake, MO; Mrs. Hannah Brinkmann of Hope, MO, Mrs. Minnie Fleer of Stonyhill; Miss Frieda Hilkerbaumer of St. Charles, MO and a large number of other relatives and friends.
Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her son, Elmer and her daughter, Hilda.
Funeral services in charge of Rev. Herbert E. Kuhn were conducted in the home and in the St. James church, Tuesday afternoon. Interment was in the church cemetery.
(newspaper obituary from the Alvin F. Rohlfing collection)
John Engelbrecht (1867 - 1945)*
Saint James United Church of Christ Cemetery
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Record added: May 31, 2010
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