|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1855|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 1943|
Hans Detlef Baeth was born Feb. 12, 1855, in Zenhusen, Northern Dithmarschen, Germany, and died Jan. 14, at his home, at the age of 87 years, 11 months and 2 days.
He came to America in 1871 and settled in Chicago. he was married in 1875 to Catherine Petersen and to this union seven children were born. Mr. and Mrs. Baeth moved to Crawford County in 1884, and Mrs. Baeth died in 1889. In 1891 he was married to Marie Wittahn and this union was blessed with 14 children, eight of whom preceded him in death.
Mr. Baeth served as county supervisors from 1906 to 1912. In 1916 he retired from the farm and moved to Schleswig. in 1941 Mr. and Mrs. Baeth observed their golden wedding anniversary.
He leaves to mourn his wife and 13 children, namely: Henry, Malta, Mont.; George, Libby, Mont; Mrs. E. D. Johson, Thorp, Wis.; Hans, Marion, N.D.; Mrs. Chas. Miller, Schleswig; Mrs. Henry Nickelsen, Deerfield, Ill.; Mrs. Fred Johannsen, Correctionville; John, Charlie, Robert all of Schleswig; Louis, Blencoe; Peter, Seattle, Wash.; and Harvey, who is in the navy. There are 53 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Friedens church with Rev. Rinne in charge. Interment in Morgan cemetery.
Hans Detlef Baeth
Birth: 12 FEB 1855 in Zenhusen, Northern Dithmarschen, Germany
Death: 14 JAN 1943 in Crawford County, Iowa
Residence: 1917 Schleswig, Crawford County, Iowa
Residence: 1884 Moved to Crawford County, Iowa
Residence: 1916 retired to Schleswig, Crawford County, Iowa
Immigration: 1871 From Germany to Chicago
Marriage 1 Catherine Petersen b: 1858
Married: 1875 in Prob. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Marriage 2 Marie Wittahn b: 1868
Helena W. M. Baeth b: 6 JAN 1888
John Henry Baeth b: 1894
Charles R. Baeth b: 1 JAN 1896 in near Schleswig, Iowa
Robert J. Baeth b: 1897
Courtesy - Conley Wolterman (#46883894) 11/2015
Catharina Petersen Baeth (1858 - 1889)*
Marie Wittahn Baeth (1868 - 1944)*
George Henry Baeth (1878 - 1966)*
Hans C Baeth (1884 - 1958)*
Helena W. M. Baeth (1888 - 1916)*
Emma Margaretha Baeth Johannsen (1892 - 1972)*
John Henry Baeth (1894 - 1993)*
Charles R. Baeth (1896 - 1977)*
Robert J. Baeth (1897 - 1977)*
Louis Reimer Baeth (1905 - 1986)*
Harvey J. Baeth (1909 - 1980)*
Created by: ADD
Record added: Mar 21, 2009
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