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Heinrich Herman Johann Louis "Henry" Biesterfeld
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Birth: May 29, 1893
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1974
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA

Born in: Clark Township, Faribault, Minnesota, USA


  Funeral services for Henry H.
Biesterfeld, 80, Wells, were held
Monday, January 14, at 1:30 p.
m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran
church, Wells, with the Rev.
Burton Schwerin and the Rev.
William Kees officiating. Inter-
ment was in Rosehill cemetery,
Wells. Military honors were ac-
corded at the graveside by Tros-
ka Post 210, Wells American

  Casket bearers were Ross
Gray, William Brandt, Clifford
Korman, August Groskreutz,
Louis Huper and Alvin Grau.

  Visitation was at the Heitner
Funeral Chapel, Wells, preced-
ing the services.

  Mr. Biesterfeld died Thurs-
day, January 10, at 9:45 a. m.,
at Wells municipal hospital,
which he had entered December
28, following intermittent ill-

  He was born May 29, 1893,
in Clark township, the son of
the late Henry and Ottilia Bies-
terfeld. He had spent his entire
lifetime in the Wells area, mov-
ing into Wells in 1957.

  Mr. Biesterfeld was a retired
farmer. He was a member of
Good Shepherd Lutheran church;
Troska Post 210, Wells Ameri-
can Legion; and Wells Senior

  He is survived by his wife,
Esther Mohr Johnson, four
daughters, Mrs. James (Carolee
Stenzel of Winona, Mrs. Richard
(LaDonna) Brandt of Wells,
Mrs. Bert (Joyce) Salisbury of
Albert Lea and Mrs. William
(Jean). Braun of Barney, N. D.;
a son, Lester of Wells; 22 grand-
children and seven great grand-
children; four sisters, Mrs. Til-
lie Seiffert of Wells, Mrs. John
(Millie) Gosch of Mankato, Mrs.
John (Esther) Schwarz of Chica-
go, Ill., and Mrs. Leonard (Lu-
cinda) Fronk of Culver City,
Calif.; and a brother, Melvin
Biesterfeld of Bartlett, Ill.

  He was preceded in death by
his first wife, Edna; his second
wife, Ada; a daughter, Myrtice;
three brothers; a sister; two
grandchildren and two great

Family links:
  Darren William Brandt
Family links: 
  Heinrich Otto Biesterfeld (1856 - 1934)
  Ottilie Wilhelmine Oelerking Biesterfeld (1865 - 1897)
  Esther Clara Alvina Mohr Biesterfeld (1911 - 1999)
  Edna Eda Mathilda Degner Biesterfeld (1899 - 1928)*
  Ada Ottelia Wilhelmina Kontzelmann Biesterfeld (1907 - 1937)*
  Myrtice Audrey Biesterfeld Yost (1921 - 1968)*
  Lester Milton Biesterfeld (1925 - 2014)*
  Carolee Lavonne Biesterfeld Stenzel (1932 - 2001)*
  Fred Biesterfeld (1886 - 1969)*
  Marie Amelia Charlotte Biesterfeld Gosch (1890 - 1977)*
  Heinrich Herman Johann Louis Biesterfeld (1893 - 1974)
  Herman Biesterfeld (1897 - 1897)*
  Eddie Albert Biesterfeld (1898 - 1944)**
  Esther J. Biesterfeld Schwarz (1900 - 1990)**
  Lucinda Minnie Marie Biesterfeld Fronk (1905 - 1996)**
  Melvin Henry Biesterfeld (1908 - 1980)**
*Calculated relationship
Rosehill Cemetery
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Scooters34
Originally Created by: Kathy McConnell
Record added: Oct 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42896850
Heinrich Herman Johann Louis Henry Biesterfeld
Added by: Scooters34
Heinrich Herman Johann Louis Henry Biesterfeld
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