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Henry Ahlers
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1878
Minonk
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov., 1964
Adams County
Washington, USA

Ritzville Journal-Times, Thursday, November 26, 1964

Henry Ahlers Laid to Rest Wednesday

Funeral services for Henry Ahlers were held at the Danekas Funeral home Wednesday afternoon.

Ahlers died Saturday at the Adams County Memorial hospital after one day's confinement there. He was born at Minonk, Ill., on Dec. 12, 1878.

He was employed for years as a laborer for Adams county. He is survived by his wife, Lydia, at home, and by a daughter and two sons. The daughter is Mrs. Laura Lucille Christman of Pullman. The sons are Raymond of Walla Walla and Bert of Seattle. Seven grandchildren also survive.

Mrs. Minnie Scheel of Ritzville is a sister.

Henry Ahlers was a member of the IOOF lodge here, and of the Methodist church.

The Rev. James Updike conducted the service. Milton Sackmann sang, "In The Garden," and "The Old Rugged Cross." Mrs. Orville Moeller was the organ accompanist.

Pallbearers were Roy Langenheder, Lawrence Walenta, Paul Geschke, Jess Dewald, Joel German and Harry Wolsborn. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Maher, Clarence Stratton, Ted Ott, John T. A. Smith, Lyman Haight and Frank Benward. Interment was in the Ritzville Memorial cemetery.

Thank you Sue Gardner for this transcription. And thanks, Paulette, for the photos.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Deidrich Ahlers (1836 - 1887)
  Anna Catherine Huntermann Ahlers (1840 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia E. Pettijohn Ahlers (1884 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Raymond William Ahlers (1916 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna B. Ahlers Allen (1870 - 1936)*
  Emma Catherine Ahlers (1874 - 1895)*
  Minnie A. Ahlers Scheel (1877 - 1967)*
  Henry Ahlers (1878 - 1964)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ritzville Memorial Cemetery
Ritzville
Adams County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Mar 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35364532
Henry Ahlers
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Henry Ahlers
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In memory of Henry Ahlers.
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- Amy
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