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Karlina Florentine "Caroline" Braun Schwanke Harthun
Birth: Dec. 24, 1868
Death: Jun. 3, 1936
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA

OBITUARY:
Death Claims Mrs. Harthun Was Long Ill
Passes away - Burial made at Dora Lutheran Church Saturday
After an illness of nearly two years from cancer, Mrs. Caroline Harthun passed away Wednesday night, June 3rd at the Perham hospital at the age of 67 years, 5 months and 9 days. She was born Dec. 24, 1888 in Germany where she was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She was married twice, John Schwanke being her first husband. To this union were born six children, five boys and one girl: Emil of Dent, Henry and Willie of N. Dakota, Ernest and John of Idaho, and Mrs. Fetting (Olga) of Ada. They came to this country about 1883 and lived in Carver County, later they moved to Swanville and to Ada where Mr. Schwanke died in 1902. In the year of 1902 she moved here and was united in married to Mr. Fred Harthun, no children were born to this union. In the year of 1928 her second husband, Fred Harthun died. She leaves to mourn five sons, one daughter, four step children: Herman, John, and Mrs. Emil Harthun Schwanke and a daughter living in the cities, one sister and 20 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Dora Lutheran Church Saturday afternoon. Rev. Beck conducting the services in German and English. The pallbearers were Robert Fick, Arnold Weegman, Ben and Oscar Demmer and Fred Schultz. Internment was made in the Dora Lutheran Cemetery. Sincere sympathy is extended to the children in their bereavement.

(She died of stomach cancer and maybe was in a lot of pain before her Death)
(Immigration: Port of Bremen, Germany Arrival in New York, NY USA port on 7 May 1888 on the ship Ems.)
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Friedrich Harthun (1858 - 1928)
  Johann Julius Schwanke (1860 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Ernest Otto Swanke (1887 - 1958)*
  Johann Herman Swanke (1889 - 1941)*
  Olga Wiehlemina Schwanke Fetting (1891 - 1975)*
  Emil August Schwanke (1898 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Cemetery
Dent
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: rememberme
Record added: Jun 30, 2009
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Karlina Florentine Caroline <i>Braun</i> Schwanke Harthun
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Karlina Florentine Caroline <i>Braun</i> Schwanke Harthun
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Karlina Florentine Caroline <i>Braun</i> Schwanke Harthun
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 Added: Jun. 30, 2009
 
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