|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1867|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1956|
Mrs Cornelia Martens, 88, died at her home at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday 4-3-1956. She had been in failing health for two years and seriously ill a week. She was taken to the Harper Funeral Home at Colfax. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Anchor; burial in the church cemetery.
She was born 8-24-1857 near Benson, a daughter of John and Augusta Meiners Saathoff. She was married to Jacob Martens 2-3-1887. He died 7-27-1933.
Surviving are three daughters, Miss Minnie Martens, at home; Miss Margaret Martens, Shoals, Ind.; Mrs Ella Wolverton, Ionia, Mich.; two sons, John W. of Anchor and J. Louis of Normal; two sisters, Mrs Mary Remmers, Pasadena, Ca.; Mrs Sina Mulhausen, Wichita, Kans.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Two children died in infancy.
She was the oldest resident of Anchor and of St. John's Lutheran Church and was a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the Church.
Warner Saathoff (1837 - 1906)
Gustina Wilhemina Meiners Saathoff (1842 - 1907)
Jacob Martens (1866 - 1933)
Minnie Gustina Martens (1888 - 1972)*
Margaret Louise Martens (1890 - 1977)*
John Warner Martens (1892 - 1967)*
Cornelius Louis Henry Martens (1895 - 1896)*
Adelaide Katherine Martens Wolverton (1897 - 1991)*
Jacob Louis Martens (1909 - 2001)*
Maria Alberdina Saathoff Remmers (1865 - 1958)*
Cornelia Grace Saathoff Martens (1867 - 1956)
Sina Justina Saathoff Muhlhausen (1870 - 1961)*
Saint Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Nov 11, 2006
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