|Birth: ||May 24, 1828|
|Death: ||May 8, 1909|
La Porte County
Mrs. Dorothy Blessing, 80 years old, died at the home of her son, George Blessing, six miles south of the city, at 12 o'clock last night, of cancer of the stomach. She had been in poor health since last fall, and bedfast two weeks.
Mrs. Blessing was born near Stuttgart, German, on May 28, 1828. She was a daughter of George and Dorothy Romel, who came to this country with their children in 1848 and settled near Buffalo, N.Y., where, in the same year, she was married to George Blessing. With her husband and one son, George Blessing, Jr., she came to Michigan City, the Romel family coming at the same time, and soon afterwards she moved to the place where she died. Her husband's death occured Dec. 5, 1883. Mrs. Blessing leaves five children, Mrs. Henry Jadzinski, Michigan City; George Blessing, Beatty's Corners; John Blessing, Roxbury, Kans., and Henry Blessing, Beatty's Corners. She was a sister of the late Michael and George Romel of this city, and of Mrs. Mary Krouke, deceased, of South Bend.
The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon from St. John's Church. Rev Paul Irion will officiate.
From Michigan City Evening Dispatch, Michigan City, Indiana 9 May 1909
Dorthea Hetzel Decker (1806 - 1890)
George Blessing (1821 - 1862)*
George Blessing (1848 - 1939)*
Fannie Jennie Blessing Jadinsky (1852 - 1933)*
John Blessing (1858 - 1911)*
Henry Blessing (1860 - 1934)*
Dorothea Romel Blessing (1828 - 1909)
George Romel (1829 - 1901)*
La Porte County
Created by: Donna Davenport Netters
Record added: Jan 15, 2009
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