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Catherine "Kate" Ritschie Holderbaum
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1861
Marshall County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1920
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

Catherine Ritschie Holderbaum, daughter of Henry & Barbara Ritschie

Married 9 Dec 1880 Solomon Holderbaum, son of Adam Holderbaum & his wife Harriet Hostetler

14 Children
1 J. Lily May Holderbaum b. 1881 (twin)
2 Amelia "Mela May Holderbaum Stutzman Weaver b 1881 (twin)
3 Laura Etty Holderbaum Large b 1883
4 Lewis Oscar Holderbaum b 1885
5 Walter Scott Holderbaum b 1886
6 Bertha Holderbaum Kiefer b 1888
7 Arthur Allen Holderbaum b 1890
8 Minnie Holderbaum Leinbach b 1891
9 Henry Holderbaum b 1893
10 Harriet "Hattie" Holderbaum Neterer b 1894
11 Ervin Holderbaum b 1896
12 Elsina Holderbaum b 1898
13 Harley Holderbaum b 1900
14 Elmer Holderbaum b 1903

(Source: Wakarusa paper)
Catherine Holderbaum (Nee-Ritschee) was born in Marshall County, Ind., Sept. 13, 1861 and died at Wakarusa, Ind., Aug. 9, 1920 aged 58 years, 10 months and 26 days. She was united in marriage to Solomon Holderbaum Dec. 2, 1880, to this union were born 14 children. Two sons, two daughters and two grandchildren preceded her to the spirit world. She united with the Church of the Brethren about 38 years ago and remained faithful to the end. There remains to mourn her loss a husband and ten children. Emeda Weaver, Arthur and Elmer of Wakarusa, Laura Large of Shipshewana, Walter on his way to California, Bertha Kiefer of Nappanee, Minnie Leinbach of Kingman Alberta Canada, Ervin of Mishawaka, Hattie Netter of New Mexico, Harley in Hawaiian Islands. She also leaves 20 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild and 4 brothers and a host of relatives and friends.
Services conducted by Elders Frank Kreider and H. M. Schwalm.
Some day the silver cord will break, and I no more as now shall sing. But Oh the joy when I awake, within the palace of the King. And I shall see him face to face and tell the story saved by grace. 
Family links: 
  Solomon Holderbaum (1857 - 1925)*
  Amelia May Holderbaum Stutzman Weaver (1881 - 1951)*
  Laura Etty Holderbaum Large (1883 - 1962)*
  Lewis Oliver Holderbaum (1885 - 1886)*
  Walter Scott Holderbaum (1886 - 1973)*
  Bertha Holderbaum Kiefer (1888 - 1937)*
  Arthur Allen Holderbaum (1890 - 1947)*
  Minnie Holderbaum Leinbach (1891 - 1935)*
  Harriet Holderbaum Rienks (1894 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Olive Cemetery
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Diane
Originally Created by: Linda K
Record added: Sep 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76049180
Catherine Kate <i>Ritschie</i> Holderbaum
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Catherine Kate <i>Ritschie</i> Holderbaum
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Catherine Kate <i>Ritschie</i> Holderbaum
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sending love to my Great-Grandmother
- Diane
 Added: Jul. 25, 2013

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