|Birth: ||Oct. 20, 1851|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1927|
Albertine Gipp Levenhagen was born October 20th 1851, in Wendfeld, Mecklenburg Schwerine. Married to John Levenhagen June 12th, 1874. Immigrated in the year 1890. After a sojourn of 9 months in Cleveland, Ohio, she came to live in a place of Allamakee co., then known as Scott Hollow. A year later she moved with her family on the farm which as been her homestead most of the time.
By Baptism she was made, not only a member of the Christian church, but also of the Lutheran faith. By the customary instructions in the way of salvation and by confirmation she was admitted to the communicant membership of that church and faith. And as a member of that church, she departed this life.
Two years last November she was paralyzed so that she depended on the service of her husband and children. About last Christmas she was taken sick and gradually grew weaker. June 2nd, about 9 p.m., she fell asleep. Her favorite prayer having been: My dear Jesus I'll not leave Who; for me Himself has given Therefore unto Him I'll cleave, Nor from Him be ever driven. Life from Him doth light receive; My dear Jesus I'll not leave. Some time before she asked for a sermon funeral on the 23 Psalm or from the 91st.
She is the mother of 11 children. Three of these are now living in Oregon: Adolph, Paul and Hans; two have their homes near Mason City Iowa; Otto and Erich; four reside near Monona; Mrs. Anna Kuester, Rudolph, Frederich and Christ. One of her sons died in 1896, the other in 1902. She has 23 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She reached the age of 75 years, 7 months, and 13 days. Funeral on the 23rd Psalm.
Funeral services were held in the St. Paul's Luth. Church, June 6th. Interment in St. Paul's cemetery.
Albertina was the daughter of Johann Heinrich Adolph Gipp and Johanne Sophia Becker.
John Levenhagen (1849 - 1932)
Rudolph Frederick Levenhagen (1880 - 1964)*
Chris D Levenhagen (1895 - 1969)*
Frederick W Levenhagen (1898 - 1969)*
Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Cyndi Speltz Gipp
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
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