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Rev Max J Ansorge
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Birth: May 6, 1912
Carroll County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1993, USA

Parents are Rev. Johannes M. John" Ansorge & Gertrude (Heinke) Ansorge

Husband of Lois Eileen (Rix) Ansorge
(Married: October 28, 1936, Manning, Iowa)

Known children are:
Jocelyn Ansorge, m. Gary Worthington
Robert Ansorge

Max is the nephew of the late Paul G. Heinke

Rev. M J. Ansorge
May 6, 1911 - Sept. 4, 1993

Services for Rev. MJ. Ansorge, 81, were held on Sept 7, 1993 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Rev. Allan Krueger and Vicar Tom Brouwer officiated the services. Mary Lou Ayres, organist, Ann Bass, trumpet, and Rick Ayres, trombone, provided the music.

Honorary bearers Ansorgewere Charles Ansorge, Howard Ansorge, John Ansorge, William Ansorge, Rick Rix and Steve Weidenhammer. Pallbearers were Hank Hagedorn, Bob Mann, Bernie Miller, Bob Netsch, Paul Netsch and Frank Seely.

Rev. M. J. Ansorge was born May 6, 1912 in Manning to Rev. J. M. and Geruude (Heinke) Ansorge. He attended school in Manning and prep school at Concordia College in St. Paul,
Minn. He attended seminary in St. Louis, Mo., graduating in 1935.

Rev. Ansorge was ordained and installed as pastor at Immanuel Luthmn Church in Spirit Lake on Jan. 12, 1936. He married Eileen Rix of Manning on Oct. 28, 1936. Rev. Ansorge served Immanuel Lutheran until his retirement on June 1. 1982. After retirement, he continued preaching at various
congregations in northwest Iowa and southern Minnesota until a year ago.

On Sept 4, 1993. Rev. Ansorge died at Spirit Lake. He is survived by his wife Eileen; two children, Jocelyn Worthington of Omaha, NE., and Bob and his wife Barb of
Storm Lake; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a sister, Luella Ansorge of Omaha, and a brother, Jim of Des Moines. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Karl and Arthur.

Interment was at Spirit Lake Memorial Gardens. Turner Funeral Homes in Spirit Lake was in charge of arrangements.

*The Spirit Lake Beacon, Sept. 9, 1993, (obituary also includes a photo of Rev. Ansorge.

Headstone photo requested by Ellie Sparks
Family links: 
  Johannes M. Ansorge (1882 - 1955)
  Gertrude Heinke Ansorge (1885 - 1954)
  Lois Eileen Rix Ansorge (1912 - 2005)
  Arthur J. Ansorge (1908 - 1949)*
  Max J Ansorge (1912 - 1993)
  Luella M. Ansorge (1915 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Spirit Lake Memorial Gardens
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 106-B-3
Created by: Just~Us Relatives
Record added: Nov 14, 2011
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Rev Max J Ansorge
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