Death Claims Bertha K, Arp, Funeral Today
Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 1 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church for Mrs. Bertha K. Arp, 77, of Luverne. The Rev. Alfred Schmalz will officiate and internment will be in Ashwood Cemetery near Kanaranzi. Serving as pallbearers will be Albert Schaefer, George Kiebach, Ernest Kiebach, Gus Schadwinkel, Claus Thode, and John Schewitz. Engebretson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Arp died at her home here at 200 Mead Court, at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, after an illness of six months.
Born at Scwarzbach, Germany, April 10, 1880, Bertha Moeller grew to young womanhood there, and was married on August 14, 1902, to Peter J. Arp, at Hage, Germany. They came to the United States in 1911, and lived on a farm near Kanaranzi until moving to Luverne in 1934. Mr. arp died May 27, 1936 Surviving Mrs. Arp are three sons, Warner, Spokane, Wash.; Ernest, Luverne, and Reinhart, whose address is not known; alsi three brothers, William and Karl; in Germany, and August, of New Auburn, Minn., and one sister, Mrs. Richard Wiese, of Woodstock, Minn.
(OBIT Published): Rock County Star Herald, Luverne MN, 16 May 1957, pg 6.
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