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 Hans Henry Tiedje

Hans Henry Tiedje

Birth
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death 11 Sep 1956 (aged 73)
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 7
Memorial ID 100000025 · View Source
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Grand Island (Nebraska) Independent Wednesday September 12, 1956

Hans Tiedje, 73, a retired employe of the Union Pacific Railroad in the car department, died Tuesday afternoon in a local hospital following a prolonged illness. He had been critically ill for ten days. The family home is at 411 East 11th. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in the Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home. The Rev. A. J. Goodson, pastor of the First Congregational Church, will conduct the service. Burial is to be in Grand Island Cemetery. (Further funeral arrangements omitted here)

Hans Tiedje, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Tiedje, was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, July 16, 1883. When he was a child of seven, the family emigrated to America. After a short stay in Ia., they came to the Doniphan communtiy, where Mr. Tiedje was employed in the brickyard. Later, the family moved to a farm near Cairo and it was there that Mr. Tiedje began to farm for himself. He and Miss Ethel Russell were married at Hastings March 5, 1914. They made their home on the farm of Mr. Tiedje near Cairo until 1928. In that year, they came to Grand Island and Mr. Tiedje began his employment in the car shops of the Union Pacific Railroad. He retired from the service in 1952. Mr. Tiedje was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen and of the Union Pacific's Old Timers Club.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Coleman Nay of Alliance; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Brunholtz of Cairo; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Alfred Tiedje; his parents, an infant brother, two infant sisters and one grandson.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100000025
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hans Henry Tiedje (26 Jul 1883–11 Sep 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100000025, citing Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by diaNEB (contributor 47466150) .