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 Emma Salome <I>Bress</I> Langenwalter

Emma Salome Bress Langenwalter

Birth
Saint Jacob, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 May 1972 (aged 77)
Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA
Burial Newell, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100377273 · View Source
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Emma Salome Langenwalter,
the child of Jacob Bress and
Mary Schmidt Bress, was born
July 18, 1894, at St. Jacob, Ill. In
infancy she received the
Sacrament of Holy Baptism. She
vowed her faithfulness to her
Lord in the rite of confirmation in
her youth at Troy, Ill.
On Aug. 4, 1912, she was united
in marriage to John Langenwalter.
This union was blessed
with five sons, Wilbur, Orville,
Vernon, Earl, and Neil, and three
daughters, Leona, Ruth, and
Mildred.
For many years she made her
home in the town of Newell. She
was a devout Christian and a
devoted mother. For the past
several years she suffered failing
health and on May 1 was admitted
to the Buena Vista County
hospital. Death came to her
suddenly and unexpectedly
Tuesday evening, May 9, 1972, at
the hospital.
She was preceded in death by
her parents, her husband, her
son, Orville, who died in World
War II in the service of his
country, by three brothers, and
one sister.
Left to mourn her passing are
four sons, Wilbur of Lohrville,
Vernon of Placentia, Calif., Earl
of Waterloo, and Neil of San
Diego, Calif.; three daughters,
Leona, Mrs. Eldon Witzke of
Newell; Ruth, Mrs. B. C. Wirkus
of Manson, and Mildred, Mrs.
Wayne Robinson of Nemaha; one
brother, Walter Bress of Troy,
111.; one sister, Julia Noll of St.
Jacob, 111.; 22 grandchildren and
23 great-granchildren; and other
relatives and friends.
She attained the age of 77
years, nine months, and 21 days.
(Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune, 5-24-1972)



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  • Created by: Rich Robinson
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100377273
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Salome Bress Langenwalter (18 Jul 1894–9 May 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100377273, citing Newell Cemetery, Newell, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Rich Robinson (contributor 47727279) .