Clara Ann <I>Rickert</I> Engel

Clara Ann Rickert Engel

Birth
Colfax County, Nebraska, USA
Death 30 Oct 1969 (aged 93)
Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 29486376 · View Source
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From the web site: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/platte/vitals/vitals1969.html
The Columbus Daily Telegram, October 31, 1969

DIED ENGEL--Monday rites are scheduled for Mrs. William (Clara) Engel, 3017 21st street, who died Thursday morning in Morys Haven.
Mrs. Engel, 93, was a lifetime resident of Colfax and Platte counties.
The Rev. L. E. Mortensen will officiate at a 1:15 p.m. service at Gass Funeral Home and 2 p.m. rites at St. John Lutheran church, Shell Creek. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the funeral home after 11 a.m. Sunday.
Daughter of pioneer Nebraskans, Mr. and Mrs. John Rickert Sr., she was born Dec. 18, 1875 at the family home in Colfax county's Bissell community. She attended rural school, and was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran church, Shell Creek, of which she was a lifetime member. She was a former member of Ladies Aid.
On Nov. 30, 1893 she was married to William C. Engel at St. John Church, with Rev. G. F. Mueller officiating. They were married 67 years before he died in 1960.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Otto C. (Katherine) Mueller of Columbus; six grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Charles (Mary) Moore of Columbus.
A son, Siebert, and two grandchildren are deceased. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, John and Carl Rickert; four sisters, Mrs. Herman (Martha) Went, Mrs. Kate Lips, Mrs. William (Bertha) Koch and Mrs. Adolph (Anna) Korte.
Memorials may be given to St. John church.



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  • Created by: Shirley (Bruhn) Martys
  • Added: 1 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29486376
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Ann Rickert Engel (18 Dec 1875–30 Oct 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29486376, citing Calvary Cemetery, Platte County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Shirley (Bruhn) Martys (contributor 47012912) .