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 Agnes C <I>Houtwed</I> Thayer

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Agnes C Houtwed Thayer

  • Birth 27 Aug 1907 Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 16 Aug 1961 Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Lot 11, Space 7
  • Memorial ID 30002088

Mrs. Henry Thayer, about 53, a long-time resident of Ruskin, took her own life by hanging at their home there at mid-afternoon Wednesday. She had been in poor health for many years. Mr. Thayer, who works nights at the Superior cement plant, was asleep in an upstainrs (sic) bedroom at the time. She was found in the basement following the discovery of a note on the kitchen table and Dr. Paul A. Reed of Deshler was summoned. Also surviving is a son, about 15.

The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, August 17, 1961

Services were held Saturday afternoon at the Bethany Lutheran church (sic), Ruskin, for Mrs. Henry A. Thayer, a resident of that community all of her life. Rev. Albert Rasmussen officiated and burial was in Spring Creek cemetery (sic). The obituary:
Agnes C. Thayer, daughter of Nels and Ollie Houtwed, was born south of Ruskin on Aug. 27, 1907, and died at her home in Ruskin Aug. 16, 1961, at the age of 53 years, 11 months and 11 days.
She was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran church (sic) where she remained a faithful member until her death.
Surviving are her husband, Henry A. Thayer, of Ruskin; five children, Benjamin, Jimmy, Mervin and Marvin Thayer of Ruskin and Mrs. LaVern Bohling (Janice) of Byron; four grandchildren, Jeffrey and Patricia Thayer of Ruskin and Terry and Gregg Bohling of Byron; one sister and two brothers, Mrs. L.M. Larsen of Kearney, and Jens and Chris Houtwed of Ruskin; and a host of relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nels Houtwed, an infant brother and sister, and two infant granddaughters.

The Superior Express, Thursday, date unknown

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  • Created by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
  • Added: 22 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30002088
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Agnes C Houtwed Thayer (27 Aug 1907–16 Aug 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30002088, citing Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Sanner Keim (contributor 46809294) .