Anna <I>Oswald</I> Eichelberger

Anna Oswald Eichelberger

Death 8 Mar 1936 (aged 67)
Burial Beemer, Cuming County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 31732658 · View Source
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Eichelberger. - Anna Grieser Eichelberger, daughter of Peter and Anna Oswald, was born April 7, 1868, at Regensburg, Germany; died at her home in Beemer, Neb., March 8, 1936; aged 67 y. 11 m. 1 d. When she was 4 years old she came to America with her parents. They settled at New Orleans for a few years, then moved to Illinois, and then to Fulda, Minn., where she was united in marriage to Benjamin Grieser in 1889. To this union 13 children were born. One son (Joseph) preceded her in death about 8 years ago. Her husband also preceded her in death Feb. 2, 1930. On April 26, 1931, she was united in marriage to Chris Eichelberger at Beemer, Neb. At an early age she accepted Christ as her Savior and united with the Mennonite Church, to which she remained faithful until death. She leaves her husband, 6 sons and 6 daughters; namely, Lizzie (Mrs. Julius Miller), Rose (Mrs. John Waters) both of Hydro, Okla.; Anna (Mrs. David Erb) of O'Neill, Neb.; Lena (Mrs. Simon Birky), Mary (Mrs. Menno Erb), Kathryn (Mrs. Julius Kerler), all of Beemer, Neb.; Jake, Pete, Simon, Chris and Bennie of Beemer, Neb.; also 7 step-children (Albert Eichelberger of Emden, Ill.; Joe Eichelberger of Bloomington, Ill.; C. A. Eichelberger of Elpaso, Ill.; Amos Eichelberger of Emden, Ill.; Alma Birky of Delavan, Ill.; Katie Nafziger of Hopedale, Ill.; Esther Miller of Minonk, Ill.), 49 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 24 step-grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 24 step-grandchildren, 1 sister (Mrs. Barbara Nitzsche of Wisner, Neb.), and a host of relatives and friends. She was a good friend and neighbor and was always willing to lend a hand. We feel the loss of a wonderful Christian mother. Funeral services were conducted at the house by Bro P. O. Oswald and at the church by Bro Dan Birky and Bro J. E. Zimmerman of Milford, Neb. Interment in the Beemer Cemetery.

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