Ida Amalie <I>Korte</I> Behrens

Ida Amalie Korte Behrens

Haast, Landkreis Oldenburg, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 14 Apr 1972 (aged 96)
Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 31950357 · View Source
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The Columbus Telegram, April 15, 1972
BEHRENS--Final rites Monday for Amalie Behrens
Monday funeral rites will be held for Mrs. Ida Amalie Behrens, 94, who died Friday at home, 2621 20th Street.
Services will be 1:15 p.m. at Gass-Haney Funeral Chapel and 2 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church and Cemetery.
Officiating will be Pastor Martin Bornemann and a grandson, Rev. Harlan Harnapp of North Platte. The body will lie in state at the funeral home after 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Born Jan. 1, 1878 in Germany, Mrs. Behrens had resided in the Columbus area since she was a year old. Her parents were William and Christina Barner Korte.
She attended Colfax County schools and during the blizzard of 1880 spent the night in school. She was confirmed in 1892 at the Lutheran Church on Shell Creek by Rev. G. Mueller.
On Feb. 26, 1897 she married Johannes Behrens at Christ Lutheran Church, the Rev. A.W. Frese officiating. She was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid.
Mrs. Behrens is survived by six children; Mrs. Oscar (Ida) Harnapp of Kearney, Mrs. Carl (Emma) Cattau, Mrs. Carl (Louise) Schmidt, Adolph, Martha and Anna Berends, all of Columbus.
Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Caroline Loseke and Mrs. Adolph Hoge of Columbus; 18 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her hsuband, July 17, 1946; daughter, Mrs. Rudolf (Clara) Cattau; one grandson; two great-grandsons; two brothers, Adolph and Carl Korte; four sisters, Mrs. Minnie Hunteman, Mrs. Mathilda Plugge, Mrs. Lilie Loseke and Rose Korte.
Norman Korte will be in charge of memorials at church.

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  • Created by: Shirley (Bruhn) Martys
  • Added: 4 Dec 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 31950357
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Amalie Korte Behrens (1 Jan 1876–14 Apr 1972), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31950357, citing Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Shirley (Bruhn) Martys (contributor 47012912) .