Johanna Tonjes

Johanna Tonjes

Birth
Scribner, Dodge County, Nebraska, USA
Death 14 Jan 1955 (aged 68)
Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Hooper, Dodge County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 34555956 · View Source
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The Scribner Rustler
January 20, 1955
Rites Held Monday for Johanna Tonjes
Funeral services were held for Miss Johanna Tonjes, 68, Monday at the Spear Funeral home and 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Rev. Hugo Welchert officiated. Miss Tonjes died on Friday at a Norfolk hospital. She had been ill about a week. Music was provided by a quartet, Delwyn Hasemann, Harvey Hasemann, Dorlin Drieling, and Marvin VonSeggern. They were accompanied by Mrs. Delbert Moeller on the organ. Pallbearers were all nephews, John Suhr Jr., Henry Suhr, Adolf English, Geo. Tonjes Jr., Donald Poppe and Norman Tonjes. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Miss Tonjes was born Oct. 2, 1886 on the Tonjes homestead northeast of Scribner and lived in this community for 53 years. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Tonjes. Following her mothers's death she kept house for her father until 1939 when she entered a Norfolk hospital. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, being confirmed in 1902. Survivors include a brother, Geo. Tonjes Sr., of Scribner, four sisters, Mrs. John Suhr Sr., of Pender, Miss Mathilda Tonjes, of Norfolk, Mrs. Carl Hilbers, of Yuba City, Calif., and Mrs. Herman Schwarting, of Gordon.



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  • Created by: hhwagner
  • Added: 7 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 34555956
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johanna Tonjes (2 Oct 1886–14 Jan 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 34555956, citing Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Hooper, Dodge County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by hhwagner (contributor 46857499) .