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 Katherine <I>Edens</I> Paulsen

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Katherine Edens Paulsen

  • Birth 11 Mar 1839
  • Death 16 Sep 1920
  • Burial New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Plot 304
  • Memorial ID 40401127


Mrs. August Paulsen, Sr. died at Elkhart Lake Thursday -- Funeral Sunday Afternoon

Mrs W. A. Pinnow received word on Thursday morning of the death of her mother, Mrs. Catherine Paulsen of Elkhart Lake which occurred at 8:30 a,m. Thursday. Mrs. Paulsen had been apparently in good health on Wednesday and on Wednesday evening was taken ill, rapidly becoming worse until death relieved her of her sufferings. The cause of death was hardening of the arteries. The funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Elkhart Lake.
Catherine Edens was born in Germany on March 11th, 1839 and came to this country with her parents when a child. She is one of the pioneer settlers of the town of New Holstein and spent her girlhood days assisting her parents on their farm. Some sixty years ago she was joined in marriage to the late August Paulsen and lived with him on a farm south of the village of New Holstein. Her husband died some thirty years ago and she continued to live on the homestead until 1894 when she disposed of it moving to Kiel for a short period and then to Elkhart Lake which has since been her home.
Mrs. Paulsen was a woman of sterling traits of character and was recognized as one of the prominent citizens of the community in which she lived since childhood. She was an excellent wife and mother, a good neighbor and a true friend. Her home was one of refinement and in it she dispensed the genuine hospitality for which the pioneer settlers were noted to all who came.
She leaves surviving , three daughters. Mrs. W. A Pinnow, Mrs. Walter Stark of this city, Mrs. George A. Kraemer of Elkhart Lake, and two sons, August of Kiel, and Arthur of Milwaukee

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  • Created by: Rose Mohnsam
  • Added: 7 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40401127
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Edens Paulsen (11 Mar 1839–16 Sep 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40401127, citing New Holstein City Cemetery, New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Rose Mohnsam (contributor 47105797) .