Gottlieb Klettke

Gottlieb Klettke

Birth
Russia
Death 1942 (aged 73–74)
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 40882517 · View Source
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Parents Samuel Klettke & Caroline Kiehn (Russia)

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Philadelphia Congregational church for Gottlieb Klettek,74, Ritzville pioneer who died Jan. 20 following a paralytic storke. Rev. R. Kirschenmann assisted by Rev. H. Nuetzmann, officiated at the service. Burial was in the Ritzville cemetery.

Mr. Klettke was born Jan. 12, 1868 at Paris, South Russia. He was married to Frederika Steig in 1895. To this union were born 14 children, four of whom preceded their father in death. Mr. and Mrs. Klettke came to the United States in 1905, settling at Marlin, Wash., later moving to Canada, where they live for five years. After returning to the States, the Klettkes farmed for some time near Ritzville before moving to the city in 1928.

Besides his widow he is surived by five daughers, Mrs. Ted Frieske, Mrs. Solomon Thiel, both of Ritzville; Mrs. Jacob Sackmann, of Lind; Mrs. William Cain, Pearl Haror, T. H.; and Mrs. Harwood Sherman of Walla Walla; five sons, John, Gustiv, Albert and Alivn of Ritzville and Robert of Lind; and one sister Mrs. John Wagner, Earl Gray, Sask., Canada.

Ritzville Journal Times January 22, 1942 Sue Gardner & gapwork90


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  • Created by: Scott Bolliger
  • Added: 19 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40882517
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gottlieb Klettke (12 Jan 1868–1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40882517, citing Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Scott Bolliger (contributor 49600767) .