Marie <I>Kriens</I> Luiten

Marie Kriens Luiten

Death 31 Dec 1932 (aged 87)
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 40928126 · View Source
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Parents Heinrich Kriens & Agnes Heckman

Marie Luiten, 87, one of the first settlers of Adams county, passed away in this city Saturday and the funeral was held from the Lutheran church Tuesday, with interment in the Ritzville cemetery. Rev. E. A Rehn, pastor, officiated. Mrs. Luiten had been a lifelong member of the church. Mrs. Luiten was born in Krintz, Germany, March 22, 1845 and was married to Herman Luiten. They came to American in 1873, settling first at Glelncoe, Minn., and arrived in Adams county in 1887.

There are eight surviving children: John and Henry of Spokane; Jacob of Davenport; Gerhard of Edwall; Blastar, Fred and Herman of Ritzville and Mrs. Agnes Sandbrink of Rizville, as well as a brother in Germany; 28 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Luiten passed away in 1919.

At the funeral four grandsons, Earl, Elmer, Orville and Vernon Luiten acted as pallbearers, the others being James Hargreave and Emil Hille.

Ritzville Journal Times January 5, 1933 Courtsey of Sue Gardner and gapwork90

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