Kathrina Elisabeth “Katie” <I>Gottwig</I> Schoessler

Kathrina Elisabeth “Katie” Gottwig Schoessler

Birth
Russia
Death 1944 (aged 79–80)
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 41243006 · View Source
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Ritzville Journal-Times, Thursday, August 17, 1944

Mrs. Schoessler Funeral Sunday
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Philadelphia Congregational church for Mrs. Kathrina Schoessler, 80, Ritzville pioneer who died last Friday at the Ritzville hospital after a month's illness. The Rev. R. Kirschenmann officiated. Burial was in the Ritzville cemetery.
Kathrina Elisabeth Schoessler, nee Gottwig, was born Feb. 1, 1864, in Walter, North Russia. As a child she came with her father to the United States. In 1881, she married George Schoessler of
Culbertson, Neb., and in 1882 they went back to Russia where they stayed for 14 years before returning to the United States.
After living in Lincoln, Neb., for a short time, they came to Adams county where they made their home on a farm for some time. They retired to Ritzville in the 30s and Mr. Schoessler died in 1933. Mrs. Schoessler became ill in July and was taken to the Ritzville hospital, where she died.
Fours sons and two daughters preceeded her in death. She is survived by five grandchildren, Harold, Clarence, Mary, Hannah and Esther, and two great grandchildren.

Thank you Sue Gardner for this transcription.


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  • Created by: Scott Bolliger
  • Added: 27 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41243006
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kathrina Elisabeth “Katie” Gottwig Schoessler (1 Feb 1864–1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41243006, citing Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Scott Bolliger (contributor 49600767) .