Ernst W. Von Olnhausen

Ernst W. Von Olnhausen

Birth
Germany
Death 26 Aug 1959 (aged 69)
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 41281823 · View Source
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Ernest Von Olnhausen, 70. who had lived in the Ritzville area since he was 19 years old died at the Adams County hospital, yeterday morning. Funeral services will be held in the Danekas funeral chapel later this week pending word from his son who is visiting in Germany

von Olnhausen was born in Wrttenburg Germany, Feb. 23, 1889. He came to the Odessa area to live with his sister, Mrs. Jacob Reihs when he was 19 years old. He married May Lydia Gessner in 1913 and they moved to a farm southwest of Ritzville on his father-in-law's place. He quit farming and worked at the Ritzville Flouring Mill for 30 years. He retired about five years ago and moved to Ritzville. Mrs. von Olnhausen died in April of 1957.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Busch of Marengo and Mrs. Mary Nissen of Ritzville, two sons, Ernst Jr., of Moses Lake and Vern of Ritzville; two sisters, Mrs. Jacob Reihs, of Almira and Mrs. Anna Wagner, Wurttenburg German; on brother, Frederickof Wurttenbug; and 12 granchildren.

Ritzville Journal Times August 27, 1959 Sue Gardner & gapwork90



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  • Created by: Scott Bolliger
  • Added: 28 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41281823
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernst W. Von Olnhausen (23 Feb 1890–26 Aug 1959), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41281823, citing Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Scott Bolliger (contributor 49600767) .