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Bibianna “Vivian” Apfeld Niedenfuehr

  • Birth 2 Dec 1838 Germany
  • Death 12 Jan 1934 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 58797158

Aged Woman,

Once Resident Here, Stricken


Mrs. Vivian Niedenfuehr, 95,

Victim of Prolonged Heart Ailment


Inter ment To Be Made at

St. Mark's Cemetery Here Today.


Mrs. Vivian Niedenfuehr, 95, for many years a resident of Shakopee, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. J. Annen, 907 West Braodway, Minneapolis, at 10:50 p.m. Monday, following a prolonged heart ailment.

Funeral Services will be conducted at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Minneapolis at 9 o'clock this morning with six grandsons serving as pall bearers: they are James Niedenfuehr, Raymond Albers, Norbert Henkes, Carl Gerber, Minneapolis, and Maurice Niedenfuehr, Duluth.

Born at Breslau, Germany, December 2, 1838, Vivian Apfeld came to America when 15 years old.Settling at Shakopee it was here she met and on January 1, 1857 marriet Gottlieb Niedenfuehr who as a boy had come to Shakopee from Prussia.

Fourteen children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Niedenfuehr, eleven surviving are Mary (Mrs. Gerber), Sophie, (Mrs. Henkes), Kate, (Mrs. Peters), Regina (Mrs. Annen), carrie (Mrs. A. H. Klein), Joh, Frank and Adelaide, Minneapolis; Bertha, (Mrs. H. C. Parry), Washington D.C.; Edward, Duluth; and Henry, Belleville, Ill. Deceased are two sons Valentine and Charles, and a dauther Anna (Mrs. J. H. Albers).

Mrs. Niedenfuehr is also survived by a brother Frank Apfeld, now 83 years old, living in Minneapolis; 34 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.

One of the memorable events of the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Niedenfuehr in Shakopee was the celebration of their golden wedding on New Year's day 1907. Two years later on January 13, Mr. Niedenfuehr succumbed, after a long illness.

Following the death of her husband Mrs. Niedenfuehr continued to live in Shakopee until August 1917 when she moved to Minneapolis to make her home with her daughter.

She had continued in good health until several years ago when a heart ailment developed and she suffered recurring attacks. For the past few weeks her condition was critical and continued to grow worse until death.

Interment will be made at St. Mark's cemetery here today. Mrs. Niedenfuehr was long a faithful member of the Christian MOther's society of St. Mark's Church.

As published by: Shakopee Argus Tribune - Thursday, January 18, 1934 page 1

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 58797158
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bibianna “Vivian” Apfeld Niedenfuehr (2 Dec 1838–12 Jan 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58797158, citing Shakopee Catholic Cemetery, Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Angie (contributor 47351422) .