Augusta <I>Boettcher</I> Gerdts


Augusta Boettcher Gerdts

Death 11 Aug 1935 (aged 77)
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Plot 198
Memorial ID 59076124 View Source
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(The Rock Island Argus - August 12, 1935)

Mrs. Augusta Boettcher Gerdts, 77 years old, died at 12 o'clock yesterday noon in her home following two years' illness. She resided at 1704 Christie street, Davenport.

She was born Aug. 20, 1857, in Germany, and came to Scott county when she was 16 years old. She was married to Henry Gerdts in 1877 in Davenport. He preceded her in death March 27, 1930.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Henriette Henry of Davenport and Mrs. Amelia O'Donnell of Port Byron, Ill.; eight sons, Harry H., Albert, Walter C., Raymond, Earl L., Harold R. and Maurice R. Gerdts, Davenport, and William Gerdts of South Dakota; three sisters, three brothers, 33 grand children and 14 great-grandchildren. Five children preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 3:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the Gothic room of the Davenport Masonic temple. Burial will be in Oakdale cemetery.


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  • Created by: E. M.
  • Added: 22 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 59076124
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Augusta Boettcher Gerdts (20 Aug 1857–11 Aug 1935), Find a Grave Memorial ID 59076124, citing Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by E. M. (contributor 47118572) .