Elizabeth <I>Drees</I> Dentlinger


Elizabeth Drees Dentlinger

New Vienna, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Death 12 Nov 1959 (aged 72)
Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, USA
Burial Halbur, Carroll County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 75226687 View Source

From the November 12, 1959, edition of the Carroll (IA) Times Herald

Mrs. Frank Dentlinger

Mrs. Frank Dentlinger, 72, a resident of the Halbur community for the past 45 years, died at 4:35 am Thursday at St. Anthony Hospital, where she had been a patient since Monday. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill the past two weeks.

Friends may call at the Twit Funeral Home starting at 7 pm Thursday, where the rosary will be recited at 8 pm Thursday. The rosary will also be recited at 8 pm Friday by members of St. Augustine's Guild, led by the Rev. L.J. Greteman, and at 8:45 pm Friday.

Requiem mass will be read at 9:30 Saturday morning at St. Augustine Church, Halbur, by Fr. Greteman, with burial in the parish cemetery.

Mrs. Dentlinger, the former Elizabeth Drees, was born Sept. 14, 1887, at New Vienna, the daughter of Henry and Anna Fangman Drees. The family came to Carroll County in 1888. Her marriage to Frank Dentlinger took place Oct. 6, 1914, at Roselle, with Fr. Gehling officiating. She was a member of St. Augustine Church, Halbur, and St. Augustine's Guild.

Survivors include her husband Frank, Halbur; and the following children: Wilbert, Carroll; Mrs. Alvin (Rita) Ferneding, Templeton; John, Glidden; Alphonse, Lake View; Mrs. George (Marie) Siepker, Halbur; Ambrose, Templeton; and Norman, Coon Rapids. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren and the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. Frank (Celia) Kraus, Wall Lake; Louis Drees, Carroll; Mrs. Rose Wittrock, Halbur; John Drees, Kansas City, Kan.; Edward Drees, Exira; Richard Drees, Carroll; and Mrs. Jan (Evelina) Nosal, Columbus, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by a son Francis in 1934, a daughter Anita in 1956, her parents, two sisters, Mrs. August (Ella) Wittrock and Mrs. Joe (Anna) Snyder, and two brothers, Henry and Joe Drees.


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