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 Mary <I>Eickelberg</I> Koepke

Mary Eickelberg Koepke

Birth
Germany
Death 20 Mar 1915 (aged 89)
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 86864041 · View Source
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2nd Wife of Joseph Heinrich Koepke

Waterloo Evening Courier, March 22, 1915

Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Mary Koepke, who died Saturday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sophia Venter, three miles east of Waterloo, will be held Tuesday afternoon. Brief services will be conducted at the home of F.J. Koepke, a son of the deceased, at 233 Maple street, at 1:30 p.m. after which the remains will be take to the Immanuel Lutheran church for the funeral rites. Rev. H. Prekel will officiate and the interment will take place in Fairview.

Mrs. Koepke was a native of Germany, born Jan. 15, 1826. Her name was Mary Eickelberg until her marriage, at the age of 40 years, to Joseph Koepke. The marriage was celebrated in Germany and a few years later, in 1872, Mr. and Mrs. Koepke sailed for America. They located near Denver, Ia., where they resided for a number of years. Mr. Koepke died in 1888, and his widow had since made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Venter.

Deceased is survived by the following children: Henry Koepke, Oregon; F.J. Koepke, Waterloo; Mrs. Louisa Snebly, Washington, and Mrs. Venter, Waterloo. One daughter, Mary, is deceased. Mrs. Koepke also leaves 32 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Laurie Charles Bowman
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86864041
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Eickelberg Koepke (15 Jan 1826–20 Mar 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86864041, citing Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Laurie Charles Bowman (contributor 47249992) .