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 Katherine <I>Becker</I> Schwindt

Katherine Becker Schwindt

Death 13 Dec 1929 (aged 73)
Rush County, Kansas, USA
Burial Bison, Rush County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 92767199 · View Source
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NOTE: Her maiden name is shown as BAKER in some sources, but her obituary clearly states it was BECKER.

December 18, 1929 - Otis Reporter - Obituary
Katherine Schwindt
Katherine Schwindt, nee Becker, was born in Norka, Province Saratov, Russia, May 27, 1856, and died December 13, 1929 at the age of 73 years, 6 months and 16 days.

Mrs. Schwindt had been a patient sufferer for some time, and finally suffered a stroke which was the cause of her death.

She was united in marriage to Henry Schwindt February 8, 1878, who preceded her in death, March 23, 1910.

In April 1878 she came to America with her husband and was a resident of Rush County ever since. In 1885 she joined the Baptist Church under the work of Rev. Burgdorff and was a faithful member to her end.

She leaves to mourn her loss, 3 sons, one daughter, three daughters-in-law, 1 son-in-law, nineteen grandchildren, one sister, and one brother. One daughter preceded her in death.

Mrs. Schwindt was of a loving and friendly disposition, beloved by all. She was a constant attendant at church when hr health permitted, and was one of the eldest members. She died as she had lived, in the faith of her redeemer.

The funeral was conducted at the German Baptist Church by Pastor R. Vasel assisted by Rev. P. D. Womeldorf. Interment was made in the Baptist Cemetery.

From Connie Schwindt Rumold:
The union of Henry and Katherine Baker Schwindt was blessed with three boys and two girls:
Henry 6/11/1880 - 1934
John 10/1/1881 - 10/20/1952
Katie 4/1/1886 - 11/15/1946
Samuel 1/3/1890 - 6/26/1958
Mary (Maria) 9/8/1893 - 7/24/1905

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 92767199
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Becker Schwindt (27 May 1856–13 Dec 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92767199, citing Baptist Cemetery, Bison, Rush County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Glenda B. (contributor 47182102) .