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This Henry is brother to John, ancestor to Okarche, OK Krittenbrinks andmust be older brother to our Herman G.
Henry in USA by 1855 when his son J. Herman was born in Omaha, NE.
2nd child (Christina-Sr. Juliana) born in Racine, WI
EA--do research on above!! our Herman came to USA in 1859 age 10
OBIT-- MARGARET (MERTENS) KRITTENBRINK
Dec 6, 1832---Mar. 7, 1909
Mrs. Margaret Kritenbrink, a highly respected woman of Marion Twp. diedatthe home of her son, Henry Kritenbrink, near St. Paul Sunday, Mar. 7,1909, at 6 a.m., aged 77 yrs, 3months and 3 days, of la grippe.
Deceased was born in Westphalen, Germany, and came to America in 1862andsettled on a farm in Marion twp where she has lived ever since. Herhusband preceded her to the grave in 1892. She is survived by four sons,J. H. Kritenbrink of Omaha, NE, B.A. Kritenbrink of South Omaha, Dr. J.C.
Kritenbrink, of Chicago and Henry B.Kritenbrink of St. Paul; also fourdaughters; Sr. M. Juliana O
SD of Racine, WI; Mrs. T. J. Griffen of Neola, IA; Mrs. Jos. Rueter' andMrs. Jos. Umthum; both of near St. Paul. (Jos. is short for Joseph)Mrs. Kritenbrink was a faithful and consistent member of St. JamesCatholicchurch at St. Paul and also of the Rosary Society. She was atrue Christian woman, a kind and loving mother and was much beloved andhighly esteemed by all who knew her and will be mourned by many relativesand friends.
The funeral services were held at St. James church, at St. Paul, Wedmorning at10 a.m. Rev. J.A. Rangger officiated. The impressive serviceswere in spite of the bad roads and disagreeable weather, largelyattended. Interment was made beside the remains of her husband, in theCatholic cem.
( This lady was Virgie Nichting's grandmother. Her husband wasHenryKritenbrink, a brother of our grandfather John Krittenbrink who cameto OK in 1900)
The above obit was given to Wayne Allen by Okarche OK Krittenbrinks.W(Allens) are descendents of Herman G. KRITTENBRINK, brother to John &Henry.
Herman stayed in IA.
Christina Sr. Juliana Osd KRITTENBRINK
Christina became a Nun known as Sr. Juliana. birthplace given asMotherhouse,
Herman G. KRITTENBRINK
2 DATE 21 JAN 1873
2 PLAC Catholic church, Lee co, IA
Dean's Gr. grandfather
Babtized by Rev. Joseph Weikman Catholic
Fidella Grace KRITTENBRINK
Perished on wedding Train trip?