Sunday, April 8, 2012

Sunday's Obituary - Mrs. F. T. Kettelhodt

The Princeton Union, Thursday,
January 8, 1920, pg. 1
Mrs. F. T. Kettelhodt.
   Mrs. F. T. Kettelhodt died at the Northwestern hospital, where she had been for 10 days, on Monday at 7 a. m. She was taken to the hospital after being confined to bed for five weeks at her home. Mrs. Kettelhodt had been in poor health for eight years.
   Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Friday) at 1:30 p. m., at Ross' undertaking parlors and at the Princeton German Lutheran church at 2 p. m. The interment will be at Oak Knoll.
   Mrs. Kettelhodt was born in Posen, Germany, on September 22, 1863, came to the United States in 1874 and located at Crown, Isanti county. She was married to F. T. Kettelhodt at Cambridge on September 17, 1882. With her husband she then went to Young America, Carver county, where she lived about a year, from there going to New York city. On March 1, 1903, with her husband, she returned to Minnesota, locating in Princeton, and here she lived continuously until called by death. She is survived by her husband; one son, W. F. Kettelhodt of Livonia; two daughters, Mrs. Gust Kriesel and Mrs. Theodore Kriesel of Crown, besides seven grandchildren.
   Mrs. Kettelhodt was a quiet, unassuming, home-loving woman who was loved and respected by everyone favored with her acquaintance.

Mrs. F. T. Kettelhodt's name was Ottilie (Kriesel) Kettelhodt, and she was Elizabeth (Elsner) Kettelhodt's mother-in-law.

Newspaper clipping from the Library of Congress, Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers site

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