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Anna Katherine Louise WOLFF


Trego County Location


Western Kansas World January 23, 1928


OBITUARY of MRS. LOUISE WOLFF

Anna Katherine Louise Wolff, nee Landmeier, was born December 3, 1838 in Addison, Dupage County, Ill., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gerhard Landmeirer, and departed this life January 20, 1928 at the age of 89 years, 1 month, and 17 days.

In early life she was brought to Christ in Holy Baptism and later, after receiving catechetical instructions, she confessed her Lutheran faith, to which she remained true until the end. On July b, 1856, she entered matrimony with Mr. Christof Wolff of Repnitz in Mecklenburg, Germany. This union was blessed with ten children, of whom; six have preceded her to the eternal home. The family lived in Addison, Ill, until 1880. The next four years were spent in Kuhlman, Ala. In 1884, they came to Washington County, Kansas, and two years later made their home in WaKeeney. Her husband departed this life February 14, 1908. Several months after his death, Mrs. Wolff came to live with her son, Otto, and family, where she made her home for the past twenty years.

Mrs. Wolf was in good health until last July, when, on account of old age, strength began to fail her. Since November she has practically been an invalid and became weaker day by day. Her one great wish was to join her dear ones in the home above. This wish was granted her, when she peacefully fell asleep in Jesus at 10 o'clock last Friday morning. Even though partially blind; she did not neglect her, daily use of Bible and Prayer Book. In the last week before her death, both sight and hearing failed her. The last twenty-four hours were spent in a state of unconsciousness, with the exception of only a very few minutes. She leaves to mourn her departure, four children, fifty grand children and seventy great grand children. Funeral services were conducted in. the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Interment was in the WaKeeney Cemetery, the Rev. C. Bergstraesser officiating.

Submitted by Gayle M. Garrett

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