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Margaretha Maria (Becker) Zeller (1869 - 1959)

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Margaretha Maria (Mary) Zeller formerly Becker
Born in Wheaton, DuPage, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in South Dakota, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 21 Jun 2018 | Created 17 Jun 2018
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Biography

Margaretha was born in 1869. She is the daughter of Anton Becker and Margaret Rickert. She married Jacob Zeller[4]

Obituary[4]

June 11, 1959 - Algona Upper Des Moines - Funeral services for Mrs Mary Zeller, 89, were held Wednesday morning at St. Joseph's church at St. Joe. Father Leo Schumacher officiated and burial was in the St: Joe cemetery. Hamilton's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs Zeller, a long time resident of the St Joe area, died Saturday afternoon at the home of her son George in Watertown, S.D. She was born Sept. 23, 1869. Her husband, Jacob Zeller, preceded her in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs Maggie Thilges St. Joe and. Mrs Ed (Susie) Butler, Wauby, S. Dakota and two sons, George, Watertown, So. Dak. and Philip, Waverly, Minn. Six grandsons Raymond, Alfred, Bernard, Nonbert, Jacob and Mark Thilges served as pallbearers at the services.

June 11, 1959 - Algona Upper Des Moines —- Mrs Mary Zeller, 89, mother of Mrs Maggie Thilges of St. Joseph's parish, died at Watertown, South Dakota, Saturday evening, June 6th. A funeral Mass was held Tuesday morning at Watertown and following the services the body will be brought here to the Mrs Maggie Thilges home. Tuesday evening the Rosary was said, and a Requiem High Mass was read on Wednesday morning at St, Joseph's church at 9 o'clock with burial in St. Joseph's cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home of Algona was in charge of arrangementis here. Mrs Mary Zeller was well known in the St. Joe Community having lived here many years. She would have celebrated her 90th birthday Sept. 23.

Sources

  1. "US Census, 1880 shows Mary Becker (b 1870 Illinois), her parents Aanton and Margarette, and siblings John, Rosa, and Katy living in Bloomingdale, DuPage, Illinois" https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXJ8-FTY
  2. "Iowa Census, 1885 shows Mary Becker (b 1870), parents Anton J and Margaret, and siblings John G, Rosa, Katie, and Thomas living in Cresco, Kossuth, Iowa." https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:H8L7-53Z
  3. "Iowa Marriage Record shows Mary M Becker (b 1870) married Jacob Zeller on 19 Feb 1889 in St Joseph, Iowa. Also shows Mary's parents as Anton J Becker and Margaretha Rickret." https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJ23-ZG6
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "FindAGrave shows Margaretha Maria 'Mary' Becker Zeller (b 26 Sep 1869 Wheaton Illinois, d 6 Jun 1959 South Dakota), her parents Anton Becker and Margaret Rickert, husband Jacob Zeller, 2 children, and 4 siblings." https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/58649123/margaretha-maria-zeller
  5. "On-Line Family Tree shows Mary Becker (b 23 Sep 1869 Wheaton Illinois, d 6 Jun 1959 Codington South Dakota, m 19 Feb 1889 St Joseph Iowa), her husband Jacob Zeller, 4 children, and her parents Anton Becker and Margaret Rickert." https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:3X22-WDC


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