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Martha STAHLECKER Adolf-127
Martha Sofia STAHLECKER-127
B. 22 Jul 1906
Bethune, Colorado
D. 19 Nov 2002
Burlington, Colorado


 1. Rudolph (Ralph) ADOLF-1485
 2. Esther ADOLF-375
 3. Ernst ADOLF-1486
 4. Louise ADOLF-1487
Burial Place:
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Bethune, Colorado

Archive File:
1910 Census

Marriage Source:
Colorado Marriage Index

Wedding Day Photo



Time Line:


Pedigree Chart
Friedenstahl, S. Russia
B. 19 Sep 1848
D. 24 Jan 1914
Bethune, Colorado 
Johannes (John) STAHLECKER-142
B. 1 Sep 1876
Columbus, Nebraska
D. 7 Feb 1943
Bethune, Colorado
Katherena JUENGLING-147
Friedenstahl, S. Russia
B. 13 Jun 1848
D. 11 Jul 1926
Bethune, Colorado
B. 22 Jul 1906
Bethune, Colorado
D. 19 Nov 2002
Burlington, Colorado
Christian DOBLER-149
B. 23 Nov 1838
Toeplitz, Bessarabiea, South Russia
D. 23 Oct 1923
Bethune, Colorado
Maria DOBLER-105
B. 14 Jan 1874
Nessel  Rode, South Russia
D. 27 Dec 1956
Burlington, Colorado
Dorothea HANDEL-69
B. 30 Aug 1844
D. 28 Mar 1889
Scotland, South Dakota
Marriage:  25 Oct 1925
Mosca, Alamosa, Colorado

Married in  a Double Wedding ceremony with Chris KRAMER and Mary STAHELCKER
John ADOLF-341
B. 6 Feb 1904
Michaefeld, South Russia
D. 3 Apr 1984
Burlington, Colorado


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Martha (Stahlecker) Adolf -2002

Lifelong Kit Carson County resident Martha Sophia Adolf passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Grace Manor Care Center in Burlington. She was 96 years old.  Martha was born July 22, 1906, to John and Marla (Dobler) Stahlecker in Bethune. She attended a country school north of Bethune through the 8th grade. On Oct. 25, 1925, Martha married John Adolf in Mosca. To this marriage four children were born; Rudolph, Ernst, Louise and Esther.  Martha was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Bethune and worked as a homemaker in her own home.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband John; her brothers Ed and Martin Stahlecker; one infant sister, Dorthea; her sisters Anna Felt, Mary Kramer and Theresia Kramer; her daughter-in-law Lois Adolf; and one grandson, Wesley Adolf. She is survived by her two sons - Rudolph (Rudy) Adolf of Yuma, and Ernst Adolf of Canyon City; two daughters - Louise Frohman of Hay Springs, Neb., and Esther Weisshaar of Burlington; 15 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Andy Stahlecker of Alamosa and Walter Stahlecker of Colorado Springs; and two sisters Lydia Adolf of Bethune and Dorothy Klein of Wray.

Services for Mrs. Adolf were Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bethune. Pastor Wesley Dunbar officiated the services and burial followed at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials can be made in Martha's name to the Immanuel Lutheran Church and maybe left at The Bank of Burlington. Arrangements made by Love Funeral Home of Burlington.

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