Barbara Stahlecker Adolf -- 1973
Barbara Adolf passed away Nov. 23 at the Kit
Carson County Memorial Hospital in Burlington following a lingering illness.
She was boom Dec. 24, 1885, in Tripp, S. D., to Martin and Katherine Stahlecker.
At the age of eight she moved with her family to Bethune where she grew
to womanhood. She was baptized as an infant and was confirmed in
the Lutheran faith.
Feb. 3, 1910, she was married to Jacob Wiedman.
To this union one son, George, was born. In March of 1911 her husband
March 25, 1914, she was united in marriage to Gottlieb
Adolf of Bethune. To this union four children were born, Gottlieb
Jr., Leah, Herman and Ella. They made their home on a farm north
of Burlington until October, of 1953, when they moved to Burlington.
She spent the past two years in the Burlington Rest Home.
Her husband, Gottlieb preceded her in death Nov.
14, 1963. She is survived by her four children, George Wiedman, Gottlieb
Adolf Jr., Leah Schick and Herman Adolf. One daughter, Ella, preceded
her in death in infancy. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and
16 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 27, at St.
Paul's Lutheran Church in Burlington with Rev. Keith Hedstrom officiating.
Song selections, "How Great Thou Art" and "I Walked
Today Where Jesus Walked," were sung by Walter Rath, Don Monasmith,
Betty Rath and Mary Karspeck accompanied at the organ by Lanette Monasmith.
Casket bearers were Jim, Gary and Glenn Adolf, Dean Schick, Darrell
and Garvin Wiedinan. Interment was made in Fairview Cemetery with
Hendricks Mortuary in charge.