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 Henry Fanselau-1846
Henry Fanselau-1846
Born: 28 Feb 1890
Idalia, Colorado
Died: 6 Apr 1980
Burlington, Colorado


1. Mildred FANSELAU-1877
2. Leona FANSELAU-1852
3. Geneva FANSELAU-2390
Burial Place:
Fairview Cemetery
Burlington, Colorado

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Pedigree Chart
August FANSELAU-693
B. 11 Aug 1852
D. 4 May 1919
Burlington, Colorado
Henry FANSELAU-1846
B. 28 Feb 1890
Idalia, Colorado
D. 6 Apr 1980
Burlington, Colorado
Whilhelmena WOLF-694
B. 19 Jan 1859
D. 8 May 1932
Married  14 April 1912  [Cert #640]
Bethune, Colorado
B. 18 Feb 1893
Denver, Colorado
D. 31 May 1978
Burlington, Colorado


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Henry Fanselau  --  1980

       Funeral services for Henry Fanselau were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Burlington, Thursday, April 10, at 1:30 p.m.  The pastor of the church, Rev.  Wayne Mesecher, officiated. 
      Don Monasmith was soloist for the song selections, accompanied at the organ by Byron Monasmith. 
      Casket bearers were Herman Adolf, Doug Hillman, Harold Karspeck, John Kuhn Dalwon Schaal and Carroli Schahrer. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery. 
     Henry August Fanselau was born near Idalia, on Feb. 28, 1890, to August and Wilhelmina Fanselau.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church and grew to manhood in the Bethune area. On April 14, 1912, he was married to Lillie Bamesburger.  To this union were born three daughters. 
      Aside from several years in which they, lived near Newburg, Ore., (1935-1942), Henry spent most of his life farming and ranching in the Smoky Hill community.  He is remembered as a good neighbor, always willing to help in time of need. 
     Henry died April 6, 1980, at the age of 91 years, in the Grace Manor Nursing Home, Burlington, where he had lived for the past several years.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie, his parents, and his sisters, Matilda, Katie and Minnie. 
        Henry's survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Mildred Stahlecker and Mrs. Leona Wiedman of Burlington, Mrs. Geneva Wahlgemuth of Vancouver, Wash.; one brother, Edward of Denver; six grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.

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