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Mary WEISSHAAR Adolf-238
Eva Maria (Mary) WEISSAAR-238
B. 27 Nov. 1892
Idalia, Colorado
D. 13 Apr 1989
Burlington Colorado


 1. Hilda ADOLF-239
Amanda ADOLF-240
 3. Leona ADOLF-241
 4. Authur ADOLF-242
 5. Gladys ADOLF-243
 6. Della HASART-ADOLF-521
 7. Eva ADOLF-245
 8. Allan ADOLF-246 
Burial Place:
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Bethune, Colorado

Archive File:
1910 Census

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Pedigree Chart
Johann WEISSHAAR-367
B. 5 Nov 1863
D. 6 Dec 1916
Eva Maria (Mary) WEISSHAAR-238
B. 27 Nov. 1892
Idalia, Colorado
D. 13 Apr 1989
Burlington Colorado
Christina WILHELM-368
B. 11 Apr 1865
D. 28 Feb 1946
Married:  10 Nov 1912  [Cert #673]
Bethune, Colorado
* obit states 12 Nov 1912
A.W. ADOLF-237
B. 8 May 1890
Bethune, Colorado
D. 12 Feb 1985
Burlington, Colorado


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Mary Adolf --  1989

      Funeral services for Eva Maria (Mary) Adolf were Monday, April 17, 1989, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bethune at 10:30 am with Pastors Ron Powers and Greg Adolf officiating.
        The singers were the mixed choir and the congregation.  Song selections were How Great Thou Art, What a Friend We Have in Jesus, and Lord Take My Hand.
        Pallbearers were:  Donald Ziegler, Duane Richards, Rand Patterson, Greg Adolf, John Pugh, Mark Pugh, Devin Wood, Lance Wood, Wayne Adolf, Anthony Adolf.
        Honorary pallbearers were:  Darlene Hendricks, Donna Powell, Holly Delach, Cynthia Murphy, Janet Pauling, Esther Young, Mary Colglazier, Lynne Serafin, Debra Webb, Pamela Burton.
        Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery with Hendricks Mortuary of Burlington in charge of arrangements.
        Mary Adolf was born Nov. 27, 1892, in Idalia, to Christina and Johann Weisshaar.  She died, after a long illness, at her home in Burlington, on Thursday, April 13, 1989.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.
        She and A.W. Adolf were united in marriage on Nov. 12, 1912.  They enjoyed 73 years of marriage.
        Mary was active in many church and community activities.  She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church Women, the Burlington Garden Club, the Kitchen Band, the Hospital Auxiliary, and the McArthur Senior Center.  She was an accomplished textile painter.
Mary is survived by eight children:  Hilda Ziegler of Burlington; Amanda Richards and husband David of Bethune; Leona Hefner and husband Harry of Kalamazoo, Mich.; Art Adolf and wife Mary of Phoenix, Ariz.; Gladys Patterson and husband Hugh of Littleton; Della Pugh and husband Robert of Aurora; Eva Wood and husband Bud of Stratton; and Allan Adolf and wife June of Bethune.  Also surviving her are sisters Margaret Stahlecker and Anna Adolf of Burlington, Pauline Schlichenmayer of Longmont; brothers William, Jacob and Karl Weisshaar of Burlington; 21 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great grandchildren.
        Mary was preceded in death by her husband, A.W.; one son-in-law, Otto Ziegler; one grandson, Ernie Ziegler; one brother, three sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.
        A memorial has been established for Immanuel Lutheran Church and the McArthur Senior Center and may be left at the church, with Hendricks Mortuary or The Bank of Burlington. 

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