Margaret Adolf Meyer -- 1978
Funeral services for Mrs. Conrad Meyer were held
Monday, Jan. 9, at 1:30 p.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Bethune with
Rev. Howard Jacobson presiding.
The men's choir of the church provided two musical
selections, accompanied at the piano, by Karen Ziegler. Her grandsons
were casket bearers and burial was at Immanuel Cemetery.
Margaret Meyer, daughter of William and Margaret
Adolf, was born at Tipliz, Russia, on Aug. 24,1887. She was baptized
in the Christian faith in the Lutheran Church and confirmed her faith on
May 15, 1902, in the presence of her pastor, Rev. Asmuss.
She came to America in August 1908, and lived first
in Galveston, Tex. where she worked until November, when she came to Bethune
to join her family. Shortly after, she went to Denver to work, and
it was there that she met her husband, Conrad Meyer. They were married
on May 7, 1910, in Immanuel Lutheran Church of Bethune.
They continued to make their home in Denver until
1916, when they moved to the farm 9 1/2 miles north of Bethune. She
and her husband farmed for many years, and in April 1972, she entered the
Burlington Rest Home. It was there, that she passed from this life
on the morning of Jan. 7, 1978 at I the age of 90 years, 4 months and 14
Her husband, Conrad, preceded her in death on Feb.
They were life long members of Immanuel Lutheran
Church. To their union seven children were born, Reuben, Clord and
Norman of Bethune, Mabel Bishop of Burlington, William, who preceded her
in death, dying at the young age of 23 years; also two infant children
died, Conrad and Alma, and she was preceded in death by her parents, three
brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by three sons, one daughter,
3 brothers, William Adolf of Tigard, Ore., John Adolf of Bethune, and Chris
Adolf of Burlington; 2 sisters, Nettie Hasart and Frieda Weisshaar of Burlington,
12 grandchildren, 14 great grand-children and numerous nieces, nephews,
relatives and friends.