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Frieda ADOLF Weisshaar-435
Frieda ADOLF-435
B. 17 Aug 1911
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 8 Feb 2003


 1. Junior WEISSHAAR
 2. Eileen WEISSHAAR Rheuark
 4. Dennis WEISSHAAR
Burial Place:
St. John's Cemetery
Idalia, Colorado
Archive File:
Wedding Party Photo of sister Pauline.

Pedigree Chart
Christian ADOLF-85
B. 15 Nov 1839
Brienne, Bessarabia, South Russia
D. 3 Aug 1925
Bethune, Colorado
William ADOLF-247
B.  22 May 1867
Briene, Bessarabia, South Russia
D. 4 Sep 1948 
Bethune, Colorado
Fredericka STEGG-86
B. 19 Feb 1842
Brienne, Bessaeabia, Russia
D. 1924
Bethune, Colorado
Frieda ADOLF-435
B. 17 Aug 1911
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 8 Feb 2003
Margaret BUCHFINK-339
B. 7 Nov 1868
Teplitz, Bessarabia, South Russia
D. Aug 1960
Bethune, Colorado
Married 8 Oct 1929 [Cert #2112]
William WEISSHAAR-371
B. 23 Sep 1902
Settlement, Bethune, Colorado
D. 6 Aug 1990
Burlington, Colorado


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Frieda Augustina (Adolf) Weisshaar-2003

     Freida was the last of 11 children born to William and Margaret Bufink-Adolf.  She was born Aug. 17, 1911, at Bethune. She was baptized on Aug. 19, 1911, confirmed April12, 1925, and married to William Weisshaar on Oct. 8, 1929, all at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Three sons -- Junior, Gene and Dennis, and one daughter, Eileen, were born to Bill and Frieda.  In 1942, they left their farm in the settlement and started in the grocery business, first at the Brownwood store north of Vona and in 1943 they opened Weisshaar Cash Store in Idalia.  In 1953 they moved to Yuma and opened the Yuma Show Store where they enjoyed a good business and made many friends.  In 1974 Bill and Frieda returned to Burlington to enjoy their retirement near their roots.

Frieda was preceded in death by nice of her siblings; her husband Bill; and her son-in-law, Paul Rheuark.  One sister, Nettie Hasart of Grace Manor, and all of Frieda's descendants survive her and are honored to be a part of her life.  Junior of Idalia and Jerry (Summer) Weisshaar's family includes Dale and Trenda and children Dan, Erin, and Megan;  Judy and Ed Rusher and children Amy and Jeff; Jody and Bob Pennington and children Cody and Roxanne.  Eileen and Paul Rheuark's family includes Mary and Peter Goodman and children Alexis, Jessica, Shannon, and Rebecca;  John and Marilyn and son Sean; Tina and Jim Criswell and children Melissa and Wesley.  Gene and Kathy (Sanders) Weisshaar's family includes 3 daughters -- Steffanie Manes, Sarah, and Brenda, as well as Steffanie's children Jessica and Alex.

Frieda is known to hundreds as a loyal disciple of her Lord and went to her heavenly rest on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003.  Services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Burlington on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, with interment at St. John's in Idalia.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Love Funeral Home of Burlington.

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