Christena Bauder --1919
Mrs. Christena Bauder died Friday,
April 25, 1919, aged 78 years and 8 days. Her maiden name was Christena
Ottenbacher. She was born in South Russia, near Odessa, on the 17th day of
April, 1841, where she was married to Andrew Bauder on the 11th of September,
1862;to which union was born eleven children; seven boys and four girls. Two
boys and one girl passed away in infancy.
The family came to America during the fall of 1888 and
settled in this county some 15 miles northwest of Burlington, near the Lostman
creek, where they resided on the homestead for 29 years.
On the account of old age and feeble infermities [SIC],
last October they went to reside with their son Fred, with which they had lived
for six months. During the 25 days of January 1919, she had a stroke of
paralysis which afflicted the left side. On the 10th of April they moved into
their new home on the Samuel Schaal farm, where for two weeks Grandmother Bauder
lived until the 25th day of April when she passed away peacefully and was buried
in the Luthern [SIC] church cemetery on Sunday, April 27. Rev. Gus Adolph
performing the funeral rites.
She leaves to mourn their loss her aged husband, five
sons and three daughters, together with 46 grandchildren and seven great
grandchildren, all living in Colorado. The five sons and her son-in-law, Mr.
Samuel Schaal were the pallbearers. The floral offerings were beautiful and
lavish in display.