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Margaretha (Dienstbier) Etling

1834 — 1915

English Language Obituaries

published obituary for Margaretha (Dienstbier) Etling
from an undated & unidentified
[St. Louis?] newspaper.
Courtesy of Charlotte M.
(Gerber) Krejci

ETLING RITES TO-MORROW.

The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Etling, 80 years old, who was the widow of August Etling, formerly a prosperous South St. Louis merchant, and who died Wednesday morning at her residence, 2616 Potomac street, after an illness of a month, will be held from the residence at 2 o'clock to-morrow afternoon Burial will be in St. Mathew's Cemetery.

Mrs. Etling is survived by three children, seventeen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  Mrs. Etling was born in Bavaria, July 2 1834, and came to America with her parents in 1845.  She was the only living charter member of the Order of Good Ladies.


published obituary for Margaretha (Dienstbier) Etling
from an undated & unidentified
[St. Louis?] newspaper.
Courtesy of Charlotte M.
(Gerber) Krejci

ETLING - Passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 1915, at 7 a. m., Margaret Etling (nee Dinsbeer), widow of August Etling, at the age of 81 years, dear mother of Charlotte Gerber (nee Etling), Elizabeth Wende (nee Etling), Amelia Beyer (nee Etling), mother-in-law of George L. Gerber and William F. Beyer, and our dear grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.

Funeral on Saturday, March 6, at 2 p. m. from the residence, 2616 Potomac street, to St. Matthew's Church, thence to St. Matthew's Cemetery.

Deceased was a member of Good Ladies' Aid Society, Col. Hassendeubel, W. R. C. No. 19; Concordia Aid Society and St. Matthew's Frauenverein.


published card of thanks on behalf of Margaretha (Dienstbier) Etling
from an undated & unidentified
[St. Louis?] newspaper.
Courtesy of Charlotte
M. (Gerber) Krejci

Card of Thanks.

We hereby wish to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to the Rev. Henry Drees of the Evangelical St. Mathaens [sic] Church, for the kind words of condolence spoken at the bier of our dear mother, Margaretha Etling.  Also to Friendship Assembly No. 1, A. O. G. L., the Concordia Aid Society, Hassendeubel W. R. C., the St. Mathaens [sic] Ladies' Society, and to all our relatives and friends for their kind and floral offerings and sympathy expressed in our bereavement.
CHARLOTTE GERBER (nee Etling),
ELIZABETH WENDE (nee Etling),
EMELIA BEYER,  (nee Etling).

Brief Genealogy

Margaretha Dienstbier's family

Her father's 1st marriage

Her father's 2nd marriage

Her father's 3rd marriage

August Louis Etling's family

Etling - Dienstbier family

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