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translation of obits in the Luxembourg Gazette

translation of obits in the Luxembourg Gazette

Posted: 9 Dec 2012 7:54AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Arens, Gross, Heiar
We have 4 obits out of the LG that are in German & was wondering if anyone that has access to the LG could translate them for us.

1) Anton Arens: 17 Nov 1891 p5 col 1 ;
2) Theo G Gross: 24 Jun 1902 p5 col 2 ;
3) Mrs Anna Gross Heiar: 18 Jul 1911 p 10 col 1 ;
4) Mrs Theo Gross: 13 Feb 1912 p 12 col 1 ;

TIA for any help
Jerry Pfab,
jbpfab@yahoo.com

Re: translation of obits in the Luxembourg Gazette

Posted: 9 Dec 2012 9:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
18 Jul 1911
La Motte, Iowa July 14th
Mrs Anne Heiar, the advanced in years wife of J.P. Heiar in Richland Township died 11th July at 11 p.m. after an illness of three months, administered with the last rites. She was born in the neigborhood of Tetes des Morts. May she rest in peace. Our condolence to the mourning family

13 Feb 1912
La Motte, Iowa 9 Feb 12
Mrs Theo. Groß died last week in the house of her son in law J.P. Heirer. The solemn funeral took place of Friday, departing from the St. Donatus church. Present were Reverends Bies from Bellevue, Nueben from St. Donatus and Dupont from St. Catherine. Deceased, who was born in Beringen, Mersch, Luxembourg, and who came to America in her young years, was 80 years old.

17 Nov 1891
Correspondence: Dear Mr. Gonner. On November 5th a terrible prairie fire raged south of White Lake, SD, and where Luxembourg families came to harm. Even two married men lost their lives. One of them named Anton Arens is leaving a mourning widow with two small children, the other one, Nik Wolff, leaves a mourning widow and three underage children. Both victims originate from either Dubuque or Jackson Co., Iowa, and were buried on November 7th amid a large attendance of the community.

24 Jun 1902
Chicago...... First mass in orphanage of High Ridge. On Wednesday, June 25th, the feast day of St. Aloysius is celebrated in a solemn way in the German Catholic orphanage. This year it is very special as, on that same day Mr Theo. Groß, who was raised in the orphanage, will celebrate his First Mass in the orphanage’s chapel

Re: translation of obits in the Luxembourg Gazette

Posted: 1 Jan 2013 6:28PM GMT
Classification: Query
Jean, Thanks for the translations. We have some more.

02.02.1875 p8 Dominikus Arensdorf
07.12.1886 p5 Mathias Hentges
09.03.1909 p5 Mathias Hentges

Also we have a couple of death dates that we can't find obits for. Would you be able to find them.

Margaretha Arensdorf d.15 July 1873. She is wife of the Dominic above.
John Peter Arensdorf d. 25 June 1890. This is a son of Dominic & Margareth. He is also my great grandfather.

Thanks again for all the help
Jerry Pfab

Re: translation of obits in the Luxembourg Gazette

Posted: 17 Mar 2013 9:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
We have found another listing in "Luxembourgers in the New World" for Margaretha HEIAR 25.04.1905 p5.

Again we appreciate all the help that we've been given.
thanks
Jerry Pfab
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