Obituary – Mrs. Katherine Klienlogel
East Liverpool Tribune
Probably in years the Grim Reaper has not swung his scythe where it has caused greater sorrow than when shortly after 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon (October 29, 1903) Mrs. Katherine Kleinlogel was summoned to her long rest. Her death occurred at the family home at the corner of Walnut street and the Calcutta road, where she had been ill for the past five weeks. Her six children were at the bedside when life departed.
In the death of Mrs. Kleinlogel St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran church loses on of its hardest workers and the members of the congregation fully realize the loss. Deceased was born in Wuertenberg, Germany, sixty-five years ago. She came to this country with her parents when she was 13 years of age and the family took up their residence at McKeesport, Pa.
She was there married and thirty-nine years ago removed with her own family to this city. Deceased took a prominent part in the organization of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran church shortly after her arrival her and was one of the charter members of the church. The death of her husband left her with a large family of children to care for but she took up the additional burden and still continued her church work. She had been a teacher in the Sunday school for the past 30 years without interruption and was in her place the Sunday before she was taken ill five weeks ago. Deceased was also a member of the Ladies’ Aid Society, the Willing Workers and the Mission league of the church and took a prominent part in all their work.
Deceased is survived by six children, Mrs. Edward Miller, of Sebring, Mrs. Frank Neal, Pittsburg, Mrs. Peter Wolf, Mrs. Adam Houser, Miss Gussie and George, of this city. The funeral services will be held in St. John’s church at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. G. Reinartz, officiating. Interment will be in Riverview cemetery.