08 June 2014

Sunday's Obituary: Ottilie Fredrich Guhse

Source:  Manistee News Advocate-Manistee Daily Advocate, (Manistee, Manistee, Michigan), 24 February 1933, page 3; column 6, microfilm owned by Manistee Public Library; Manistee County Historical Museum, Manistee, Michigan.


Mrs. A. Guhse,
Former Local Resident, Dies

Mrs. August Guhse, 80, until three years ago a resident of this city, died yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Hanlin at Grand Rapids, never recovering from a paralytic stroke suffered Sunday.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Hanlin, Mrs. Daniel Campau, Ionia, and Miss Alma guhse of Grand Rapids; two sons, Otto Guhse, Grand Rapids, Albert Guhse of Ludington, and several nephews and nieces in Manistee.  Her husband died six years ago.

The body will be brought to the Bradford funeral home and the funeral will be held at the Fifth street German Lutheran church tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Rev. Klein officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery.

Mrs. August Guhse is Ottilie (Fredrich) Guhse, the daughter of Christoph Fredrich and Susanna Koenig.  She was born July of 1851 in Prussia.  She immigrated to the United States in 1872 with her mother and sister, Amalia.  Ottilie Fredrich married August Guhse on 28 October 1873 in Manistee, Manistee, Michigan.  Ottilie and August had five children, Otto, Emma, Mary, Alma and Albert.

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