||Funeral Service Yesterday For Mrs. J. Stahlberg
Died At Hospital Sunday Morning After An Illness Of 5 Weeks
Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon from the Wayne Zion Lutheran church for Mrs. John (Sophia) Stahlberg who died early Sunday morning at the John McDonald hospital. She was 79 years old at the time of her death. A prayer service was held at the Goettsch funeral home before the service at the church, burial was in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Stahlberg was born in Friedeberg, Germany, on May 4, 1871, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Antons. At the age of 10 she came to this country with her parents who settled in Wayne township. She was married to John Stahlberg by Rev. C. Mardorf on April 9, 1891. The couple lived in the Center Junction and Scotch Gove vicinity until 4 years ago when they moved to Monticello to make their home with their daughter, Mrs. Earl Lehman.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Stahlberg is survived by seven children: Henry, Hopkinton; August, Carl and John, Monticello; Mrs. Hayo Tobiason and Mrs. Earl Lehman, Monticello; and Mrs. Leroy Smith, Cedar Rapids. One sister, Mrs. Anna Radloff, Wyoming; and two brothers, Gerd Antons, Center Junction; and Henry Antons, Dundee, Ill. Also survive. There are 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were grandsons: Lyle Tobiason, Marvin Stahlberg, Ronald Stahlberg, Donald Tobiason, Vernon Stahlberg, Eugene Streets, Junior Reid, Myron Reid, Bernell Reid.
Submitted by: Sharon Oltmanns