Kate Frerichs Fleshner b. 1895

Kate Frerichs was the aunt of Stanley Roose who married Elizabeth Speedy.


Kate Frerichs was born the first day January 1 of 1895. Her given name was Kunna Engelina Frerichs, like her grandmother Kunna Jansen Frerichs she went by Kate. Kate was baptized February 3 1895 at Bethel Church in Parkersburg, Iowa.  Parents Enno and Annie were probably married in this same church around 1890.
Kate was the older sister of Mary Frerichs Roose. By 1900 the Frerichs family was living in Jefferson, Butler County Iowa, farming. Kate married Chris Fleshner in 1914. The Fleshner family stayed in Butler County and also farmed. Kate was widow in 1958 and she died on the very last day December 31 of 1974.

Obituary from the Greene recorder
Rites held for Kate Fleshner. Rites Held for Kate Fleshner. Services for Kate L. Fleshner, 79 who died at Allison Manor, December 31, were held Friday Jan 3 at St James Lutheran Church, Allison with burial at the allusion Cemetery. she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Clair Dailey of Waverly, Mrs. Kenneth Smith of Allison and Mrs. Richard Schaeffer of Marshalltown; three sisters, Mrs. George Roose (Mary Frerichs) of Clarksville, Mrs. Sena Ressler of Waverly and Mrs. Hilko Janssen of Allison; a brother John Frerichs of Dumont.

1975 Jan 15 page 5 of 8, column 7 top. Greene recorder Greene, Iowa, Digital Archives at Greene Public Library.

Ancestry . com U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940

Greene recorder Greene, Iowa, Digital Archives at Greene Public Library