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Middletown Ledger, March 5th, 1942

Mrs. Koester Dies After Long Illness

Mrs. Rebecka Koester, age 89, widow of Henry Koester, died March 4 at 5 a m at the home of her daughter, Mrs Louis Beverman south of Burtonview. She had been ill for four years. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p m at Zion Lutheran church in New Holland with Rev. M. H. A. Guemmer officiating.

Mrs. Koester was born in Ger-many Oct. 17, 1852 and was married in that nation to Henry Koester. Surviving are the following children; Mrs. Lizzie Miller, Hedrick, Ia, Harry Herman, Henry, and Mrs Lena Koester of New Holland.

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