Catherine Stumpf

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Catherine Stumpf (Ploog)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Germany
Death: June 14, 1916 (75)
Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States
Place of Burial: Pierz, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of John Stumpf
Mother of Christine Marie Rassier; Joseph Herman Stumpf; Adelaide Blake; Franziska Stumpf and Henry Stumpf

Managed by: Joe Eickhoff
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About Catherine Stumpf

Mrs. Catherine Stumpf, a pioneer resident of Morrison County, passed away Wednesday morning at 7 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. J. Rassier, from apoplexy, after a brief illness. She was 76 years of age.

Deceased was born in Germany in 1840. She came to this country with her parents in 1848. In 1866 her marriage to John Stumpf of Madison, Wis., took place and the following year they moved to this state, locating at Pierz, where they resided until after the death of Mr. Stumpf, in 1911. She then came here to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. J. J. Rassier, where she has been living since.

Surviving the deceased are three sons and four daughters. The sons are Frank, Theodore and Henry of Pierz and the daughters Mrs. H. J. Bares of Pierz, Mrs. H. J. Bentfeld of Genola, Mrs. J. J. Rassier and Mrs. J. M. Blake of this city. She also leaves fifty-nine grand-children and twenty-three great grand-children, two brothers and two sisters.

The funeral will be held at Pierz Monday morning at 9:30. Rev. Victor Rassier, O.S. B. of Mt. Angel, Ore., a grandson of the deceased will officiate.

Little Falls Herald

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John Stumpf died last Monday, December the twenty-sixth, after an illness of one week. He was born in Zindorf, near Cologne, Germany, December the twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, came to Cross Plains, Wisconsin, in eighteen hundred and fifty-one and lived there until eighteen hundred and sixty-nine when he came to Pierz. Mr. Stumpf is survived by his widow, three sons: Frank, Theodore and Henry; four daughters: Mrs. Hubert Bares, Mrs. Jacob Blake, Mrs. Herman Bentfeld and Mrs. John Rassier; and about fifty grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was buried Thursday morning in St. Joseph's cemetery.

As a public officer he held an enviable record. He was elected state representative from this district in eighteen hundred and eighty, served as chairman of the board of county commissioners for twelve years, and was three years chairman of the supervisors of the town of Pierz.

Pierz Journal, December 29, 1910

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Catherine Stumpf's Timeline

1840
November 30, 1840
Germany
1867
January 17, 1867
Age 26
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, United States
1869
December 12, 1869
Age 29
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, United States
1870
1870
Age 29
Dane County, Wisconsin, United States
1873
July 17, 1873
Age 32
Pierz, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States
1879
November 1879
Age 38
Pierz, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States
1916
June 14, 1916
Age 75
Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States
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Pierz, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States