- Beyond the River.
Is called the Spirit of Mrs. Margaret Niekrence Crestline Advocate
April 10, 1902
- Last Friday evening at nine o'clock Mrs.
Margaret Niekerence closed her eyes in death, at the home of
her daughter Mrs. George Klahn northwest of this city, aged 71
years, 3 months and 1 day. The cause of her death was continued
afflictions of the heart.
- The deceased was a native of Germany,
having been born in Hessen Darmstadt, February 3, 1831, In early
childhood she came to this country country where she spent a
long and happy life.
- She was a woman of most excellent qualities,
being a devoted Christian and a faithful adherent to the teachings
of the Trinity Lutheran Church to which she united many years
- She leaves three daughters to morn her
death, besides a host of friends and acquaintances. Her daughters
are Mrs. Jacob Bauer who lives west of the city; Mrs Christian
Bormouth of Greenwich and Mrs. George Klahn at whose home she
- The funeral services were held from the
Trinity Lutheran Church at 2:00 Sunday afternoon, Rev L. Hess
her pastor officiating, and her remains were followed to her
last resting place by a large concourse of sorrowing friends
and relatives. - Crestline Advocate April 10, 1902.