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OBIT: Frederika (Tasche) Huehl 1850-1930

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OBIT: Frederika (Tasche) Huehl 1850-1930

Posted: 1358480001000
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Pioneer Resident of Tulare Vicinity Dies in Redfield Friday—Is Laid to Rest in Tulare

Frederika Tasche was born on December 6, 1850, in Schale Province, Westphalia, Germany. She was baptised and confirmed in the Reformed church of her native land. When a young lady she came to America with several friends and they settled at Eitzen Minnesota, where she was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Mr. Barney Huehl on February 2, 1877.

Mrs. Huehl was a very Christian woman, she joined the Evangelical church after coming to this country and was a devout member up to the time of her death. She raised a large family according to her belief and the teaching of Christ was forever her watch-word.

In March 1883 the family emigrated to South Dakota and settled on a homestead west of Tulare. They enjoyed the hardships of pioneer life and developed the prairie claim into one of the finest farms in the community where they lived until 1905 when they retired and moved to Redfield.

Mr. and Mrs. Huehl were blessed with six children, Emma, Alvina, Lydia, Louise, Gustav and Clara. She was preceded in death by her husband, her daughter Alvina, who was Mrs. George Binger, Lydia, who was Mrs. Fred Beckman, and Gustav.

Mrs. Huehl had been ailing for some time due to advanced age and a complication of diseases and death was caused by hardening of the arteries. She peacefully passed away on Friday, September 19, 1930, at the age of 79 years, 9 months and 13 days

She leaves to mourn her passing Mrs. Ernest Steinbis, Mrs. Theodore Binger, Mrs. Clara Paus, fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren of Tulare and four grandchildren who live at Redfield, two brothers George Tasche of Tulare and Bernard Tasche of Germany and one sister Mrs. Henry Roeber of Tulare besides a number of other relatives and a large circle of friends who extend sympathy to the sorrowing relatives.

Funeral services were held on Monday at her home in Redfield and at St. Johns church at Turtle Creek with the Rev. Schiller and Rev. Winters officiating, and interment was made in the family lot in the nearby cemetery.

Source: Newspaper clipping from my grandmother's scrapbook

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