|MRS. HENRY ARP BURIED|
BLAIR WOMAN DIED SUNDAY; METHODIST FUNERAL HELD WEDNESDAY
Mrs. Henry Arp, 74, resident of Blair for 21 years, died Sunday at the Dodge County Community hospital, Fremont. She was in failing health seven years.
Funeral services were conducted at First Methodist church yesterday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Sidney L. McCaig, and interment was in the German cemetery at Bennington. The Campbell Mortuary was in charge.
As Metha Misfeldt, Mrs. Arp was born Aug. 20, 1871, in Davenport, Ia., but came to Washington county with her parents as a baby. She has lived in this county since, with the exception of seven years spent at Bennington. She lost her mother when five years old.
On Nov. 1, 1889, she and Mr. Arp were married and to them were born eight children, five of whom survive. Mrs. Arp died in March, 1945. (This sentence seems out of context. Which Mrs. Arp??)
Surviving Mrs. Arp are three sons, Fritz of Herman, Henry and Otto of Kennard; two daughters, Mrs. Louie Dornacker of Kennard and Mrs. Albert Kuhr of Blair; and 11 grandchildren and one great-grandson. Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Julius Schlapkohl of Creighton, Neb.; two brothers, Henry Misfeldt of Omaha and Otto Asmussen of Fort Calhoun; two half-brothers, Fritz Misfeldt of Kennard and William Misfeldt of Winside; and three half-sisters, Mrs. Lena Rhea of California, Mrs. Minnie Hitchcock of Kansas and Mrs. Emma Brown of Kennard.
#2-27 June, 1946 - The Enterprise - Metha (Misfeldt)
MRS. HENRY ARP PASSES AWAY
Metha Misfeldt Arp was born August 20, 1871 in Davenport, Iowa, and died June 23, 1946 in the Fremont hospital.
She came to Washington County with her parents at the age of one and one half years. She has made this county her home since, with the exception of seven years spent in Bennington. She lost her mother at the age of five years.
On November 1, 1889 she was united in marriage to Henry Arp. To this couple eight children were born, three preceding their mother in death. Mr. Arp died in March, 1945.
For twenty one years Mr. and Mrs. Arp lived on West Street in Blair where they observed their Golden Wedding anniversary in 1939. Since that time Mrs. Arp has been in failing health.
Deceased leaves to mourn her passing five children - three sons, Fritz of Herman, Henry and Otto of Kennard; two daughters, Mrs. Louis Dornacker of Kennard and Mrs. Albert Kuhr of Blair. Also eleven grandchildren and one great grandson; one sister, Mrs. Julius Schlapkohl of Creighton, Nebraska; two brothers, Henry Misfeldt of Omaha; Otto Assmussen of Calhoun; two half brothers and three half sisters. Mrs. Hattie Dillinger who cared for Mrs. Arp so faithfully and patiently will also mourn her passing.
Mrs. Arp was a good wife, a fine mother and grandmother. She will be long remembered by her family. She worked hard without modern advantages and was always happy in her work. She leaves many sincere friends behind her.
~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~
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