Obit: Pfeiffer, Olive (1858 - 1919)

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Surnames: PFEIFER ARNTSEN ALTON KAMPS LEFF CARPENTER

----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 11/13/1919

Pfeifer, Olive (31 JUL 1858 - 2 NOV 1919)

Mrs. Frank Pfeifer died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.M. Arntsen in Duluth, Minn., on Sunday evening, Nov. 2nd at ten minutes to nine, at the age of 64 years, 3 months and 2 days.

Olive Frances Carpenter was born in Greenwood, Clark County, Wis., July 31, 1858, was married to F.J. Pfeifer at Humbird, Wis., Oct. 29, 1877. To this union was born five children, Mrs. Geo. Alton of Washburn,, Wis., Mrs. John Kamps of Timber Lake, S.D., Mrs. A.M. Arntsen of Duluth, Minn., Charles Earl and Mrs. W. Leff of Ellendale, N.D. She is survived by her husband and four daughters, Charles Earl having died in infancy.

She was the first white child born in Greenwood in a house, which has been known as the Wm. Oelig home, and resided in Greenwood for many years.

She was an active old lady and was enjoying the best of health at the time of her death, which was due to heart failure, a kind and loving mother, always ready to help anyone in any way she could and performed many acts of kindness to her friends and neighbors.

Funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. A.M. Arntsen in Duluth, Minn.

Mr. Pfeifer, Mr. and Mrs. Arntsen, Mrs. Alton and daughter accompanied the remains to Greenwood, where the remains were laid to rest last Thursday in the Greenwood Cemetery.

 

 


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