Auglaize County Death Records
Mother's Maiden Name:
Dr. Ernest Fledderjohann
Apr 2, 1962
Cause of Death:
New Knoxville, Auglaize County OH
Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan WI; Lima News Apr 3, 1962
Mrs. Ernest Fiedderjohann, whose husband served as professor of practical theology at Mission House Seminary from 1837 to 1953, died early Monday at her home in New Knoxville, Ohio, after suffering a heart attack. She was 76, The former Katie Strickler she was born on Sept, 20, 1885, in Louisville, Ky., and was married to the Rev. Dr. Fledderjohann on June 21, 1911. He held pastorates at Louisville, New Philadelphia, Ohio, Waukon, Iowa, and Chicago before joining the staff of Mission House. After his retirement in 1952, the couple moved to New Knoxville. Mrs. Fledderjohann Had been confined to a wheel chair since 1956 following the amputation of her left leg. Survivors are her husband; three children, Mrs. George (Esther) Ferner of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Mrs. Lad (Julia) Zack of Berwyn, Ill., Donald of Pittsburgh. Pa.; five grandchildren, and four sisters, Mrs. Henry (Emilie) Churchman of Boston, Ky., Mrs. William (Julia) Edrington of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Mrs. Frank (Mary) Rankin of Louisville and Mrs. Evangeline Funk of San Diego, Calif. One sister is deceased. Services will be held Friday afternoon at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville.
Mrs. Katie Fiedderjohann, 76, wife of a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Monday at her home. She suffered a heart attack. She and her busband, Rev. Ernest Fiedderjohann, moved to New Knoxville upon his retirement in 1953. He was a native of this area and was a professor of theology at Mission House Seminary Plymouth, Wis., from 1937 to 1953. Since his retirement he has served as a supply pastor in this area. He previously was pastor at churches in New Philadelphia, Chicago and Iowa. She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Mrs. George (Ester) Ferner of Cuyahoga Falls, Mrs. Lad (Julia) Jack of Berwin, Ill; a son, Donald Fiedderjohann of Pitsburg; four sisters, Mrs. Julie Edrington of Dearfield Beach, Fla., Mrs. Mary Rankin of Louisvile, Ky., Mrs. Emilie Churchman of Boston, Ky., and Mrs. Evangeline Funk of San Diego, Calif.; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, with Rev. R.B. Meckstroth officiating. Burial will be in the Pilger Ruhe Cemetery. Ther body will remain at the Yoder and Long Funeral Home in St. Marys until Friday morning when friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. unntil the time of the services.