Mrs. John Schone, aged 64 years, 2 months and 12 days, died at her house on North Elm street at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, following a short illness, due to pneumonia.

The deceased, Angel Lena Ahlers, was born in Germany, and was the daughter of Garrett and Lena Ohian Ahlers. She came to this country when she was 22 years old. She resided with her brohter, Harmon Ahlers for several years before her marriage to John Schone. They later retired from the farm and moved to Tallula twenty-one years ago. Mr. Schone preceded her in death, leaving to mourn her death the one brother Harmon Ahlers and two step sons and one daughter, Cobus and Bluford Schone of Tallula and Mrs. John Stizman of Petersburg, besides many friends and loved ones in this community.

She was very industrious woman and a wonderful neighbor.

Funeral services were held from the home at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 19, conducted by Rev. H. E. Jacobs, pastor of the Lutheran church of  Pleasant Plains and burial was in Greenwood cemetery.

Newspaper and dates unknown.

Contributed by: Chris Gleason

Researching: Schone, Balster, Horn, Gabriel-Juergens, Bachmann and Atterberry


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