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Balzer, Jennie ALIEDA van der Smissen (1884-1964)

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Date of Death: 1964 August 20, Minnesota
 
Date of Death: 1964 August 20, Minnesota
   
Obituary from ''Mennonite Weekly Review'':
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''Mennonite Weekly Review'' obituary: 27 Aug 1964 p. 5
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Mrs. Frieda Andreas of North Newton attended funeral services in Lincoln, Neb. on Monday for her sister, Mrs. Jacob F. Balzer, 80, who died Aug. 20 of injuries sustained in an auto accident near Lincoln about a week earlier. Her husband, Rev. Balzer, also was injured but is recovering. Mrs. Balzer was the former Jennie Alieda van der Smissen, and was married to Rev. Balzer at Berne, Ind. in 1913. He was a Bible teacher and dean of Bethel College between 1913 and 1918, and for many years taught and served as dean at Doane College, Crete, Neb.
 
Mrs. Frieda Andreas of North Newton attended funeral services in Lincoln, Neb. on Monday for her sister, Mrs. Jacob F. Balzer, 80, who died Aug. 20 of injuries sustained in an auto accident near Lincoln about a week earlier. Her husband, Rev. Balzer, also was injured but is recovering. Mrs. Balzer was the former Jennie Alieda van der Smissen, and was married to Rev. Balzer at Berne, Ind. in 1913. He was a Bible teacher and dean of Bethel College between 1913 and 1918, and for many years taught and served as dean at Doane College, Crete, Neb.
(MWR 27 Aug 1964 p. 5)
 
   
Funeral services were held Aug 24 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ at Crete, Neb. for Mrs. J. F. Balzer of Lincoln, who suffered fatal injuries in an auto accident Aug. 12 and died Aug. 20. Mrs. Frieda Andreas of North Newton attended her sister's funeral. Rev. Balzer, former dean and teacher at Bethel College, suffered a broken leg in the accident. Mrs. Balzer is survived by her husband, three daughters, seven grandchildren, five sisters and two brothers.
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''Mennonite Weekly Review'' obituary: 3 Sep 1964 p. 5
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Funeral services were held Aug 24 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ at Crete, Neb. for Mrs. J. F. Balzer of Lincoln, who suffered fatal injuries in an auto accident Aug. 12 and died Aug. 20. Mrs. Frieda Andreas of North Newton attended her sister's funeral. Rev. Balzer, former dean and teacher at Bethel College, suffered a broken leg in the accident. Mrs. Balzer is survived by her husband, three daughters, seven grandchildren, five sisters and two brothers.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 15:38, 2 December 2019

Date of Birth: 1884 June 26, Pennsylvania
Date of Death: 1964 August 20, Minnesota

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 27 Aug 1964 p. 5

text of obituary:

Mrs. Frieda Andreas of North Newton attended funeral services in Lincoln, Neb. on Monday for her sister, Mrs. Jacob F. Balzer, 80, who died Aug. 20 of injuries sustained in an auto accident near Lincoln about a week earlier. Her husband, Rev. Balzer, also was injured but is recovering. Mrs. Balzer was the former Jennie Alieda van der Smissen, and was married to Rev. Balzer at Berne, Ind. in 1913. He was a Bible teacher and dean of Bethel College between 1913 and 1918, and for many years taught and served as dean at Doane College, Crete, Neb.


Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 3 Sep 1964 p. 5

text of obituary:

Funeral services were held Aug 24 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ at Crete, Neb. for Mrs. J. F. Balzer of Lincoln, who suffered fatal injuries in an auto accident Aug. 12 and died Aug. 20. Mrs. Frieda Andreas of North Newton attended her sister's funeral. Rev. Balzer, former dean and teacher at Bethel College, suffered a broken leg in the accident. Mrs. Balzer is survived by her husband, three daughters, seven grandchildren, five sisters and two brothers.



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Biographical note:
Zionsville, Pennsylvania
Daughter of Carl Heinrich Anon and Mary Elizabeth (Knight) van der Smissen (wife 1)
Married Jacob Frank Balzer 1913 June 19, Berne, Indiana (wife 1)
Homemaker -- Newton, Kansas; Northfield, Minnesota; Crete, Nebraska

Bethel alumni note:
Bethel Academy student 1904-05

Photo holdings:
See Jennie Alieda van der Smissen (1884-1964) for individual photos
See Jacob Frank Balzer (1884-1970) for family photos
See David B. Ruth (1836-1900) for 1898 family group photo
See Carl Heinrich Anton van der Smissen (1851-1950) for family photo
See Carl Justus van der Smissen (1811-1890) for large family photo

Sources:
Alumni card
A. J. Ruth's Ruth Gen. N. 1145
Die Mennonitenfamilie vds ... 1987 p.236
Grandma Profile #31396: DOB 1884 June 26, DOD 1964 August 27 (date obit published in MWR)
Find A Grave, obit (no photo of tombstone): DOB 1885 November 2, DOD 1964 August 20.

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