Obit: Jakel, Anna #2 (1894 - 1953)
Surnames: Jakel, Odland, Wasmuth, Hermanson,
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark
County, Wis.) 08/13/1953
Jakel, Anna (18 July 1894 - 11 Aug. 1953)
Mrs. Charles Jakel, 59 years old, died of cancer
at 2:00 a.m. Tuesday at her farm home, after a prolonged illness.
Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2:00
o’clock at the Evangelical and Reformed church, with the Rev.
O. K. Odland officiating. Internment followed in the family lot at
Pine Hill cemetery, Curtiss.
Mrs. Jakel, the former Anna Wasmuth, was born
July 18, 1894, in Fulda, Germany, and came to the United States
when she was six years old. She lived in St. Paul until she was 12
years old and after her parents died in 1906, came to Curtiss,
which since has been her home.
In December, 1912, she was married at Curtiss to
Charles Jakel, who died in January, 1951. She was educated in St.
Paul and in the Curtiss grade school.
Surviving are five sons, Arnold, of Milwaukee;
Carl, on the home farm at Curtiss; Robert, of Ames, Iowa; Dale, in
service on Guam; and Dennis, a high school student, who lives at
home. Her three daughters are Mrs. Henry (Elaine) Hermanson, Brook,
Indiana; Mrs. Paul (Lucile) Steiner, Kingfischer, Oklahoma; and
Beatrice, a grade school student, living at home. Another son,
Elmer, died in November, 1949.
There are eight grand children.
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