obit-Reynolds Press Feb 16 1906
Hintermeister-August Hintermeister died at his home near Andalusia on Friday evening Feb 9. He had sufferes an injury some time before and it is possible that this may have been one of the causes of his ilness, which, until a short time before death, had not been considered alarming.. He was a native of Switzerland and was born in 1852. At the age of 20 years he came to America and settled near Andalusia. He was married in 1878 to Miss Anna Snider, who, with nine children survives him. The funeral was held in the Andalusia Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon.
obit-Reynolds Press September 15 1956
Funeral services were held yesterday for Gus Hintermeister, age 68, a retired farmer of Preemption who passed away at 2:50 a.m. September 11 in Moline Luthern Hospital where he had been a patient eight days. The Rev. Robert Carlson officiated and burial was in the Preemption Cemetery. Memorial gifts instead of flowers, are to be given to the Heart Fund. The Crummy Funeral Home was in charge.
Born March 27, 1888, in Andalusia, he was the son of Gus and Anna Schneider Hintermeister. He had lived in Rock Island and Mercer Counties with the exception of 22 years. On June 16, 1920 he was married to Margaret Armstrong in Bowling. She passed away in 1948. On May 6, 1950 he was married to Miss Susannah Clarke. Mr. Hintermeister had spent 19 years in south Dakota and three years in Minnesota. He had farmed until his retirement in 1948. He was a member of the Preemption Church. Preemption Masonic Lodge, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He served overseas in WWI with the89th Division, U.S., Army. He is survived by the widow; two sons, David and Dr. Glenn, of Preemption; a daughter, Mrs. Donals Frere, of Taylor Ridge; six grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Lucy Lowe of Preemption, Mrs. Clyde Moffitt of Biggsville, Mrs. Leo Martens of Morgan Hill, California, Mrs. R.M. Armstrong of Hearne, Sask., Canada, and Mrs. Fred S. Miller of Taylor Ridge; and a brother Albert of Slayton, Minn. He was preceded in death by his first wife, a son in infancy, a brother John and a sister.
Obit-Reynolds Press Jan 8, 1932
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Hintermeister, age 81, were condusted yesterday afternoon at 1:30 in the Methodist church at Taylor Ridge by the Pastor, Rev. Paul Meradith. Appropriate hymns were sung by Mrs Charles Kell and Mrs. Syndney McConnell with Miss Elsie McMichael as accompanist. Interment in the Andalusia Cemetery. O.C. Bateman, Frank Bowes, Charles P. Dunlap, Will T. Martens, Otto C. Kain and Charles Kell, all members of her sunday school class, acted as pallbearers. All of the sons and daughters were able to be present for the last sad rites, excepting one son, Gus of Huron, S. Dak.
Mrs. Hintermeister's death occured at 5:30 on Monday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred S. Miller, in Taylor Ridge, after an illness of only a few days. Born on April 17, 1850, at Berne, Switzerland, she came with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schneider, to America in 1870 and ever since had been a resident of Rock Island county. On Feb 27, 1878, she was married to Gustav Hintermeister who past away on Feb 9, 1906.
Besides Mrs. Miller, she is survived by four other daughters, Mrs. John Lowe of Preemption, Mrs. Clyde Moffitt of Biggsville and Mrs. Morton Armstrong and Mrs. Leo Martens, both of Hearne, Sask.; three sons, Johm, Albert, and gus, all of Huron, S.Dak.; a sister, Mrs. Caroline Hartman of Taylor Ridge; and 22 grandchildren. Another daughter, Mary, three brothers and a sister, had gone before.
Mrs. Hintermeister was one of the best known women in the Taylor Ridge community. All thru her life her first thought was for the comfort and happiness of others and she practiced much self denial for the benefit of those she loved. Thru her later years she took special interest in the young people of her community and rejoiced over their achievements.
"Her children shall rise up and call her blessed," for they can truly say, "She hath done what she could."