Re: Herman & Amanda Stoltenberg
Herman Stoltenberg b. 23 Oct 1866 Fiefbergen, Probstei area of Germany. d. 27 Sep 1951 Eldridge, Scott, Iowa.
Marr. Amanda Stelk b. ca 1872 Fiefbergen.
Herman the son of Hans Stoltenberg & Margaret Wiese.
Amanda the daughter of Claus Stelk & Anna Empke.
Arrived at the port of NY09 Mar 1911 on the Ship "President Grant". They are in the 1920, 1925 censuses of Lincoln Twp., Scott, Iowa and the 1930 census of Eldridge, Scott, Iowa.
OBITUARY: UNKNOWN DAVENPORT, IOWA newspaper,
28 September 1951
Herman Stoltenberg, 84, resident of Eldridge and vicinity for the last 40 years, died at 10 p.m. Thursday at his home after a lingering illness.
Born in Germany, Oct. 23, 1866, he attended school there and married Amanda Stelk, Nov 8 , 1890. The family come to America and farmed east of Eldridge until 1926 when he retired and moved to Eldridge.
Surviving besides his wife are 5 daughters, Mrs. Jacob Gretzema, Berwyn, Ill; Mrs. William Thoss, Chicago; Mrs. Henry Matzen, Mrs. Edwin Peters, of Eldridge; and Miss Bertha Stoltenberg, Chicago; 4 sons, Hans and Henry, of Chicago; Herbert, USN, Pensacola, Fla., and Otto, of Germany; 17 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Runge chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.