Christina Etringer (b. 25 Jun 1885, d. 14 Jun 1971)
Christina Etringer (daughter of Nicolas Etringer and Margaretha Ehleringer) was born 25 Jun 1885 in Springbrook, Jackson Co., Iowa, and died 14 Jun 1971 in Algona, Kossuth Co., Iowa.She married William Thilges on 29 Jan 1907 in Springbrook, Jackson Co., Iowa, son of Peter Thilges and Maria Link. Notes for Christina Etringer: "Mrs. Thilges, 85 of Algona, Dies Monday" obit. from June 17, 1971 "Mrs. Christina Thilges, 85, of Algona died at St. Ann Hospital here Monday, June 14. Funeral services were held Thursday (today) at St. Cecelia's Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with Msgr. L.J. Hoffman officiating. McCullough's Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements and interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in St. Joe. Pallbearers were Virgil Huberty, Jerome Kellner, Donald Mosser, Thomas Thilges, Harlan Thilges and Dwight Thilges. Christina Thilges was born June 25, 1885 at Springbrook, Ia., the daughter of Nicolas and Margaretha (Ehleringer) Etringer. She was married to Will Thilges at Springbrook Jan. 29, 1907. The couple farmed in the St. Joe area forty-two years and moved to Algona 22 years ago. Mr. Thilges died in 1963. Mrs. Thilges is survived by five daughters, Malinda, Mrs. Nick Huberty, Emmetsburg; Hilda, Mrs. Arnold Kellner, Livermore; Alvina, Mrs. Carl Ernst, Whittemore; Martha, Mrs. Ed Mosser, Durant, Okla.; and Ivo Lu, Mrs. Earl Stalzer, Renwick; and five sons, Albert, Bode; Raphael, Algona; Charles, Livermore; Martin, Aurora, Colo.; and William, Bode. Other survivors include brother, Dominic Etringer, Maquoketa; 54 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a daughter (Laurena) and six sisters (Elizabeth Hoff, Katherine Feller, Frances Welbig, Susanna Thilges, Anna Thilges and Theresa Schaefer)." More About Christina Etringer and William Thilges: Marriage: 29 Jan 1907, Springbrook, Jackson Co., Iowa. Children of Christina Etringer and William Thilges are:
+Malinda Susie Thilges, b. 31 Oct 1907, St. Joseph, Kossuth Co., Iowa, d. 15 Oct 2001, Emmetsburg, Palo Alto Co., Iowa.
Laurena M Thilges, b. 31 Oct 1907, St. Joseph, Kossuth Co., Iowa, d. 29 Apr 1936, St. Joseph, Kossuth Co., Iowa.
+Hilda Thilges, b. 20 Aug 1909, St. Joseph, Kossuth Co., Iowa, d. 21 Nov 1993, Livermore, Humboldt Co., Iowa.
+Albert Thilges, b. 23 Oct 1912, St. Joseph, Kossuth Co., Iowa, d. 24 Dec 1981, St. Joseph, Kossuth Co., Iowa.