THE SHELBYVILLE REPUBLICAN
Wednesday, May 21, 1947
DEATH CLAIMS MRS. LORENZEN
Mother of Mrs. J. W. Dickmann Succumbs
Lorenzen, age eighty-three, native of Germany and mother of Mrs. J.
W. Dickman, died at the Dickmann home at 25 Walker St., at 3:00 a.m.
Tuesday. Death was caused by a complication of diseases.
Mrs. Lorenzen, whose home
was at El Reno, Okla., until she came to this city seven years ago, had been ill
since December, 1945, and had been in a serious condition since February of this
She was born on May 11,
1864, in Providence, Schleswig, Holstein, Germany, the daughter of Theodore
and Margaret (Garmsen) Fedderson. She came to the United States
when she was 19 years of age. She had been a lifelong member of the Zion
On June 16, 1883, she was
married in Dennison, Iowa, to Jonas Lorenzen, who preceded her in
death on October 14, 1940. Surviving with the daughter at whose home she
died are three sons, Theodore, Fred J. and Herman
Lorenzen, all of Oklahoma.
Friends may call at the
D. E. Carmony funeral home in Manilla until today. The body will be sent
to El Reno where funeral services will be held.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming