Obituaries and Death Notices
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This is a miscellaneous collection of newspaper obituaries, funeral
notices and death notices submitted by San Francisco researchers and volunteers.
If an entry has a contact name, you may contact the researcher with questions
about the families mentioned, but understand that they have *not*
to provide copies for people. Source information for each entry is provided
for your convenience so that you can obtain a photocopy on your own.
"KNAPP--In San Francisco, 11th Jan. of typhoid fever,
Augustus W. KNAPP, aged 22, formerly of Westchester Co., N.Y." Source:
York Weekly Tribune, 16 March 1850. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"KNAPP--Entered into rest at his late
residence, 1435 Octavia st. August 1932. Christian, beloved husband of
I. KNAPP, loving father of Mrs. P.T. A___ and Walter C. KNAPP,
brother of Mrs. C. FREESE and Mrs. G. OTTO. A native of Germany.
A member of Court San Francisco, No. 7. F. and A., and Newspapers Carriers'
Association. Friends are respectively invited to attend funeral services
Thursday at the chapel P. Magendie, 1340 Golden Gate ave., between Fillmore
and Steiner sts. Services will be under the auspices of Court San Francisco,
No. 7, F. of A. Interment, private." Source: San Francisco Chronicle,
4 Aug 1932, p.9. Transcribed by Karen Bennett.
"KNAPP--In this city, August 19, Mrs.
Harriet P. KNAPP, a native of Rutland, Vt., aged 63 years and 6
months, the beloved mother of C. Richard KNAPP. Interment private."
Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 20 Aug 1883, p.4.
"KNAPP--In this city, April 19, James
R., beloved husband of Annie KNAPP, a native of Monterey, Cal.,
aged 33 years. Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral,
TO-MORROW, (Tuesday) [22 April], at 2:30 o'clock p.m., from the hall of
Harmony Lodge, No. 9, A. O. U. W., Pythian Castle, Market street, between
Fifth and Sixth." Source: San Francisco Call, 21 April 1884, Page
Eric Thomsen firstname.lastname@example.org
"KNAPP--NEWS FROM SANTA CLARA--SANTA CLARA, March
11--O.S. KNAPP Dead-- O.S. KNAPP, a well-known Santa Claran,
died in San Francisco last Friday and was buried in that city yesterday.
The deceased, who has been ailing for some time, left recently on a visit
to his daughter, Mrs. H.S. WHEELER. He was about seventy years of
age and was much esteemed by all who knew him." Source: San Jose Daily
Mercury, 12 March 1901. Transcribed by jch.
"KNAPP--In Watsonville, August 2d, Rosina, infant
daughter of Wm. and Rosina KNAPP." Source: Daily Alta California,
14 Aug 1863, p. 6.
"KNAPP--At Eldredge, May 7, suddenly, Stephen Horton
in his seventy-second year. (New York papers please copy.) Funeral services
tomorrow (Wednesday) at 10:30 o'clock, at 2548 Howard street. Internment
at San Mateo." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 May 1896, p. 14. Transcribed
by Andy Rumer.
"KNIBB--In this city, November 8, Henry KNIBB,
a native of England, aged 61 years. A member of Court Occidental, A. of
F." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 10 Nov 1904.
"KNIBB--In this city, November 8, Henry, beloved
brother of T. and Daniel KNIBB, Mrs. Anna ROOTHAM, Mrs. Mary
Mrs. Amy ROBERTSON, a native of England, aged 61 years." Source:
Francisco Bulletin, 11 Nov 1904.
"KNIEF--In this city, September 5, George, beloved
son of George E. and Adele KNIEF, a native of California, aged 11
months and 24 days." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Sept 1905.
Transcribed by jch.
"KNIGHT--In this city, November 9, Charles T.S.,
son of Serena H. and the late Thomas KNIGHT and brother of T.J.
and C.H. KNIGHT, a native of San Francisco, aged 41 years and 21
days." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 10 Nov 1904.
"KNIGHT--Dispatch from San Francisco, July 11 --
The Coroner this evening held an inquest in the case of George
the blacksmith injured in the fight with the CROWLEYs at South San
Francisco. The jury found that death was caused by blows inflicted by T.
and that the crime was manslaughter." Source: Stockton Daily Independent,
12 July 1871. Transcribed by Dee.
"KNIGHT--in this city, March 7, 1931, Richard, dearly
beloved husband of Ruby KNIGHT, loving father of Richard KNIGHT
and loving son of Adelaide KNIGHT; a native of San Francisco, Cal.,
aged 50 years. Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Tuesday,
March 10, at 2:30 p.m. from the parlors of Suhr & Wiebolt, 1465 Valencia
st, bet 25th and 26th sts . Interment, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park." Source:
Francisco Chronicle, 8 March 1931. Transcribed by Maggee Smith.
"KNIPPER--Albrecht August Friederich, beloved son
of Mrs. Susanna KNIPPER, and brother of Smil KNIPPER, aged
35 years, 9 months and 18 days. Notice of funeral hereafter." Source: San
26 April 1906, p. 14. Transcribed by Phyllis Stengl.
"KNOLL--In this city, August 7, Theodore KNOLL,
a native of Germany, aged 58 years and 11 months." Source: Alta California,
9 Aug 1887.
"KNOPF--In this city, November 12, Fredericke, beloved
mother of G.T. and William KNOPF, a native of Wurtemberg, Aslen,
Germany, aged 78 years, 8 months, and 21 days." Source: San Francisco
Chronicle, 14 Nov 1891. Transcribed by Pat Procida.
"KNOPS--DROWNED NEAR BENICIA--Captain
of the schooner Clara L. West, which arrived last night form San Francisco,
brought news of the drowning, on
Thursday last, of Captain KNOPS, of the schooner
Union, plying between here and San Francisco. It appears that the vessel
was nearly opposite Benicia, and Captain KNOPS was in the act of
jibbing the main boom, when he was knocked overboard. He was the sole owner
of the vessel, and had been running on the river for the past ten years."
Source: Sacramento Bee, 2 May 1870. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"KNOTTMEYER--18 May, 1874 - Frederick
committed suicide at San Francisco." Source: Sacramento Daily Union,
1 January 1875. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"KNOWNBURG--In this city, August 1, John KNOWNBURG,
Jr., a native of Cincinnati, O., aged 20 years, 7 months and 12 days. Friends
and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-morrow
(Tuesday), at 2 o'clock p.m., from the residence of his father, No. 2619
Folsom street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 2 Aug
"KNOX--In Lone Pine, Nev., November 20, Absalom
KNOX, Esq., aged 66 years." Source: Daily Alta California,
"KNOX--In this city, March 1, Charles C. KNOX,
a native of New York, aged 67 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Evening
Bulletin, 2 March 1895.\
"KNOX--William BLIVINS killed G.H. KNOX,
at Canyon City, in November." Source: Stockton Daily Argus, 13 Dec
1862. Transcribed by Dee.
"KNOX--Coroner McNULTY last Wednesday evening
held an inquest upon the dead body which was picked up near Black Point
on Tuesday last. It proved to be the body of R.H. KNOX, a native
of Blanding, Massachusetts, and 28 years of age." Source: Weekly Stockton
Democrat, 11 April 1858. Transcribed by Dee.
"KNOX--In this city, Oct .19th, Willie Oscar, son
of Oscar KNOX, of San Francisco, aged 9 months and 13 days." Source:
Bee, 21 Oct 1861. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"KNOX--William BLIVINS killed G.H. KNOX,
at Canyon City, in November." Source: Stockton Daily Argus, 13 Dec
1862. Transcribed by Dee.
"KOCH--In San Francisco, August 23*, 1874, Mrs.
Amelia KOCH, aged 43 years." [Transcriber's note: *23rd is probably
a misprint for 13th. The newspaper came out on the 15th, and other obits
for that day were the 13th and 14th.] Source: Sacramento Bee 15
Aug 1874. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"KOCH--William M., age 63 years. Mortician - H.F.
Suhr Co." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Apr 1946. Transcribed
by Sylvia Mast.
KOECHER died on November 26th
in her 78th year and was given Christian burial on November 29th at Olivet
Memorial Park. She leaves to mourn her loss a brother and two nieces. Miss
was a member of St. Paulus for some 25 years and served her church and
Lord in many ways. For some years she took charge of the nursery while
the mothers attended the School Auxiliary meeting. She was a member of
the Ladies Aid.” Source:
Saint Paulus Chimes, December, 1957. Transcribed
by Judy Hitzeman.
“KOENIG--Mr. Henry KOENIG died on December
29 in his 94th year and was given Christian burial on December 31. Mr.
was a former pastor of our church resigning because of ill health. He later
became associated with Dr. PISCHEL and served with him for some
50 years. As a son-in-law of the first pastor of St. Paulus, Pastor BUEHLER,
he was very intimately connected with the congregation and deeply interested
in all of its activities. God blessed him not only with a long life but
with an unusually active mind and deep consecration. He leaves to mourn
him his two daughters, Mrs. M. SCHALLER and Miss Louise
and a granddaughter. May God grant the survivors the hope of a blessed
reunion in heaven.” Source: Saint Paulus Chimes, January 1958. Transcribed
by Judy Hitzeman.
"KOENIG--Valentine A. -- In this city,
Dec. 24, 1983; dearly beloved husband of Edith M. KOENIG; devoted
uncle of Beverly A. DAWSON; a member of Brotherhood Lodge #375,
F.&A.M. and S.I.R.S. Branch #44. Friends are invited to attend a memorial
service at 2 p.m. Fri. Dec. 30 at Brotherhood Masonic Temple, 855 Brotherhood
Way. Expressions of sympathy to the American Heart Association or your
favority charity." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Dec 1983.
Transcribed by Cheryl Jensen.
"KOERDEL--In this city, March 17, Otto, beloved
son of Therese and the late Otto J. KOERDEL, a native of Mankato,
Minn, aged 13 years and 11 months. [St. Paul and Mankato papers please
copy.] Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the
funeral, TO-DAY (Friday), at 2 o'clock P.M., at the residence of his mother,
309 Haynes street. Interment I.O.O.F. cemetery." Source: San Francisco
Morning Call, March 18, 1887.
"KOHLER--SAN FRANCISCO DISPATCH, Dec. 6 - Fred.
ex-Chief Engineer of the Fire Department, died today. The Fireman's Ball
is postponed to the 29th in consequence." Source: Stockton Daily Independent,
7 Dec 1864. Transcribed by Dee.
"KOHN--In San Francisco, Nov. 4, Amelie
aged 14 years, 3 months and 26 days." Source: Sacramento Bee, 7
Nov 1870. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"KOLL--Interment in San Francisco,
April 13, Thomas
KOLL, San Jose, 23. Killed by the explosion of
the Jenny Lind." Source:
Alta California, 27 April 1853. Submitted
by Martha Richards.
San Francisco Morning
Call, 28 March 1891.
"KOOPMAN--In this city, August 25, /Elizabeth,
beloved wife of the late Henry KOOPMAN, and beloved mother of Frank,
John, James and Mary KOOPMAN, Mrs. J. DOLAN and the late
Thomas KOOPMAN, a native of County West Meath, Ireland, aged 67
years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the
funeral Monday, August 29, at 9 o’clock a.m. from her late residence, 1507
½ Franklin street; thence to St. Mary’s Cathedral, where a requiem
high mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul commencing at 9:30
o’clock a.m. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco
Examiner, 27 Aug 1904 p. 6. Transcribed by Pat Procida.
"KOPPERSTAD, Ole Berntsen." Source: San Francisco
Examiner, 10 July 1911.
"KOON--Dispatch from San Francisco, July 8 -- Dr.
E. Hubbell KOON, from New York, suicided at the Occidental Hotel
today by poison. He arrived here on the last steamer, and being out of
funds and down spirited, his friends got him a free ticket home on Saturday.
He was about 60 years of age." Source: Stockton Daily Independent,
9 July 1871. Transcribed by Dee.
"KOON--CHINESE FUNERAL ? At 3 o'clock yesterday
afternoon a large concourse of Chinese, male and female, collected together
at the house of YON KOON, Hunter street, to witness the funeral
ceremonies performed in respect to the deceased doctor. Mr. Alfred N. BLAKE
conducted the funeral. About 20 minutes past 3 o'lcok the remain, in a
mahogany coffin, were carried out and deposited in the hearse, when the
procession began to move to the steamer on which the body was taken to
San Francisco. 2 carriages containing female mourners closely followed
the hearse, and about 150 males followed on foot, each assuming, for the
time being, a peculiarly downcast and melancholy phase of countenance.
The remains being deposited on the larboard guard of the Cornelia, the
chief mourner, a woman, was conducted from a carriage by 5 of her own sex
to the boat. This occurrence attracted more notice from the crowd than
any other thing connected with the funeral. The woman was dressed in white,
and her head enveloped so completely in a capacious hood that her face
could not be seen; and the stooping posture of her body while trying to
walk brought her nose within a few inches of the ground. This ended the
mummery, and shortly the steamer left and so did the crowd. This is the
last of "YON KOON." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 15
June 1864. Transcribed by Dee Sardoch.
"KOON--LYING in STATE ? More than 100 persons visited
the medical office of YON KOON yesterday, to see the body lying
in state and satisfy the cravings of curiosity by observing the pagan humbuggery
of the living heathens that were hired to do the mourning. At the head
of the body sat a woman with a capacious hood of white cotton sheeting
on her head, keeping the flies off, while 4 others were appealing to "Josh"
in a jargon only intelligible to themselves, but surely not to the heathen
deity of their imagination. Near the body lay a dead hen and about a pint
of nuts, chop-sticks and scraps of papers and trinkets of every imaginary
shape and color, and any amount of other jimcrackery, gathered only by
heathens in the chamber of death. Considerable tallow and oil were wasted
in shedding light on the subject; yet after all it appeared dark and stupid
to outsiders. But it is their way of doing such things, and they seem to
spare no pains and efforts to accomplish enough. The body will be sent
to San Francisco on the steamer this afternoon, thence to China." Source:
Daily Independent, 14 June 1864. Transcribed by Dee Sardoch.
"KORBE--DEATH OF PIONEER BOATMAN--John KORBE,
long and favorably known by all masters and others having business among
shipping, died at 4 o'clock yesterday morning (8/1/1874). No man on the
city front was more noted than John for his integrity and strict adhereence
to the wishes of his employees. He arrived in this city in 1849 and started
almost immediatly in boating, in which business he continued up until the
time of his death, over twenty four years. Previous to his arrival here,
he was a boatman in New York, where he commenced in 1846. There have been
more expresions of sorrow by stevedores and all whom he was connected in
business, than any other who was in that line. He leaves a large family
to mourn for an affectionate father." Source: Daily Alta California,
2 Aug 1874. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"KOROTKOFF--Nicolai KOROTKOFF--Nicolai Nick
68, died Tuesday at his home on Grant Street, Calistoga of a heart attack.
was born and educated in Moscow, Russia. In the 1930s
he went to China to live. He came to California in 1951 living in San Francisco
with friends, George and Alexandria PATKEEF. Mr. KOROTKOFF worked
in the Zellerbach Building in San Francisco as a janitor for 20 years.
His friends the PATKEEF's moved to Calistoga and he came in January
of this year to live with them. Mr. KOROTKOFF was a member of the
St. Simon Russian Church in Calistoga and the Building Service Employes
Union Local No. 87 in San Francisco. Survivors include and aunt in England
and his friends George and Alexandria
of Calistoga. A prayer
service will be held this evening at the St. Simon Russian Church and there
will be a mass a 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in the St.
Helena Cemetery. Morrison Simic Chapel had charge of arrangements." Source:
Register [Napa, CA], 19 July 1973, p. 12B. Transcribed by Evalou.
"KORTJOHN, Louis, 5 mos." Source: San Francisco
Examiner, 21 May, 1893, page 7.
"KOSCHNITZKI-In this city, February 25, Carl, dearly
beloved husband of Anna Sophia KOSCHNITZKI, and father of Carl SCHRADER
and William K., John, Albert, Fred, August and Henry KOSCHNITZKI
and Mrs. Marie LYNCH, a native of Danzig, Germany, aged 79 years
2 months and 21 days. (New York papers please copy.) Remains at the parlors
of Suhr & Wieboldt, 1385 Valencia street, near Twenty-fifth." Source:
Francisco Examiner, 26 Feb 1915, page 4. Contact: Cheryl
Jensen email@example.com Please visit my website: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~koschnitzki/
"KOSLOSKY--In San Francisco, May 2, 1964, Anthony
(Tony) KOSLOSKY, dearly beloved husband of Jane KOSLOSKY;
loving father of Barbara McEWAN; devoted brother of Harry, Stanley,
Walter and Edward KOSLOSKY and Sophie BARTALIN; very endeared
grandfather of Marcia, Kenneth and Christine McEWAN; also survied
by other relatives; a native of San Francisco; aged 50 years; a member
of the teamsters Union, Local No. 85. Funeral services Monday, May 4, 2
p.m. at the Chapels of Suhr & Wieboldt, 1465 Valencia near 26th St.
Interment, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park." Source: San Francisco Examiner,
3 May 1964, Sec. IV, p. 12. Transcribed by Nancy Posey.
"KOSZARRISKI--Aug. 23  - John KOSZARRISKI
committed suicide as San Francisco, by shooting himself through the head."
Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 1 Jan 1861. Transcribed by Betty
"KOVACS--In this city, June 26, 1948, James E.,
beloved son of James and Hilda KOVACS, loving brother of Ernest
nephew of Howard and Kathering VOGT; a native of San Francisco,
age 4 years. Funeral Monday 10 a.m. from Gantner, Felder, Kenny Chapel,
1965 Market Street at Duboce Ave. Interment, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park."
Source: San Francisco Examiner, 27 June 1948, p. 27. Transcribed
by Nancy Posey.
"KOWALSKY--Isaac." Source: San Francisco
Examiner, 25 July 1914.
"KOZMINSKY--In San Francisco, 15th
KOZMINSKY, aged 8 months and 27 days." Source: Sacramento
Bee, 18 May 1869. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"KRAFT--In this city, Nov. 26 1959, Olive KRAFT,
beloved wife of the late John KRAFT, loving mother of Martley and
Milton KRAFT, a native of San Francisco; aged 82 years. Friends
are invited to attend the funeral Monday, Nov. 30 8:30 a.m. from the Chapel
of Valente, Marini, Perta & Co., 4840 Mission, thence to Church of
Epiphany, where a Requiem Mass will be celebrated commencing at 9 a.m.
Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Visiting hours until 9 p.m." Source: San
Francisco Examiner, 28 Nov 1959. Contact: Cathie Schafer firstname.lastname@example.org
"KRAGEN--In this city, August 1, Bertha, beloved
wife of Samuel KRAGEN, mother of Louis, Moses, Marcus, Simon, Ephraim,
Joseph and Esther KRAGEN, Mrs. M. GARREN [Rachel] and Mrs.
S. W. LASKY [Mae] and sister of Mrs. M. PRIEBATCH, a native
of Hamburg, Germany, aged 59 years and 19 days. Friends and acquaintances
are respectfully invited to attend the funeral tomorow (Sunday), at 10
o'clock, from her later residence 1510 Dolores street, between Twenty-eigth
and Twenty-ninth, thence by carriages to New Salem Cemetery for interment."
Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 3 August 1901. Contact: Pamela
K. Schmidt email@example.com
"KRAGEN--In this city, July 11, 1949, Catherine,
loving wife of the late Marcus KRAGEN, beloved mother of Mrs. Grace
F. RIGGS, Mrs. John L. SULLIVAN, Thomas R., Robert H., and
the late Joseph KRAGEN: a native of Ireland. Friends are invited
to attend funeral services Thursday, at 9 a.m., at the Evergreen Mortuary
of McAvoy, O'Hara Co., Geary Blvd. at Tenth Ave., thence to Star of the
Sea Church, where a Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Interment,
Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Jul 1949.
Contact: Pamela K. Schmidt
"KRAGEN--In this city, April 13, 1927, Louis KRAGEN,
beloved busband of the late Rachel KRAGEN, loving father of Daniel
Mrs. S. WINER [Juliette Kragen], Mrs. M. ROSENBERG [Elsie
Mrs. R. OGHSENHEIN [Oschenbein; Charlotte
KRAGEN], Mrs. Bertha
[Bertha Rose KRAGEN], brother of Mrs. M. GARREN [Rachel KRAGEN],
Miss E. KRAGEN [Essie KRAGEN], Simon, Joseph and Ephraim
aged 67 years. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 15, at 10:30
o'clock a.m. at the mortuary of Halsted & Co., 1123 Sutter St., near
Polk. Interment, Hills of Eternity." Source: San Francisco Chronicle 14
Apr 1927. Contact: Pamela K. Schmidt
"KRAGEN--In this city, September 29 1920, Marcus
(Mike) KRAGEN, dearly beloved husband of Catherine
loving father of Thomas, Robert and Alberta KRAGEN, Mrs. Grace RIGGS,
and the late Joseph KRAGEN, loving son of Samuel KRAGEN,
loving brother of Louis, Simon, Ephraim E., Joseph and Essie KRAGEN,
Mrs. Morris GARREN and Mrs. Samuel H. LASKEY, and loving
grandfather of Armand, Gordon and Kenneth RIGGS, a native of San
Francisco, aged 56 years. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services
Sunday, October 3, at 4 p.m., at his late residence, 649 Fell St. the funeral
will take place Monday, October 4 at 10 a.m. Interment, Holy Cross cemetery."
Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Oct 1920. Contact:
K. Schmidt firstname.lastname@example.org
"KRAGEN--In the city, January 10, 1921, Samuel,
beloved husband of the late Birtha [Bertha] KRAGEN, loving father
of Louis, Simon, Ephriam, Joseph and Essie KRAGEN, Mrs. M. GARREN
[Rachel], Mrs. S. W. LASKEY [Mae "Lillie"] and the late Marcus KRAGEN,
a member of the Montiflore Lodge, I.I.B.B., and Pacific Stamm Redman Lodge;
a native of Austria, aged 77 [should read aged 87] years." Source:
Francisco Chronicle, 10 Jan 1922. Contact:
K. Schmidt email@example.com
"KRAGER--Another Pioneer Gone--W.B.
the well known pioneer of San Carlos, passed away early last Friday morning
at the Peninsula Hospital in Palo Alto. Deceased was a contractor and builder
in San Francisco for more than forty years. He had been a resident of San
Carlos for 25 years and was 84 years of age. He leaves a large estate,
having accumulated a snug fortune in his business. He was highly esteemed
by all who knew him." Source: Daly City Record, 24 Oct 1913. Transcribed
"KRAHNER--In this city, March 11, Charles, beloved
son of Mary and the late Ernest KRAHNER. Beloved brother of Lillie,
Freda, Emma, Max and Clarence KRAHNER. A native of San Francisco,
aged 28 years. Funeral from Presidio Parlor." Source: San Francisco
Chronicle, 12 March 1907. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.
"KRAMER--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Dec.
3 - J.H. CALHOUN, alias KRAMER, shot by officer Keyser at
the Occidental Restaurant, which he broken into, died yesterday." Source:
Daily Independent, 4 Dec 1868. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"KRAMER--April 15, 1959. Jack
dearly beloved husband of Frances
KRAMER, loved father of Mark and
Mickael KRAMER, devoted son of Jack and Emilia
brother of Harry KRAMER. A member of Garage and Service Station
Employees Union, Local No. 665. A High Mass of Requiem will be offered
Monday morning, 9:00 ...[unable to read remainder of article]." Source:
Francisco Chronicle, 17 April 1959. Transcribed by Cheryl Jensen.
"KRAMER--In this city, May 29, Rosa, beloved wife
of Mortiz KRAMER, and sister of Mrs. Charles JUERGENSEN,
a native of Coburg, Sachson, Germany, aged 46 years 4 months and 15 days.
[New York papers please copy.] Friends and acquaintances are respectfully
invited to attend the funeral to-day (Saturday), at 2 o'clock P.M., from
her late residence, 10 Derby place, off Mason street, between Geary and
Post. Interment, Odd Fellows' Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Examiner,
31 May 1890, p. 7. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"KRAUS--In this city, January 14,
Frederick, beloved husband of the late Mary KRAUS, and loving father
f Sophia and Fred W. KRAUS, Mrs. Georgia WHEELAND, Mrs. Emma
and Mrs. STEERS and the late Mrs. Lulu CAMPBELL, a native
of Basel, Switzerland, aged 84 years, 8 months, and 14 days. Friends are
respectfully invited to attend the funeral Wednesday, January 17, from
St. Anthony s Church, Army and Fulsom streets; where a requiem mass will
be celebrated for the repose of his soul at 9:30 o clock. Interment, private,
Holy Cross Cemetery. Remains at the parlors of McGian Brothers, 1823 Eddy
street." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Jan 1912. Transcribed
by Mary Utschig Read.
"KRAUSE--In this city, January 30, 1920, Anna Dorathea,
dearly beloved wife of Hermann KRAUSE and loving mother of Mrs.
P. GRUENINGER, Mrs. F. NIEBLING, Mrs. S. BONACICH
and Paul KRAUSE, a native of Germany, aged 70 years, 7 months and
28 days. A member of Deutsche Prauen Unterstutzungs Verein Rothes Kreuz."
Source: San Francisco Call and Post, 31 Jan 1920. Transcribed by jch.
"KREELING--John KREELING, a German laborer,
died of smallpox on Saturday [16 July 1887]." Source:
Gleanings), 18 July 1887. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"KREINHOFF--In San Francisco, April 2d, Heinrich
aged 28 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 3 April 1868. Transcribed
by Betty Loose.
"KREISS--Henry George." Source: San Francisco
Chronicle, 2 Sept 1915. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.
"KRELING--In Berkeley, April 1, Frederick William
father of the late Martin, William, John and Joseph KRELING, a native
of Westphalia, Germany, aged 79 years, 4 months and 12 days. (New York
city papers please copy.) Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited
to attend the funeral to-morrow (Wednesday), at 2 o’clock, from the parlors
of Halsted & Co., 946 Mission street. Interment, Odd Fellows Cemetery."
Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Apr 1900, p. 10. Transcribed
by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"KRELING--Joseph KRELING, the youngest member
of the firm KRELING Bros, proprietors of the Tivoli Opera House,
died at his residnce yesterday morning. The cause of death was pleurisy.
The deceased had been sick several weeks, but up to Saturday, when Dr.
performed a surgical operation, it was not thought that his death was imminent.
The deceased was born in Prussia in 1855, and was educated in schools in
New York City. He came to San Francisco with his father in 1875, and has
resided here ever since. Although the youngest of the family, his brothers
were not slow to appreciate his business capacities and energy, and accordingly,
gave him the entire control and management of thier theatrical business.
He was married and leaves a wife and two children. He was prominently identified
with the Knights of Honor." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 28 June
1887. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"KREMSER--In this city, March 6, Paul KREMSER,
a native of Germany, aged 58 years." Source:
San Francisco Chronicle,
10 Mar 1899, p. 10. Transcribed by Andy Rumer.
"KRENHOLM--In San Francisco, September 20, John
A. KRENHOLM, aged 3 months and 11 days." Source: The Sacramento
Bee, 23 Sept 1872. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"KRETZER--In this city, August 18th, Henry KRETZER,
a native of California, aged 19 years." Source: San Francisco Daily
Morning Call, 20 Aug 1873.
"KRODER--In this city, September 15, Anita H., dearly
beloved and only child of Mr. and Mrs. A.F. KRODER, and granddaughter
of Dr. and Mrs. L. BUSH and Louise KRODER, a native of San
Francisco, aged 7 years, 3 months and 27 days. Friends and acqaintances
are respecfully invited to attend the funeral Sunday, September 19, at
2 o'clock from the residence of her grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. L. BUSH,
2108 Howard street, between 17th and 18th streets. Interment, Laurel Hill
San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Sept 1897, p. 10.
"KROHN--In this city, September 16, Robert Arthur,
beloved son of F. and Annie KROHN, a native of San Francisco, aged
3 months and 11 days." Source:
San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Sept
1897, p. 10.
"KROLL--In Springfield, Tuolumne county, Nov. 21st,
Tobias C. KROLL, aged 21 years." Source:
San Francisco Daily
Examiner, 30 Nov 1865.
"KROOSS--In this city, December 26, John C. KROOSS."
Source: San Francisco Call, 28 Dec 1880 p.4. Transcribed by Martha
"KROUSE--In this city, Sept 6, 1933. Helen G., beloved
wife of William L. KROUSE, devoted mother of William and Merlin
Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Saturday) at 11 o'clock a.m. from
the mortuary of Halsted & Co, 1123 Sutter st. near Polk." Source:
Francisco Chronicle, 8 Sept 1933, p. 13.
"KRUMHOLZ--SOLEDAD RESIDENT PASSES AWAY--Funeral
rites Held Here Wednesday Morning Mrs. Johanna
KRUMHOLZ, 81, died
last Sunday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs Otto HARDER,
in Soledad. She had been in poor health for some time. She was a native
of Wolgast, Germany, coming to Soledad in 1881 when the town was the terminus
of the Southern Pacific railroad and the region around this community was
undeveloped with only a small number of residents. After resideing here
for a number of years and braving the hardships that was [sic] the lot
of the early pioneers, she moved to San Francisco where she made her home
for years. She returned to Soledad two years ago. She was the widow of
the late John KRUMHOLZ and surviving her in addition to Mrs. HARDER,
are another daughter, Mrs. George PANZER of San Francisco; one brother,
Charles JANICKE of Santa Cruz; and three grandchildren, George PANZER
of San Francisco; Midshipman Orrin HARDER of the U. S. Navy, and
Raymond HARDER of Soledad. Funeral rites were held at 11 o'clock
Wednesday morning with services in the Soledad Methodist Community church,
followed by interment in the Soledad community cemetery. Acting as pallbearers
GOTTFRIEDSEN, Joseph FROLLI, Bob PIERCE,
Emelio CHIESA, Geo. BRANDT and Arch [BUSSLEY?]." Source:
Bee, 12 Feb 1943, p.1. Transcribed by Mary Beth Michaels.
"KRUMMACHER--In this city, August 4, W.B. KRUMMACHER,
a native of Bremen, Germany, aged 49 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner,
5 Aug 1894, p. 7. Transcribed by Dee.
"KRUTZ--Dispatch from San Francisco, June 2 -- A
man named KRUTZ, a cooper, shot himself in the mouth with a pistol
this evening and died soon after reaching the hospital." Source: Stockton
Daily Independent, 15 June 1871. Transcribed by Dee.
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