Mrs. Henry Walters

Tilden Citizen: Mrs. Henry Walters, mother of William and Arthur Walters of Tilden, died at the home of her daughter near Norfolk on Saturday. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Battle Creek Monday afternoon conducted by Rev. R. S. Kauffroath of the Morning Star U. B. church. Interment was made in the Union cemetery at Battle Creek.

Elsie Peters was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on December 17, 1864, and passed away September 14, 1935, at the age of 70 years, eight months and 27 days. She came to America when 16 years of age, locating in Clinton, Iowa. In December, 1884, she was united in marriage to Henry Walters. To this union nine children were born, six son and three daughters, all of whom are living except on son, Ben, who died in 1929.  She was baptized when a small child and later was confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She has been in failing health for the past year but never complained of her ailments. She was a good wife and mother and delighted in her home.

She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, Henry Walters of Fremont, five sons, William and Arthur of Tilden; Herman of Elgin; Richard of Norfolk; Oscar of Fremont; three daughters: Mrs. Emma Rowland and Miss Minnie Walters of Norfolk, and Mrs. Bertha Rood of Fremont.

Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, September 19, 1935, page 1.