Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, June 23, 1955




Mrs. Minnie Einspahr, mother of Walter and William Einspahr, died Wednesday morning at the Phillips County Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon from the Holyoke Lutheran church. Complete obituary of Mrs. Einspahr will appear in next week's Enterprise.


Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, June 30, 1955




Last rites for Mrs. Minnie Einspahr were conducted Friday afternoon at the Holyoke Lutheran church, with Rev. R. Einspahr, pastor of the church, in charge. Interment was in Holyoke Memorial Park.


Mrs. Einspahr, 77 years old, passed away Wednesday morning, June 22, at the Phillips County Hospital. She had lived in Phillips County 26 years and had made her home in Holyoke the past 16 years.


As Minnie Augusta Eigbrett, Mrs Einspahr was born March 4, 1878, at Prosser, Nebraska. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Prosser and grew to womanhood there.


On November 8, 1899, she was united in marriage with John Einspahr at Prosser, Nebraska. To this union six children were born, all of whom survive. In 1905, Mr. and Mrs. Einspahr and their children moved to Brown County, Nebraska, near Ainsworth, where they resided until coming to a farm near Amherst in 1929. Mr. and Mrs. Einspahr retired and moved to Holyoke on June 1, 1939.


Mrs. Einspahr was preceded in death by her husband, who passed away February 12, 1952. She is survived by four sons, Walter Einspahr, Ovid, Frank Einspahr, Kearney, Nebraska, Ervin Einspahr, Holyoke, and Emil Einspahr, Haxtun; two daughters, Mrs. Emma Grant, Denver, and Mrs. Edward Rethmeier, Julesburg; two sisters, Mrs. Anna

Einspahr and Mrs. Fred Stickwek, both of Kenesaw, Nebraska, and 14 grandchildren.



We wish to express our thanks and appreciation to Dr. Ralston, Dr. Dille and all the hospital staff for the many kindnesses shown us during the illness and at the time of the death of our beloved mother and grandmother. Especially appreciated were the kind words, acts and cards of sympathy, the beautiful flowers, the thoughtful consideration and help by the Holyoke ladies' aid, and the songs of comfort by the choir. -


Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Einspahr and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Einspahr and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Einspahr and son, Mrs. Emma Grant, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rethmeier and family and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Einspahr and family.




Minnie Augusta (Eigbrett) Einspahr

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