Cottonwood Chronicle Friday
September 17, 1920
YOUNG MOTHER DIES
Mrs. Thomas Gentry, died at her home near Cottonwood Thursday morning after
giving birth to a baby daughter, death being caused by puerperal eclampsia.
Mrs. Gentry, was a daughter Mr. and Mrs. Peter Klapprich and was born in
Hazelton, N.D. November 26, 1890, removing with her parents here in 1903.
The deceased mother leaves four small children, Louis, the oldest being four
years old, Marlys, three, Ellen, 18 months and the infant baby to which she gave
birth this week. Her husband and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Klapprich,
three brothers, Harry, Joe, and Louie of Cottonwood and three sisters, Mrs. Ed
Terhaar, Mrs. John Schnider of Cottonwood, and Mrs. Frank Jaszkowiak, of
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Fr. Willibrord, from the Catholic Church
this morning and the remains were laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery. A.H.
Nau was in charge of the arrangements.
The Chronicle joins with the friends of the family in extending to them sincere
sympathy in their bereavement.
Submitted by Chris