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Sophia Katharine (Eltiste) Kaiser

Born - Monday, April 17, 1882

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Baptized - Thursday, April 20, 1882

Sponsor - Anna Sophia Stadtler

Confirmed - Monday, March 25, 1895

Saint Paulís  Lutheran Church

(Hickory Grove)

Residence - Saturday, June 9, 1900

Washington Precinct, Nemaha County, Nebraska


Henry Christian Kaiser Sophia (Eltiste) Kaiser Henry & Sophia (Eltiste) Kaiser - Wedding Picture

Henry C. & Sophie (Eltiste) Kaiser


Married - Sunday, June 6, 1909

Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa

Residence - Thursday, April 28, 1910

Dayton Township, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - Wednesday, May 9, 1979

Phillips County Home

Phillipsburg, Phillips County,  Kansas

Buried - Saturday, May 12, 1979

 Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery

Stuttgart, Phillips County,  Kansas






Sophia Kathrina Eltiste Kaiser, daughter of Paul and Maria Barbara Stadtler Eltiste was born near Johnson on April 17, 1882. She died, May 9, 1979 at Phillips County Home in Phillipsburg, Kansas at the age of 97 years and 22 days.

Reared in the Johnson and Auburn area, she moved with her husband to Phillips County, where they farmed.

Sophia was baptized April 20, 1882 at St. Paulís Hickory Grove Lutheran church near Auburn, and was confirmed March 25, 1895. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran church at Stuttgart, Kansas at the time of her death.

On June 9, 1909 she was married to Henry Kaiser at Independence, Iowa, and six children were born: William, Henry, Sophia, Paul, Gus and Wilhelmina.

Her parents, husband, three brothers, three sisters, and one son-in-law, Lawrence Look, preceded her in death.

Survivors include four sons, William of Agra, Kansas; Henry Paul and Gus of Phillipsburg, Kansas; two daughters, Mrs. Clarence Hazen of Stockton, Kansas; and Wilma Look of Hays, Kansas; one brother, Herman Eltiste of Johnson; 11  grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at Emmanuel Lutheran church in Stuttgart, Kansas on May 12, 1979, conducted by Reverend Duane Levin.

Burial was in the church cemetery.

Attending services from this area were Mr. and Mrs. Warren Eltiste of Nebraska City; Herman A. Eltiste of Auburn; Mrs. Keil Eltiste and Leona Gerdes of Johnson.





Tombstone of Henry Kaiser Buried - Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery- Stuttgart, Kansas




Husband - Henry Christian Kaiser

Henry C. Kaiser



Son - William Christian Kaiser

Bill Kaiser

Son - Henry George Kaiser

Daughter - Margaret Eva Wilhelminia (Kaiser) Hazen

Sophia Hazen

Son Paul August Kaiser

Paul Kaiser


Son - August Fred Kaiser

Gus Kaiser


Daughter - Wilhelmina (Kaiser) Sterrett

Wilma Sterrett


ĹSister - Christina (Eltiste) Smith

ĹBrother - August Christian Eltiste

Chris Eltiste

Sister - Wilhelmine Pauline Christina (Eltiste) Wingert

Minnie Wingert

Sister - Wilhelmine Emil Elizabeth (Eltiste) Bohling

Elizabeth Bohling

Brother William Frederick Eltiste

Willie Eltiste

Brother - George Heinrich Paul Eltiste

Paul Eltiste

Brother -Conrad  August Herman Eltiste

Harry Eltiste

BrotherTheodore Friederich Emil Eltiste

Born - January 31, 1895  ۩ Died - April 1, 1895



Father - Friederich Paul Eltiste

Mother - Maria Barbara (Stadtler) Eltiste







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