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Emma R. (Woerlen) Kaiser

Born - January 21,1879

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - May 24, 1953

Brewster Hospital, Holdrege, Nebraska

Buried - May 27, 1953

Stuttgart Cemetery -Phillips County, Kansas


Christian Kaiser Emma (Woerlin) Kaiser Christian and Emma Kaiser


Married - November 31, 1904

German Lutheran Church,

Nemaha County, Nebraska



Phillips County Review

Thursday– June 4, 1953



Mrs. Emma Kaiser, daughter of Fred and Anna Woerlen, was born January 21, 1879 in Nemaha county near Johnson, Nebraska. When she was yet an infant she became a member of the Christian church by the rite of Holy Baptism. She received her religious training at home and in the church school of her community, and was confirmed in the Lutheran Faith on March 26, 1893.

She grew up to young womanhood at her birthplace. On November 30, 1904, she was united in marriage with Christian Kaiser. Shortly thereafter, she moved with her husband to Phillips County.  They made their home on a farm located northwest of Phillipsburg. Here Mrs. Kaiser lived until her last illness.

To this union were born 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, all of whom are still living.

Surviving are her children, Arnold Kaiser, Long Island; Mrs. Rosa Hopson, Minature, Nebraska; Mrs. Leona Gerdes, Johnson, Nebraska;  Richard and August Kaiser of Route 4, Phillipsburg; and Mrs. Irene Zillinger, Logan. Two brothers, Fred Woerlen, Saraacoxie, Missouri and George Woerlen, Johnson, Nebraska. Two sisters, Minnie Woerlen, Johnson, Nebraska and Mrs. Margaret Fritsch of Burr, Nebraska, and also 8 grandchildren. Her husband passed away on February 5,

Mrs. Kaisers health for some time had not been very well. Six weeks ago she was taken to the Brewster hospital in Holdrege for treatment, but never recovered. She passed away Sunday, May 25, at the age of 74 years, four months and 3 days.

Funeral services were held on May 27 at Emmanuel Lutheran church, Stuttgart. Pastor Herbert J. Schauer officiated at the service.

Pallbearers were Henry Kaiser, Erwin Kaiser, Harold Kaiser, Gus Kaiser, Ludwig Kaiser and Ellsworth Kaiser. Interment was made in the Emmanuel Lutheran church cemetery at Stuttgart.


Husband Christian Adam Kaiser

Born - March 1, 1878

Osage, Otoe County, Nebraska

Died - February 1, 1924

His Farm -Phillips County, Kansas

Buried - Stuttgart Cemetery - Phillips County, Kansas



Son - Arnold Heinrich Kaiser

Born -November 3, 1905


Daughter - Rosa Margaretha Christine (Kaiser) Hopson

Born -June 17, 1908


Daughter - Leona Katharina Sophia (Kaiser) Gerdes

Born - July 12, 1910


Son - Richard August Johann Kaiser

Born -November 3, 1912


Son - August George Kaiser

Born - February 25, 1915


Daughter - Irene Margarethe Alwinie (Kaiser) Zillinger

Born -October 12, 1917



Sister - Minnie M. Woerlen

Born - August1881 - Nebraska


Brother - John Fred Woerlen Jr.

Born - May 17,1883

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - February 25, 1909

Died - August 29,1962

Wife - Minnie (Volker) Woerlen

Born - March 18, 1889  -  Died - June 18,  1962


Sister - Anna Margaret (Woerlen) Fritsch

Born - December 1886 - Nebraska


Brother - Adolph Carl Woerlen

Born - March 28,1894

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska


Brother - George August Woerlen

Born - October 2,1895

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - August 1978



Father - John Fred Woerlen


Mother - Anna (Folkerts) Woerlen







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