Kate (Catherine)

Born: June 15, 1875 in Atchison KS

Died: June 4, 1926

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Marriage: William Jr. Ohlschlager (Capt. in the 51 Iowa inf. US Army) in 1893. Divorced before 1920 Census
No Children 

Back of Photo states: Kate is waving to Dr. Ceoakley, other lady in picture is Mrs. McGrath. Darly will know her. Lyda on right. Child is Dorothea.

OBIT: Creston Daily, Tuesday, June 8, 1926
Catherine Martens Buried on Monday
The funeral services of Miss Catherine Martens, who underwent an operation at the Greater Community hospital May 31 and died Friday, June 4, were held Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Malachy's church with Rev. Father John Noonan of Des Moines and Rev. Father Dennis Murphy of St. Joseph, Mo, a former pastor of St. Malachy's church, having charge of the services.

The Pall bearers were: William Farrell, M. J. Brennan, Eller Metager, Frank Kelly, E. F. McEniry and Matt Conway. Burial took place in the Calvary Cemetery.

Those attending the funeral from out-of-town were: Miss Gertrude Martens of De Pere, Wis.,: Mrs. Delia Pirrung and Mrs. Fred Axt, of St Paul; Mrs. Tom Steelman, of St. Joseph, Mo.; Miss Catherine Noonan, Miss Mary Aheran, and Miss Kane of Des Moines; Mrs. Margaret Lee Evans of Council Bluffs; Mrs. F. McGrath of Atchison Kansas and Mr. and Mrs. John Martens and family of Omaha, Nebraska.

Those who survive are a sister, Miss Celia Martens of this city, and two brothers, John Martens of Omaha and Frank Martens of Des Moines.

William and Katie living with Mathew and Johanna. Married 7 years, no children. William came to US in 1868 and is a Naturalized citizen. His occupation is Liquor Dealer. He was born in Germany. Across the street at 302 South Elm live his parents (by age), William and Annie, married for 42 years had 5 children of which 3 are living. His parents own the property and William Sr.'s occupation is listed as Landlord. William is a naturalized citizen. (In the 1920 Census, Katie is listed as living with her brother Frank and is Single using her Martens last name. Her occupation in 1920 was that of housekeeper.)