Albert Carl DREWELOW

Newspaper:  New Hampton Newspaper
Date:  Thursday, September 28, 1967

A. DREWELOW Funeral This Afternoon At 2

Albert C. DREWELOW, 76, New Hampton, died Monday, Sept. 25, at Saint Joseph Community Hospital, from a lingering illness.

Mr. DREWELOW was born Sept. 3, 1891, the son of Herman and Ernestine (SCHULZ) DREWELOW, at Boyd. He attended the rural schools of the community and Oliver College.

On November 20, 1912, he was married to Martha BOCKMAN of New Hampton. They farmed in the Boyd vicinity until moving to New Hampton in 1948.

He was a former member of St. John's Church, Boyd, later transferring to Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hampton.

He is survived by his wife, a son, Gerald of Ionia, two daughters, Mrs. Ralph (Lillian) ROCHFORD and Mrs. Fay (Evelyn) ZIPSE, three sisters, Mrs. Martha ZIERATH, New Hampton, Mrs. Elsie VONBORSTEL, Hammond, Ind., and Mrs. Tena SCHULZ of Grand Meadow, Minn., four brothers, Emil and Reinhardt, both of New Hampton, Herman of Eagle Bend, Minn., and William of Beardsley, Minn., six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Caroline, in infancy, and two brothers, Julius and Otto.

Funeral Services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 o'clock from Trinity Lutheran Church. The pastor, the Rev. John M. ROHDE, will officiate and interment will be in New Hampton Cemetery. Mrs. Galen DUNEMAN will be organist and Ruth UPHAM will be soloist and will sing, "How Great Thou Art," and the congregation will sing, "Nearer My God To Thee."

Pallbearers will be Howard FERKIN, Thomas THOMPSON, Everett DREWELOW, Elgar SCHULZ, Walter DREWELOW, and Francis DREWELOW.

Perry Conway Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Contributor's Notes:
-A.C.'s sisters were Mrs. Frank (Martha) ZIERATH, Mrs. Fred (Elsie) VONBORSTEL and Mrs. Herman (Tena) SCHULZ.

Contributed By:  Lori SHEEHY


Newspaper:  New Hampton Newspaper
Date:  November 1985

Martha M. DREWELOW, 90, died Friday, Nov. 22 at the New Hampton Care Center. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov, 24, at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton with Rev. Bernard OEBSER officiating. Edith KOLTHOFF was organist. Those in attendance joined in singing: "Amazing Grace" and "How Great Thou Art."

Interment was in New Hampton Cemetery with grandsons: Jerry, Dennis and Merlyn ZIPSE, Rick DREWELOW, Joe ROCHFORD, and Al FREIDHOF serving as casket bearers. Conway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Martha Magdelena BOECKMANN was born April 3, 1895, near Boyd, the daughter of Carl and Hannah (BYERS) BOECKMANN. She attended the Boyd School and was baptized and confirmed in St. John's Lutheran Church at Boyd.

She was married to Albert C. DREWELOW at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in New Hampton on November 20, 1912. Following their marriage, they farmed near Boyd for many years until retiring and moving to New Hampton in 1943. Mrs. DREWELOW was currently a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sept. 25, 1967, one son, Gerald, Feb. 24, 1982, one daughter, Carolyn, in infancy, one granddaughter, Louise DREWELOW, in infancy, her parents, one brother, Leonard BOECKMANN and six sisters, Alvina COTANT, Mary KAMMEYER and Bertha PIETAN, who were twins, Emma PETERSON, Elsie STIRM and Anna PIETAN.

She is survived by: two daughters, Lillian ROCHFORD, Ionia and Evelyn ZIPSE, New Hampton, one daughter-in-law, Geneva DREWELOW, Ionia, six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Contributor's Notes:
-The BOECKMANN surname is sometimes spelled with these alternate spellings: BOECKMAN, BOCKMAN, BECKMAN or BECKMANN.
-On November 20, 1912, Martha and Albert were married in a double wedding with Martha's sister Emma who married Ernest PETERSON.
-Martha's sisters were: Mrs. Dudley (Alvina) COTANT, Mrs. Will (Mary) KAMMEYER, Mrs. Frank (Bertha) PIETAN, Mrs. Ernest (Emma) PETERSON, Mrs. Burdell (Elsie) STIRM and Mrs. Will (Anna) PIETAN.
-A.C. and Martha retired from farming and moved to New Hampton in 1948.

Contributed By:  Lori SHEEHY