Kaushagen, Jennie E. (1875-1950)


Mrs. Jennie E. Kaushagen, long time resident of North township and this city, succumbed at a local hospital last Wednesday at the age of 75 years. Rev. Raymond Brandt of Holt officiated at rites in the Silver Creek Lutheran church Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock, and interment was made in the Silver Creek cemetery.

Mrs. Kaushagen leaves four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Kvidt of Twin Valley, Mrs. Lena Williams and Mrs. Hattie Torgerson both of rural Thief River Falls, Mrs. Jennie Savageau of Fargo, N. D.; seven sons, Harry, Melvin, William, Elie and Gordon, all of Rural Thief River Falls, Oliver of International Falls, and Hans of Chester, Mont.; three sisters, Mrs. Harriette Fay of Jamestown, N. D., Mrs. Fidilia Geiger of Helena, Mont., and Mrs. Martha Brumfield of Reedpoint, Mont.; four brothers, Chester Corbett of Alberta, Canada, James Corbett of Manitoba, Canada, Lewis Corbett of Swan Lake, Canada, and Coleman Corbett of Birch River, Canada; 32 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Her husband preceded her in death in 1949.

Mrs. Kaushagen was born Sept. 11, 1875, in St. Cloud. She moved with her parents as a child from St. Cloud to Georgetown and in 1900 she moved to Twin Valley. In 1904 she came to North twp., Pennington county, where she lived until 12 years ago, when she established her residence with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Williams. Her marriage to Henry Kaushagen took place June 12, 1900, at Ada.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky