Although I am not much of an educated historian, it appears to me that today’s Berliner Kehler family does not have a great deal of information about Maria S Kehler (Taunte Marie). Perhaps the greatest challenge lies in the fact that she died at an early age of 23, in childbirth of her twins, Jacob and Heinrich on February 21, 1909. Maria’s only daughter Anna Ethel Kehler Penner was one and a half years old upon her passing, and Tante Marie’s husband Abram (Abraham) Henry Penner remarried but passed away 10 years later, from Typhoid Fever on November 19, 1920 in Medicine Hat, AB. Continue reading “Taunte Marie”
A casual “Time of Remembrance” for family and friends of Alesha Henley, 39, of Davis will be held Sunday, Sept. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church in Davis. A private committal service at Green Hill Cemetery is planned for Thursday, Sept. 25.
Mrs. Henley was born Nov. 11, 1973, in Warner Robins, Ga., to Richard and Sharon (Ratzlaff) Chadwick and died after a two-year battle with cancer on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Ardmore. She and Grant Henley were married April 1, 1996, at Sulphur. Continue reading “Alesha Denise Chadwick Henley (1973-2013)”
Anna Ethel Kehler Penner was born on August 19, 1907 to Abram and Maria (S Kehler) Penner. Anna’s mother Maria, passed away when Anna was only one and a half years old. Her father Abram (Abraham) Henry Penner then married Katherine Kroeker Klassen on February 3, 1910. Her father passed away from Typhoid Fever on November 19, 1920 in Medicine Hat, AB. Anna’s step-mother Katherine then married Abram’s younger brother, Henry S. Penner in November 1921.
Maria (Taunte Marie) was the first child in the Berliner Kehler family. On November 14, 1905 she married Abram Henry Penner, and their daughter Anne Ethel Kehler Penner was born August 19, 1907. She died at an early age of 23 on February 21, 1909, in childbirth of her twins Jacob and Heinrich (who died shortly after birth). Maria was buried, in the Hochfeld CMC Cemetery, together with her newborn son Heinrich.