Nicolaus, Harms & other related Families: Obituaries, Death Notices, & Headstones.
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Sac Bee Mon 27 Feb 1950
DEATHS WOLF - In this city, February 25, 1950 August Wolf, dearly beloved husband of Annie Wolf, loving father of Richard Wolf and Celia Jordan of this city and Mrs. Mary Scheidel of Elverta; brother of John J. Wolf of this city; survived by four grandchildren and two great grandchildren; a native of Rio Linda, aged 75 years, 3 months, 5 days. A member of Modern Woodsmen of America. Friends are invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon at 1 o'clock from the George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers 808 O Street. Interment Grant Memorial Lawn.

Sac Bee Fri 15 Feb 1952 p.27 c.2
George J. Nicolaus
Final services will be held tomorrow for George J. Nicolaus, 75, a retired Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company employee who lived in Sacramento 65 years.
  The services will start at 11:30 AM in the W. F. Gormley & Sons Funeral Home under auspice of the Sacramento Lodge No, 6, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Cremation will follow.
  Nicolaus died Wednesday. He lived at 3133 Fourth Avenue. He retired 10 years ago after working with the electric company 50 years. As a young man he was a lineman. In later years he was a troubleshooter.
  Surviving are his wife, Corinne Myrtle; as sister, Mrs. Minnie Manley, and a brother, Louis T. Nicolaus, both of Sacramento.
He was a member of Aerie No. 9, Fraternal Order of Eagles.

F L Nicolaus

Sac Union Fri 18 Dec 1953
NICOLAUS - In Carmichael, December 17, 1953, Frances L. Nicholaus, wife of the late Louis J. Nicolaus, beloved mother of Mrs. Edna N. Desmond, Miss Gladys Nicolaus of Carmel and Mrs. Vera N. Flint of Sacramento, loving grandmother of Mrs. Sally Swanson of Carmel, Wendel Flint, Miss Clare, Richard F., Louis N., and Michael Desmond, Mrs. Mary E. Sweigert and Mrs. Denise Franzoia, all of Sacramento, great-grandmother of William, Robert, Daniel and David Sweigert, Teddy and Tommy Franzoia, Ann Elizabeth Desmond and Kristain Jean Swanson, sister of Mrs. Mary Atkinson, aunt of George Atkinson: a native of Oleto, Amador County, Calif., aged 88 years. Friends may call at W. F. Gormley & Sons Chapel, 2015 Capitol Avenue, and are invited to attend funeral services Saturday at 11 A. M. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in her memory to a favorite charity.

Sac Union Wed 13 Apr 1955
Louis T. Nicolaus
Louis T. Nicolaus, 75, of 700 San Miguel Way, a 44 year employee of Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, died yesterday in a rest home. A native of Plymouth, Calif., Nicolaus was a Sacramento resident 68 years.
  Private services will be held tomorrow in Culjis', where friends are welcome until 11 A. M. Nicolaus was a son of German immigrants who settled in Plymouth in the late 1840s. His father was a gold miner.
  Nicolaus began work in 1898 as a switchboard installer for Sunset Telephone Company, later PTT. Before his retirement in 1942, he was a splicer, cable inspector, and a troubleshooter.
He was husband of Myrtle E. Nicolaus; father of Louis H., George C., Melvin E., Wayne A., and Warren K. Nicolaus, all of Sacramento; Earl D. Nicolaus, Seattle; and Mrs. Ivenell Holm, Stockton; brother of Mrs. Minnie Manley, Sacramento; grandfather of 11, and great-grandfather of one.

Oakland Tribune Tue 13 Dec 1955 p.38E
JOHNSON - In Alameda, December 11, 1955, Evelyn Nicolas, beloved wife of Charles B. Johnson; loving sister of Mrs. Sally Doane; a native of Sacramento. Private services were held today (Tuesday, December 13th) In the Crematorium. (Hagy-Keenan service.)

SacBee Sat 12 Apr 1958 pD3
Ernest Strauch
  Ernest C. Strauch, 64, stationary engineer at St. Patricks Home for the last 13 years, died early today in his home at 800 46th Street, following a short illness.
  He was born in Nicolaus Sutter County, the son of John P. and Elizabeth Shandoney Strauch, who brought him to Sacramento when he was a child. His mother was a native of Sacramentan.
  For about 18 years Ernest Strauch was in the automobile business and then for 10 years before going to work at St. Patricks Home, he was a building contractor.
  Surviving are his wife, Frances; a daughter, Mrs. Bernadette McKee of Sacramento; a son, Ernest A. of San Francisco; and four grandchildren.
  Arrangements for the funeral will be made in the W. F. Gormley & Sons Funeral Home.

Sac Bee Mon 15 Sep 1958 pA8
Ruby Hoefling

  A requiem mass will be said at 9 AM Wednesday in the St. Francis Catholic Church for Mrs. Ruby M. Hoefling, 58, the wife of John W. Hoefling, retired president of the Surcease Mining Company. Burial will be in the St. Marys Lawn Cemetery.
  Mrs. Hoefling died yesterday in the Sutter Hospital. Her health had been failing several years. A rosary will be recited tomorrow night at 8 o'clock in the W. F. Gormley & Sons Funeral Home.
  Mrs. Hoefling was born and reared in the Elverta district, the daughter of the late Charles C. and Lena Strauch. She and Hoefling moved to the Robla area after they were married in 1920 and six years later they went to Chico, Butte County, where he operated a ranch.
  Since 1935 she had lived in Sacramento. During World War II she was active in the Ground Observer Corps and in later years she was active in affairs at the St. Francis School and Scouts work.
  She was the mother of Paul D. of Las Vegas, Nev., and the late Genevieve Hoefling; sister of Mrs. Lillian Brenner, Mrs. Pearl Wernsman and Mrs. Eva Jones, all of Sacramento, Mrs. Grace Malone of Fallon, NM, and Mrs. Bernice Lux of Rio Linda; and grandmother of three.

Sac Bee Sat 9 May 1959
- In Elverta, May 8, 1959, Albert J. Scheidel, beloved husband of Amelia Scheidel, loving father of Mrs. Helen McKennie, Mrs. Sherley Cornelius, Mrs. Patty Hoyt and Jack Scheidel of Elverta, brother of Charles Scheidel of Elverta, George Scheidel of Pleasant Grove and Mrs. Elizabeth Gould of Riego, also survived by 10 grandchildren; a native of Elverta, aged 75 years. Friends are welcome at the Mission Chapel of Andrews & Greilich, 28th and W Streets and are invited to attend the funeral Monday at 2 PM. Interment Sunset Lawn.

Sac Union Sun 13 Dec 1959 p4
Elverta Loses Oldest Native
  Services for Walter William Strauch, 71, retired fire chief and oldest native of Elverta, will be held Tuesday at 11 A.M. in Calvary Lutheran Church, Rio Linda. Interment in Sunset lawn. Lambert's, North Sacramento is in charge.
  Strauch, who lived at 7841 Elwyn Avenue in Elverta, was a member of a pioneer family there and for many years farmed in the Natomas area.
  He had been a member of Elverta Fire Department since it was formed and was chief of the department for seven years before his retirement in September.
  During recent years he operated a broom manufacturing plant on his Elverta property.
  He was the husband of Ethel L. Strauch, and father of Clifford L., Ralph W., Lloyd R. and Earl F. Strauch, Merlene DeRosea and Juanita Reker. He had 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
  The family requests memorials be sent to Calvary Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

Sac Bee Tue 17 Apr 1962 pB2
Rudolph W. Strauch
  Funeral services will be held for Rudolph W. Strauch, 97, of 2609 27th Street, a native of Sacramento County and a retired carpenter, at 11 AM tomorrow in the Harry A. Naumann & Son Funeral Home. Cremation will be private.
  Strauch died Sunday in his home. He was born and reared in the Elverta area and lived in the Sacramento area most of his life. He was employed in farm work until about 1901 when he became a carpenter, an occupation he followed for more than 30 years before retiring.
  He was a past noble grand of the Schiller Lodge No. 105, International Order of Odd Fellows, and was the oldest living member, receiving his 50 year pin in 1948.
  Strauch is survived by his wife Mary of Sacramento, with whom he marked his 50th wedding anniversary in 1960; daughter, Mrs. Stella S. Bazlen; son, Harold R. Strauch; sister, Mrs. Annie Wolf; grandsons, Roy F. Bazlen and Dr. Harold B. Strauch, and two great grandchildren, all of Sacramento.

Sac Bee Wed 23 Jan 1963
Leland Poole POOLE - In San Francisco, January 21, 1963, Leland Poole, loving nephew of Mrs. Sophia Dosch; a native of Sacramento, aged 51 years. Services 1:30 PM Friday at the GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF LOWERS, 808 O Street. Cremation East lawn.

Sac Bee Fri 5 Jul 1963
Mrs. Nicolaus, Capital Native, Is Dead At 84
  Service for Mrs. Florence Yateman Williams Nicolaus, 84, of 2256 Markham Way, daughter of a pioneer Sacramento family will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow in East Lawn Chapel. Cremation will follow. She died yesterday in a local convalescent hospital.
  Mrs. Nicolaus was the widow of Edward August Nicolaus one of the founders of Ft. Sutter National Bank at Seventh and J Streets. Nicolaus a native of Sacramento, died in 1942.
  Mrs. Nicolaus was a founder of the Opera Guild of Sacramento, an accomplished pianist and a leader in cultural and musical activities.
      Born in Capital
  She was born in Sacramento on September 22, 1878, the daughter of Fred Yateman Williams and his wife, the former Caroline Hastings Russel. Her mother's family came to California from Pennsylvania in 1949; her father's in 1852.
   She attended local schools including the Sacramento High School at 9th and M Streets, before her marriage in 1902.
  Mrs. Nicolaus was a member of the Saturday Club of Sacramento and the San Francisco Womens Athletic Club.
      List of Survivors
Her survivors include sons, Wendel Kerth of Berkeley and Edward A. Jr., of Sacramento; daughters, Mrs. Robert E. Stephens of Carmel, Monterey County, Mrs. Charles F. Gray Jr., and Mrs. Grant Caywood, both of Sacramento; a brother, Donald Clark Williams of Ryderwood, Md, and nine grandchildren.
  Friends may call at the Miller & Skelton Funeral Home until 9 PM today.
  The family requests that any remembrances be sent to the Society for the Blind or a favorite charity.

Sac Union Tue 26 Jan 1965 p3
MRS. Mildred Carter
Services Wednesday

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Klumpp's for Mrs. Mildred E. Carter, 65, of 385 La Pursissma Way, who died Sunday. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Lawn.
  Mrs. Carter, whose grandfather, Charles Harms, settled in the Elverta district, and was the original farmer of the land planned for use by the Natomas Airport, was the wife of the late Albert M. Carter, a vice-president of both Fidelity Title Insurance Co., and Western Guarantee Co. Mrs. Carter was an escrow officer for Western.
  She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and lifelong resident of the Sacramento area.
  Mrs. Carter is survived by her daughter, Lois Jean Singleton; three brothers, Alvin, Lawrence, and Kenneth Wait; and two grandchildren, Patrick & Jeffrey Singleton. She was the sister of the late Maj. A. E. Wait and Leland C. Wait.

Larry Nicolaus

Sac Bee Tue 11 May 1965
Lawrence Nicolaus
Funeral services for Lawrence Nicolaus, 54, native Sacramentan and a long time Elk Grove dairy rancher, were held today in Gloria Del Lutheran Church, 4910 Lemon Hill Avenue. Burial was in Elk Grove Masonic Cemetery.
  Nicolaus died Monday in a local Hospital. He belonged to Elk Grove Lions Club, Lodge No. 6, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and the Native Sons of the Golden West.
  Surviving are his wife, Mary; daughters, Mrs. Joan Faukner of Sacramento, and Mrs. Diane Campbell of Washington; brothers, Earl, Lester and George of Elk Grove and Charley Nicolaus of Sacramento; sisters, Mrs. Helena Capps of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Elva Tatterson of Sacramento, and five grandchildren.
  Andrews and Greilich Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sac Union Wed 9 Mar 1966
DOSCH - In this city, March 7, 1966 Sophia Dosch, wife of the late Frederick W. Dosch. Beloved mother of Fred, Frank, Elwood and Melvin Dosch, Mrs. Bernice Anderson and Mrs. Dorothy Townsend: survived by six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren: a native of Sacramento. Aged 87 years: a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Friends may call at the GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF FLOWERS. 808 O St., until 9 p.m. Wednesday and are invited to attend funeral services, 11 a.m. Thursday, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 1701 L St. Interment Masonic Lawn.

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