obit: Gustav F. Dahse - mom Trojan
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Hubbard Funeral Chapel for Gustav F. Dahse, 87, who died of a heart attack at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Parkview Manor.
Rev. Robert N. Crawford, pastor of New Bielau Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, where Mr. Dahse was a lifelong member, will officiate. Burial will be in the New Bielau cemetery.
Mr. Dahse was born at New Bielau, on Nov. 8, 1883, a son of Friedrich and Albertina Trojan Dahse, and lived there nearly all his life. He married Miss Alma Poppe there Nov. 28, 1907, and they settled in that community, then moved to Shiner. After several years they moved back to New Bielau, and in 1958 they moved to Weimar. Mrs. Dahse died in February 1963.
Mr. Dahse had lived in Parkview only a short time and recently had been in the hospital for three weeks.
In the New Bielau community he had been a school trustee, on the church board, and a director of the community center.
He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Willie (Selma) Weinken, Mrs. Fred (Esther) Vornsand, Mrs. Edgar (Helen) Kainer, all of the Weimar area, and Mrs. Garner (Nora) Van Alstyne of Willis; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Louis Dahse of Weimar; and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Havermann of Houston, Mrs. Hulda Schuenemann of Nordheim, and Mrs. Elsie Piepenbrok of Navasota.
Four brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
The Weimar Mercury, Thursday, February 4, 1971
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis