Last Obsequies for Beloved Olivia Mayor Held Thursday. Large Crowds Attends.
The funeral of the late Henry H. Neuenburg, mayor of Olivia and one of the best-loved citizens of this county, was held from the home here last Thursday afternoon with service at the M. E. church and it was the most largely attended funeral held here in many years. All places of business were closed and the entire community cames to pay their last respects to the memory of their distinguished fellow citizen, who had been so suddenly taken from them. Large numbers came from all over the county as well as many relatives and friends from a distance. The church was filled to its utmost capacity for the services. After hymns by a quartet the prayer service was conducted by Rev. Nobbs of Renville after which Rev. W. S. Emery preached an eloquent and inspiring funeral sermons for the man with whom he had been so intimately associated in life, as a faithful member of his congregation, as a friend and a comrade in the military service.
The floral tributes were profuse and beautiful. The Odd Fellows lodge attended in a body in full regalia and conducted the services at the grave with Grand Chaplain Nobbs in charge. Among the relatives present at the funeral were Peter Shipman and son, Peter, Diedrich Pope and son, Raymond and wife and Mrs. Jacob Krenick of LeSueur Center, Jacob Neuenburg and family of Wabasso, Will and Otto Lindeman and families of New Avon, Mrs. N. B. Anderson of Redwood Falls, Frank Neuenburg and family, John Schleter and family, F. M. Schoemaker and family, Wm. Dreyer and family, Ed Schumacher and family, Chas. Clift and family, Mrs. Lou Lindeman and daughter, Ernest Lindeman and family, Mrs. A. H. Page and daughter, and Mrs. Martha Lindeman of North Redwood.