Anna Iszler of New Leipzig, N.D. passed from this life at the Good Samaritan Home in Mott, N.D, where she had resided the past two years. She was 98 years and 10 months of age.
Published August 7, 2013
Service of Remembrance was Aug.7, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Leipzig. Rev. John Amundson officiated.
Anna Isler was born in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Frederick and Christiana (Moebus) Alt.
When Anna was three, the family moved to a farm north of New Leipzig. She first attended Country School and later rode the bus to attend school in town.
She and Gotthilf were married at Trinity Lutheran Church Sept. 26, 1937. They first lived in a sod house on the farm of his parents and then purchased a farm twelve miles northwest of New Leipzig. In 1945 they moved the buildings to what is now the Norman Iszler farm, where they raised a family of three children. In 1984 they retired from farming and moved to New Leipzig. Gotthilf preceded her in death in 2002.
Anna was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a long-time member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed sewing and gardening, and was well known for her cooking and baking.
Grateful for having shared in Anna’s life, and keeping her in their fondest memories, are her two sons, Norman (Doris) of New Leipzig, N.D.; and Morris (Donna) of Elgin, N.D.; and a daughter Marjorie (Jerry) Helander of Stillwater, Minn.; one brother Gustave Alt of Rapid City, S.D.; one sister Helen Krause of Mandan, N.D.; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Alex, Victor, Fred, and Art, and a granddaughter Eileen.