Wilhelm Stevahn: Birth: 20 JAN 1899 in Wishek, McIntosh County, North Dakota. Death: 21 DEC 1978 in Jacobson Memorial Care Center Elgin, Grant County, North Dakota
Title: Obituary for Regina (Finck) Stevahn
Page: Grant County News February, 1942
Title: Obituary for Johann Stevahn Jr.
Page: Grant County News April, 1940
Note: Regina was born in July, 1866 the daughter of William and Magdelena (Hoffer) Finck in Kassel/Odessa, South Russia. She was baptized July 17, 1866, confirmed in 1881, in the Lutheran Faith. She married Johann Stephan in November, 1887, in Kassel, South Russia. She Immigrated to the United State of America departure March 23, 1893, arrival April 5th 1893 with her family and moved to the community of Wishek on April 11, 1893. They left behind three children that had died in infancy. Regina was one of the founders of the First Zion Lutheran Church of Elgin, were she remained a faithful member until her death. She passed away at 7:00pm at her daughters home in Antelope in February 1842. Her age at time of death was 75 years 7 months 12 days. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:00pm, at the First Zion Lutheran Church, with Rev. E. Wiedenhoefer officiating. She was laid to rest beside her husband in the church cemetery in Elgin, North Dakota. The pallbearers were Christ Dietz, Ed. Rivinius, Fred Zeller, Fred Eisenbeisz, Fred Hintz and Sam Kranich.
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