Seavers in the News — Ruth (Albrecht) Seaver Dies in 1952 in Florida

 It is time for one more version of “Seavers within the Information” – a weekly characteristic from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Seaver which can be fascinating, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add data to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from the Portage [Wis.] Each day Journal newspaper dated 25 March 1952:

The transcription of the article is:

“Mrs. Seaver Rites to Be Thursday

“Funeral providers for Mrs. Harlan Seaver, 42, who died at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., early Sunday, will likely be held on the Albrecht residence in Columbus at 2 p.m. Thursday.

“The Rev. Fred Blume will officiate with burial at Hillside cemetery.

“The previous Ruth Emily Albrecht was born in Columbus.  She attended Columbus public faculties and was a graduate of the College of Wisconsin.  She taught at Wausau 4 years, Oconomowoc two years, and at Madison East highschool for 2 years.

“She was married to Harlan Seaver in Columbus, 14 years in the past.  Mrs. Seaver, her husband, and her mom had gone to their Florida residence two weeks in the past.

“Mrs. Seaver was chairman of the Columbus Purple Cross chapter for the previous eight years, a member of the Zion Lutheran church and had operated the Albrecht Furnishings Retailer and Funeral Residence in Columbus along with her sister for 3-1/2 years after the loss of life of her father, Otto Albrecht, nearly 4 years in the past.

“Mrs. Seaver was the niece of Mrs. William Tanke and Mrs. Edgar Tessman of this metropolis.”
The supply quotation is:

“Mrs. Seaver Rites To Be Thursday,” Portage [Wis.] Each day Journal newspaper, Tuesday, 25 March 1952, web page 3, column 3, Ruth (Albrecht) Seaver obituary;   ( : accessed 13 Could 2021).

This obituary gives a reputation, an age, a loss of life date and place, the names of her husband, father and two nieces, plus an outline of her work historical past and associations.

Ruth Emily Albrecht was born in 1909 in Columbus, Wisconsin, the daughter of Otto and Annie (–?–) Albrecht.  She died 23 March 1952 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  She married Harlan Eugene Seaver (1913-1978) on 23 July 1938 in Columbus, Wisconsin.  They’d no kids.
I’m not associated to Harlan Eugene Seaver to my data.  He’s descended from Henry and Elizabeth (–?–) Seaver who married earlier than 1770 in Virginia.

There are over 10,000 Seaver “tales” in my household tree – and this was one among them.   Life occurs, unintentionally and deliberately, and typically an individual dies all of the sudden at a comparatively younger age after serving her neighborhood. I’m glad that I can honor Ruth Emily (Albrecht) Seaver as we speak.  

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