Anna Margaret (Redlingshafer) Rosa/Wulf, who is buried in the Chariton Cemetery, is the
eldest daughter of Doratha Redlingshafer, who is buried at Salem.
Anna Margaret Redlingshafer, daughter of George and Dorothy Redlingshafer, was born in the
province of Bavaria, Germany, Feb. 28, 1824, and died at the home of her daughter Anna
Schreck, Feb. 7, 1906, aged 81 years, 11 months and 7 days.
She came with her parents to America in 1849, locating in Washington county, Pennsylvania.
She was here married to John Rosa, June 12, 1850, removing soon after to St. Louis, later
going to Illinois and living in Pekin and Depew, coming in 1864 to Lucas county where she
has since resided. Her husband died October 1867.
To them were born ten children, three of whom are now living: John W., Adam G. Rosa and
Anna M. Schreck, all residing in Benton township.
She was married Nov. 28, 1868, to Joachim Wulf, who died Aug. 2, 1893. After his death she
made her home with her daughter, Mrs. William Schreck.
She was a member of the German Lutheran church and lived a strong helpful Christian life.
She loved her bible and taught the love of it to her children. Three children, eleven
grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters survive.
Funeral was held on Friday, Feb. 9th. A brief service was held at the house at 10
o'clock then at 11:30 the sermon from Job. 16:19 was preached at the Otterbein church
by Rev. J. H. Yaggy. Burial took place at the Chariton cemetery. Contributed.
The Chariton Patriot, Thursday, 15 February 1906