Obituary Of Christina (Schnaidt) Grenz
The Bismarck Tribune,
April 2, 1973
CHRISTINA GRENZ OF NAPOLEON
Mrs. Fred (Christina) Grenz, 92, died Saturday at the
Baptist Home in Bismarck, where she had resided since
April 7, 1964.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at
Napoleon Baptist Church, and burial will be made in
Napoleon City Cemetery. The Rev. Otto Fiesel will
Officiate, and pallbearers will be Marvin, Daryl, Arlo
and Kermit Grenz and Walter and Weston Schauer.
Mrs. Grenz was born in Odessa, Russia, Dec. 3, 1880, a
daughter of Jacob and Rosina Schnaidt.
She was married to Fred Grenz at Napoleon Oct. 13,
1903 and the couple farmed in that vicinity until
retiring into Napoleon in 1945. Mr. Grenz died on Jan.
28, 1968. Mrs. Grenz was a member of Napoleon Baptist
She leaves six sons, Edwin, John, and Roland, all of
Bismarck; Jacob, Napoleon; Adam, Portland, Ore., and
Ernest, Sacramento, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Lydia
Schauer, Napoleon; a brother, Carl Schnaidt,
Sacramento; two sisters, Mrs Ricka Frey and Mrs. Mary
Wentz, both of Napoleon; 22 grandchildren; 37
great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. (Nickisch
Funeral Home, Napoleon)