Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Mrs. Louisa Rinkleff

Mrs. George M. Rinkleff, the former Louisa Taubert, died on June 3, 1877, after a lengthy illness. According to the Sandusky Weekly Register of June 8, 1887, Louisa was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis F. Taubert. Louisa was only 25 years of age, and she left an infant daughter. The Register article stated, "In her untimely death the husband and parents sustained a bereavement which even the universal sympathy of the community cannot lighten." Louisa Taubert Rinkleff was buried in the North Ridge section of Oakland Cemetery. Vines were inscribed on her tombstone. The top of Louisa's stone features her maiden name, Louisa Taubert.

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