Tampico Tornado, June 23, 1921
June 23, 1921
Obituary of Mrs. T. Hauman
The funeral services of Mrs. Thomas Hauman were held at St. Mary's church at Tampico on Thursday morning. June 9 and interment made in St. Mary's Cemetery. The services were attended by a large number of relatives and friends of the deceased.
Romenie De Koster was born in Belgium on June 26, 1882, and passed away at her home near Tampico on Tuesday, June 7, 1021. She was married to Thomas Hauman in Belgium in 1902, living in that country until May 28, 1906, when they came to this country and for a number of years made their home near Mineral, Illinois. About thirteen years ago they moved to the vicinity of Tampico where the rest of her life was spent. She was the mother of eleven children of whom nine survive. They are Mell, Octavia, Zana, August, Margaret, Henery, Agnes, Albert and Marie, two children having died in early youth. She also leaves her husband, her mother in Belgium, 3 sisters, Mrs. Frank Ghys of Atkinson, Mrs. Henery Verners of Paterson, N.J., and Mrs. Erward Wassenhove of Kewanee and 2 brothers, Emiel De Koster of Hooppole and Phil De Koster of Thomas. Mrs. Thomas was a splendid woman and her passing is a great shock to her relatives and many friends in this vicinity.