Obit: Ott, Sophie (1857 -1925)

Contact: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Ott, Sasz, Seelow, Lueck, Schroeder, Brandt

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 03/19/1925

Ott, Sophie (8 Aug. 1857 - 13 March 1925)

Sophie Sasz was born to Mr. and Mrs. Christian Sasz on August 8th 1857, in Warsaw, Mecklinburg, Schwerin, Germany. In October 1883, she came to America with her husband. They settled in Chilton, Calumet County, Wisconsin, where they lived three years and then bought a farm in the town of Grant. They sold the farm in 1916 to their son, Albert Ott, but continued to make their home with him. Mrs. Ott has been in failing health for nearly two years. Last summer she spent two months at the Marshfield hospital. And since had time until five weeks ago she has been up and around. She was then taken very sick with heart trouble. All that loving hands could do was done to make her last days comfortable, but on Friday, March 13, at 7:30 a.m., she passed away at the age of 67 years, 8 months, and 15 days. Seven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Ott, one son and two daughters having died in infancy. She leaves to mourn her death her husband and four children: Martha, Mrs. Wm. Seelow, of Pine Valley; Albert on the home farm; Phena, Mrs. C. F. Lueck of Levis and Ernest of town Grant; also 15 grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Maria Schroeder in Germany.

The funeral was held Monday afternoon at St. John’s Lutheran church, Rev. Brandt conducting the services.


Obit: Ott, Sophie (1857 -1925)

Contact: Kipp Kippenhan

Hi Crystal:

Many thanks for posting the obit. of Sophie Ott. Her grandson Wendell (lives in rural Neillsville) is the spouse of Dorothy Kippenhan. And Dorothy and I are 1st cousins.

Best regards H. A. Kippenhan, Jr.



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