Obit: Sauerberg, Elsie (1858 - 1928)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 11/22/1928

Sauerberg, Elsie (21 FEB 1858 - 13 NOV 1928)

Mrs. Fred Sauerberg died Nov. 13, 1928, in Milwaukee, where she was staying with her daughter Dora.

Mrs. Sauerberg, whose maiden name was Elsie Druetzfeldt, was born in Germany, Feb. 21, 1858 and was 70 years, 8 months and 23 days old at the time of her death.

She was married to Fred Sauerberg on Dec. 17, 1880. In 1884 they came to America and settled at Staunton, Ill. They lived there 6 years and moved to Milwaukee. After living in that city 11 years, they moved to Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. in 1901, and settled on a farm in Pine Valley. Mr. Sauerberg died Sept. 17, 1918, and in Oct. 1925 she went to Milwaukee, making her home there with her daughter Dora until her death.

She leaves to mourn her death four sons: Otto and Fred of Grand Rapids, Mich., Adolph and Henry of Pine Valley; two daughters: Mrs. August Wagner of Pine Valley and Miss Dora Sauerberg of Milwaukee. She leaves also 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

During her residence here, Mrs. Sauerberg made many friends who deeply grive at her death. She was a faithful member of St. John's Lutheran Congregation and retained her connection with this church after going to Milwaukee.

The funeral was held Friday at St. John's Church, Rev. Wm. Baumann officiating. Burial took place in the Neillsville Cemetery.



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