Obit: Hansen, Catherine (1833 - 1923)

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----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/20/1923

Hansen, Catherine (1833 - 10 DEC 1923)

Catherine Hansen (nee Jess) died at Kiel, Wis., Dec. 10, 1923, of old age. She was born in Schleswig, Holstein, Germany, in 1833. She was married to William Hansen in 1865, who preceded her in death 7 years ago. They came to the U. S. in 1883 and settled on a farm at Thorp, Clark County, Wis. in the town of Worden.

In 1917 she moved to Kiel and made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Louis Backhaus.

She is survived by her three children, Mrs. Louis Backhaus of Kiel, Wis., George Hansen of Thorp, Wis., and Mrs. J. H. Suel of New Holstein, Wis., and five grandchildren of Thorp, Wis.

The funeral took place Dec. 15th, at two o'clock p.m. at the M. E. Church of Thorp, Wis. Interment was in the Worden Cemetery.



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