Obit: Luchterhand, Bertha (1855 - 1925)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 06/11/1925

Luchterhand, Bertha (25 FEB 1855 - 28 MAY 1925)

Mrs. Bertha Luchterhand, beloved mother, was called to her heavenly home in the early morning of May 28th, 1925 at the age of 70 years, 3 months and 3 days.

She was born in Milwaukee, Wis. on Feb. 25th, 1855. Deceased settled with her parents in Iron Ridge, Wis. in 1856 and from there moved with oxen to Loyal, Clark County, Wis. in 1867, where she was married to Carl Luchterhand.

To this union were born eight children, three of them dying in infancy.

She was also preceded in death by her husband who died in the year of 1906.

While never robust in health, she was ever cheerful and bright, and her influence in the home was of the highest character. Four years ago she was smitten with the awful disease of diabetes, which later developed into Bright's Disease and Dropsy. Her suffering were great at times, but her strong belief in her Savior guided her on with sweet patience. She was of a sunny disposition and was always willing to do a kindness for others.

She was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid Society.

The funeral services were held at the home and at the Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon May 31st.

She was laid to rest beside her husband in the Pine Grove Cemetery.

She leaves to mourn her loss two daughters: Mrs. Helen Nichol of Madison, Wis., and Mrs. Mathilda Schilling, Grass Valley, Oregon; three sons, Otto of Oakland, Oregon and Alfred and John of Greenwood, Wis., also three sisters and one brother.



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