Obit: Schmid, Amelia (1847 - 1923)

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----Source: DORCHESTER/ABBOTSFORD CLARION (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI) 12/21/1923

Schmid, Amelia (27 MAR 1847 - 10 DEC 1923)

Mrs. Amelia Schmid died at the home of her son, Anslem, west of the village (Dorchester, Clark County, Wis.), Monday Dec. 10th, 1923, of dropsy, after an illness of about three years and the funeral service was held at the St. Louis Catholic Church, Thursday morning, Dec. 13th, Rev. Father Pitzenberger officiating. Interment was made in the Catholic Cemetery, Albert Stroota, John Marette, Frank Hiebsch, Henry Tamberino, Joe and Tony Younker acting as pallbearers.

Amelia Hernt was born in Germany March 27, 1847 and was 76 years, 8 months and 13 days old at time of death. When she was 7 years old she came to the United States with her parents and settled at Theresa, Dodge Co., Wis., and it was there she was united in marriage to Anselm Schmid Sr., in 1867. Twelve children were born to them, one, a daughter, dying at the age of 25 years. In 1908 they came to Dorchester and settled on a farm 3 1/2 miles northwest of the village. About five years ago, Mr. Schmid died and since then the mother resided with her son Anselm and family.

The eleven children left to mourn a loving mother are Mrs. Tillie Redig, Spencer; Mrs. Thresa Wunderli, Brown Valley, Minn.; Mrs. Josephine Gayhart, Wabeno; Mrs. Amelia Bouman, Marshfield; Mrs. Julia Regan, St. Paul, Minn.; Mrs. Antoinette Stroble, Milwaukee; Gebhart, Milwaukee; Roland, Rhinelander; Edward, Milwaukee; Hubert, Wausau and Anselm, Dorchester.

Four of the children were unable to attend the funeral.



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