Obit: Ratzburg, Augusta (1859 –1929)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: RATZBURG SCHULTZ

----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 03/14/1929

Ratzburg, Augusta (24 MAR 1859 - 11 MAR 1929)

Mrs. Augusta Ratzburg, nee Augusta Schultz, was born at Schoenhagen, Pommerania, Germany, on March 24, 1859. In 1875 she came to America, and located in Loyal, Clark Co., Wisconsin.

April 25, 1878 she was united in marriage to Carl Ratzburg, to which union was blessed with five sons, of which however, one son Otto preceded her in death. They resided on the groom’s farm southeast of Loyal until 1917, at which time they retired and moved to Loyal, in 1921 her husband passed away. Since last fall the deceased health began to fail. On Saturday night she went to bed as usual and not noticing her in church Sunday, her son went to her home and found her dead in bed. At the time of her death she was 69 years, 3 months and 28 days old. The deceased was a faithful member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, being a charter member of the congregation.

The deceased leaves to mourn her loss, four sons, namely, Oscar, of Loyal, Frank of Marshfield, Ernest of Conrad, Montana and Ervin of the town of Sherman, also one brother, Wm. Schultz of the town of Beaver and eleven grand children besides other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday from the house at 1:00 and from the church at 1:50. Rev. Leschensky and Rev. Draeger officiating. Interment took place in the Loyal cemetery.

The many friends of the deceased join with the Tribune in offering sympathy to the bereaved family.

 

 


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