Obit: Margraf, Margaret (1852 - 1890)

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Surnames: MARGRAF RIEL

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/21/1890

Margraf, Margaret (31 OCT 1852 - 15 AUG 1890)

Died, at her home in this village (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.), Friday night, the 15th inst., of blood poisoning, Margaret, wife of John Margraf, in the 38th year of her age.

Mrs. Margraf’s maiden name was Riel; she was born in Bavaria, Oct. 31st, 1852; she came to America in 1875 with her parents, who located in Milwaukee.

In June 1877 she was united in marriage with John Margraf, and in 1883, she came with her husband to Colby and has made her home here since that time.

Mrs. Margraf was the mother of six children, three boys and three girls, all of whom are living and, with the husband mourn the loss of a loving mother and wife.

The funeral occurred at St. Killian’s Church on Monday and the remains interred in the Catholic cemetery, Rev. A. J. Joerres officiating.

The funeral was one of the largest held in this village, thirty-six teams forming the procession to the cemetery.

 

 


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