Obit: Stabnow, Augusta (1861 - 1933)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 08/10/1933

Stabnow, Augusta (28 APR 1861 - 4 AUG 1933)

Augusta Kleinschmidt Stabnow was born April 28, 1861 near Stettin, Germany. At the age of seven, she, with her father, mother, three brothers and one sister, moved to Denzer, Wis. Here she was confirmed in the Lutheran Church.

On March 16, 1887 she was united in marriage to Henry F. Stabnow of North Freedom, Wis., and they establish a home at Hecla, S.D. Here two daughters were born.

As there was no Lutheran Church at this place the deceased joined the M.E. church, of which she was a faithful member until her death. In Sept. 1901, she and her family came to this city (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.), where she lived until death claimed her on Aug. 4, 1933.

She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, two daughters, Mrs. C. T. Opdycke and Mrs. John Meng of this city and four granddaughters, besides a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held from the M.E. Church Monday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock and the body was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery. Rev. R.H. Maddock officiated.

Relatives and friends from out of town who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stabnow, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Sullivan of North Freedom; Mr. and Mrs. G. Bendlin, son Irwin and granddaughter Vivian of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Al Fraust, Mr. and Mrs. John Meng Sr., George Meng and Mrs. Alvin Luetscher of Prairie du Sac; Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Zimmerman of Augusta; Mr. and Mrs. Louie Mitzloff and daughter Adeline of Abbotsford; Max Vircks of Dorchester and Robb Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. George Pltterer and son Alvin of Stetsonville.



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