Obit: Braatz, Christine (1849 - 1919)
Surnames: BRAATZ RIEDEL TREICHLER FISCHER KURTH MOENCH BLAKE BREDLAW BREDLAU
----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 01/16/1919
Braatz, Christine (5 DEC 1849 - 6 JAN 1919)
Mrs. Richard Braatz, one of the old resident of the town of Grant, Clark County, Wis., and a most highly respected woman, died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 6, 1919. She was born in Germany Dec. 5, 1849, her maiden name being Christine Riedel. She came to this country with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Riedel when she was a small girl. She grew to womanhood in the town of Grant and was married in 1872 to Jacob Treichler. Six years later Mr. Treichler died. In 1892 she was married to Richard Braatz, who survives her. She leaves also one daughter, Mrs. Henry Fischer, of Sioux City, Iowa and six stepchildren: Carl, Herman and Clara Braatz, Mrs. Will Kurth, all living in Grant, and Mrs. Leo Moench, of St. Paul. She leaves two brothers: Henry D. Riedel of Cayanga and Fred J. Riedel of Grant, and two sisters: Mrs. W. F. Blake of Chicago and Mrs. F. W. Bredlaw of Loyal. The funeral was held at the Grant Lutheran Church Thursday, Rev. J. Reiff officiating.
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