Obit: Braun, Mrs. Carl (1859 - 1917)

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----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/06/1917

Braun, Mrs. Carl (7 DEC 1859 - 29 NOV 1917)

Mrs. Carl Braun died at the hospital at Marshfield, Wis. on Thursday, Nov. 29, 1917. She was born in Regenwalde, Pommern, Germany on Dec. 7, 1859, where she grew to womanhood and was united in marriage to Carl Braun. Thirty-three years ago they immigrated to this country and after spending one year in Calumet Co. came to Thorp, Clark County, Wis. and settled on a farm in the town of Worden, where they resided until two years ago when they sold their farm and bought a home in this village. On Nov. 16th Mrs. Braun was engaged in raking up leaves in the church yard of the Reformed Church and burning the same, when her clothing caught fire and before the flames were quenched, suffered severe burns, which finally resulted in her dath on the date stated above. During her residence ehre she was a tireless worker and was greatly respected by friends and neighbors. She leaves to mourn her husband and four children, Emil Braun of Troy, Mont., Richard Braun, Mrs. Oscar Ramberg and Mrs. Charles Ramberg Jr. of Thorp. Also she leaves one sister, Mrs. L. Hilbo of this place.

The funeral took place on Monday afternoon, services being conducted by Rev. Sherrey of Colby, at the Reformed Church, interment taking place in the cemetery in the town of Worden.



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