Obit: Steinbach, Lydia (1847 - 1917)

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----Source: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 03/15/1917

Steinbach, Lydia (10 APR 1847 - 8 MAR 1917)

Mrs. Peter Steinbach died at the Wis. Veterans' Home at Waupaca, March 8, 1917, death being due to general debility.

Mrs. Steinbch's maiden name was Lydia Wells. She was born in Vermont April 10, 1847; came from there to Neosho, Wis. with her parents, and was married to Peter Steinbach at that place. They came to Colby, Wis. about forty-five years ago and lived here until 1900, when they went to live at the Veterans' Home. Mr. Steinbach died June 17th, 1914. Three children survive her: William of Owen, Clark County, Wis. Mrs. R. E. Holden, town of Holeton; and Mrs. Ada Shelley in Canada.

The remains were brought to this city by her son on the Friday afternoon train and the funeral was held from the M. E. Church Sunday afternoon. She was laid to rest in Colby Cemetery beside her husband.



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