Obit: Sterzinger, Dorothy (1843? - 1918)

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----Source: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 02/28/1918

Sterzinger, Dorothy (1843? - 23 FEB 1918)

After long and intense suffering death came to the relief of Mrs. Dorothy Sterzinger at the home of her son, Frank, Saturday, Feb. 23, 1918, at 11:30 o'clock in the forenoon, the cause of death being cancer.

Deceased was 74 years of age and had been a resident of Colby, Wis. since 1881, coming here from Milwaukee, to which city she came from Bavaria in the year 1873. She was a widow, her husband, George Sterzinger, having passed away about ten years ago. She is survived by eight children, four sons and four daughters. Of the sons, George resides in Colby, Joseph and Frank on the farm near this city, and Mike in Minneapolis. The daughters are Mrs. Matt Allar, who lives on the farm, Mrs. James Robinson and Mrs. John Schuller, Chicago, Mrs. Irving Hart, West Allis. There are also 19 grandchildren.

The funeral was held from St. Mary's Church Tuesday morning and interment made in Colby St. Mary's Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Messrs. Matt Thorn, Sr., Joe Frane, John Orth, Sr., Joseph Leichtnam, Peter Beyerl, Sr., Amos Foster.



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