Obit: Butler, Josephine (1861 - 1918)

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----Source: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 06/13/1918

Butler, Josephine (16 MAR 1861 - 26? MAY 1918)

Mrs. Josephine Butler, whose funeral was held from St. Mary's Catholic Church in the city of Colby, Wis., Wednesday, May 29, had been a resident of the town of Unity, Clark County, Wis. for many years. She was born in the town of Herman, Sheboygan Co., Wis. March 16, 1861, and was married to Abe Butler in St. Mary's Church at Colby in 1891, passing away at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield after an illness of six or seven weeks. She was a member of the Christian Mothers and of the local court of Lady Foresters, which organization attended the funeral in body.

Deceased leaves to mourn her loss her husband and two children, one son, Earl, and one daughter, Ruth, all of who are at home on the farm. There are also three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. B. Schemmer, Chilton; Mrs. James Dower, Milwaukee; Mrs. A. Anderson, Thorp; Joseph Hertel, Sheboygan, John Hertel, Green Bay, all of who were here for the funeral, except the last named. Other relatives here for the sad event were Ed and Levi Butler, Mrs. Ida Shelley and son Clifford, all of Fond du Lac, and Mrs. Florence Miller, a niece of the deceased of Chilton.



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