Obit: Graumann, Amelia (1846 - 1919)

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----Source: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 06/12/1919

Graumann, Amelia (26 JAN 1846 - 2 JUN 1919)

Old friends and neighbors in Colby, Wis. and the town of Hull, Marathon Co., were grieved to hear of the death of Mrs. Amelia Graumann, which occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alfred Smart, on Monday June 2, 1919, after a lingering illness of two months of cancer of the stomach, at the age of 73 years.

Deceased was born Jan. 26, 1846 in Bernd, Germany and in 1873 came to America, settling in Chicago, where in the same year she was united in marriage to Frederick Graumann. To this happy union was born four children: Mrs. L. H. Hastings of Silina, Kansas; Mrs. Alfred Smart and Mrs. Edward Rupert, both of the town of Hull, and Wm. Graumann, residing on the old homestead six miles east of this city.

Mrs. Graumann, with her husband, living in the city of Chicago three years after their marriage and then moved to Racine Co., where they resided five years. From her they moved to this community thirty-eight years ago and settled on the farm now operated by their son William. About five years ago the deceased moved to this city where she resided until a week before her death.

Funeral services were held Friday June 6th from Zion Lutheran Church, Rev. Hartenstein officiating. Burial was made in the Colby Cemetery.



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