Obit: Damkjer, Kathrine (1862 - 1929)

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----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 05/16/1929

Damkjer, Kathrine (29 MAY 1862 - 7 MAY 1929)

Mrs. M. J. Damkjer, one of the pioneer residents of the village (Withee, Clark County, Wis.), died Wednesday of last week, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Andrew Nielsen at Junction City, Oregon, and her remains were brought here on Tuesday for burial.

Mrs. Damkjer, up until last June, had resided in the village with her son, Carl Damkjer, and at that time went west and since then has been living with her daughter at Junction City. She was taken ill early last fall, and since that time has been in failing health. She had reached the age of 67 years.

Her remains were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Nielsen of Junction City, Ore., former residents of the village. Besides her daughter, she leaves to mourn, two sons, Peter and Carl of this village and one brother, Jacob Jacobsen, also of Withee.

Funeral services are being conducted this afternoon from the Danish Lutheran Church, Rev. Petersen officiating, and burial will take place in the family lot of the church cemetery.



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