Obit: Breitlow, Bessie (1885 - 1946)

Contact:  Janet Rogalski

----Source: The Stark Family Scrapbook.


After an illness of several years, Mrs. William Breitlow, passed away t her home, May 24th, at the age of 60 years.

The funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock from Griebenown's Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. L. C. Bundgaard of Withee.

Pallbearers at the service were: Milfred Wenzel, Ed Dicks, Reinhold Buss, Alfred Arndt, Elmer Venet and Wallace Wood. The services were largely attended and there were many floral tributes and messages of condolence. Internment was made in the Riverside cemetery.

Mrs. Breitlow was born on October 15th, 1885 at Kewanunee County, where she lived till her marriage to Wm. Breitlow on January 18, 1917. Following their marriage the couple moved to their present farm northwest of Withee where they have resided for the past twenty-nine years. She was a devoted wife and a kind and Loving mother.

She leaves to mourn her passing her husband, two daughters, Mildred and Norma, at home, a sister, Mrs. H. Peterson, Cicero, Illinois, two brothers, Jerry Heck of Oak Park, Illinois, and Edward Heck, of Kewaunee. She is preceded in death by two daughters that passed away in infancy, and a brother, Wenzel, who died in 1937.



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