Obit: Augustine, Martha (1874 - 1951)

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Surnames: Augustin, Dietz, Mandel, Untiedt, Lange, Meyer, Awe, Elstrom, Raatz

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Augustine, Martha (3 July 1874 - 1951)

Owen - Funeral services for Mrs. John Augustine, Town of Green Grove, who died last Thursday, were held Monday afternoon in St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at Green Grove. The Rev. Paul Dietz officiated and burial was made in the parish cemetery.

Pallbearers include Albert Mandel, John Untiedt, Julius Lange, Edward Meyer, Edwin Awe, and Elmer Elstrom. The grandchildren were in charge of floral arrangements.

Mrs. Augustine was born July 3, 1874, in Oconomowoc, and was married in 1895 to William Raatz, at Lowell. They came to Green Grove in 1900. Mr. Raatz died Feb. 15, 1930. On Nov. 4, 1942, she was married to John Augustine.

She is survived by her husband, six sons, and a daughter, Anna, Edward, and Otto, Owen; Bernard and Frank, Unity; Ernest, Dousman, and Robert, Burlington, and 25 grandchildren.

Friends and relatives came from Watertown, Beloit, Chicago, Tomahawk, Lowell, Burlington, Dousman, Unity, Colby, Owen, Greenwood, Loyal, Thorp, and Minneapolis to attend the funeral.



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