Obit: Witte, Augusta (1884 - 1963)

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Surnames: Witte, Serr, Koeppen, Kops

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

Witte, Augusta (16 June 1884 - 1963)

Colby - Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at the Lulloff Funeral Home for Mrs. Augusta Witte, 78, Colby, who died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. The Rev. Carl Serr, pastor of the First United Church of Christ, officiated and burial was made in the Green Grove Cemetery.

The former Augusta Koeppen was born in Germany on June 16, 1884, and came to the United States as a young girl. She was married on May 25, 1921, in Colby to William Witte, who was killed in a farm accident on Aug. 28, 1921. She resided in Colby until August of 1962 when she went to the Leahy Nursing Home in Abbotsford, Wis.

Her only survivor is a sister, Mrs. August (Bertha) Kops of Colby. In addition to her husband, two brothers, Herman and Otto Koeppen preceded her in death.



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