Obit: Reuden, Katherine (1836 - 1902)

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----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/25/1902

Reuden, Katherine (18 MAY 1836 - 21 DEC 1902)

Died, at her home in this city (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.), on Sunday, Dec. 21st, 1902, Mrs. Katherine Reuden, aged 66 years, 7 months and 3 days.

Katherine Zimmer was born in Germany May 18th, 1836. In 1855 she came with her parents to this country and lived in Sheboygan Co., where two years later, in 1857, she was united in marriage with John Reuden. In 1890 her husband died and three years later she came to this place, where she has since resided.

She was the mother of nine children, five of whom are still living, Matt, in Manitowoc Co., George at Cowles, Montana, Mrs. M. Burtard, town of Hull, Marathon Co., Mrs. B. Lehman, New London and John of this place. Besides these to mourn her loss she leaves a brother and three sisters, Matt Zimmer, and Mrs. Frank Knowlton of St. Cloud, Minn., Mrs. Nic. Young, Royalton, Minn., and Mrs. Wright, Green Leaf, Wis.

The funeral was held Tuesday, Dec. 23rd, from St. Kilian’s Church, the services being conducted by Rev. Ad. Miller, and the remains were laid at rest in the Catholic Cemetery.

Mrs. Reuden was a kind hearted old lady and will be greatly missed by relatives, friends and neighbors.



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