Obit: Keller, Bertha Schlinsog (1873 - 1958)

Contact: Kent Alexander

Surnames: Keller, Schlinsog, Garbisch, Schaefer, Lyles, Guk, Beil, Hessel

ABBOTSFORD - Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Christ Lutheran Church for Mrs. Bertha Keller, 84. Interment was made in the Lynn Cemetery.

The former Bertha Margaret Schlinsog was born May 24, 1873, in the town of Grant, Clark county. Her parents were the late William and Amelia Schlinsog. She married Herman Keller Sept. 18, 1894, at the Mapleworks Lutheran Church and they farmed in the town of Lynn until moving to Abbotsford in 1921. He died in 1944.

Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. Ed (Verna) Garbisch, Mrs. Lester (Adeline) Schaefer and Mrs. William (Elma) Lyles, all of Milwaukee, and Mrs. C. H. Schaefer, Abbotsford; a brother, Herman Schlinsog, Granton; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Guk, Greenwood, Mrs. Laura Beil, Chili, and Mrs. Bertha Hessel, Abbotsford; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

A son, Rollie, died Dec. 4, 1957. Also preceding her in death were four brothers and a sister.

Note: handwritten on the clipping "Apr 8, 1958"



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