Obit: Christianson, Dorothea (1898 - 1972)

Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Christianson, Boll, Schutte, Zimmerly, Gates

----Sources: Baraboo News Republic (Baraboo, Sauk County, WI) May 10, 1972

Christianson, Dorothea (24 Aug. 1898 - 9 May 1972)

Mrs. Dorothea Christianson, age 72, Baraboo, passed away Tuesday evening May 9, 1972 in St. Clare Hospital after a short illness.

She was a resident of Baraboo for the past forty years moving here from Neillsville where she was born August 24, 1898, to John, Sr. and Dorothy (Boll) Schutte. She was married to William Christianson on September 9, 1920 in Neillsville, Wis.

Survivors include three sons, Raymond, Baraboo; Frank and Arthur, both of Madison; two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Zimmerly, Milwaukee; Mrs. Russell (Lillian) Gates, Baraboo; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Senta Christman, Neillsville; four brothers, Alvin and Henry Schutte both of Neillsville, Martin Schutte of Milwaukee and Robert Schutte of Oconomowoc; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William in 1965, one son, William, Jr. in 1957, one daughter Florence in 1923 and one brother John Schutte.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Redlin-Scheible Funeral Home Thursday evening from 7 to 9. Burial will be made in the Rock Springs Cemetery.



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