Obit: Miller, Bertha (1870 - 1916)

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----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/18/1916

Miller, Bertha (26 MAY 1870 - 16 MAY 1916)

Bertha Miller, beloved wife of Math. Miller, died at her home in this city (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.), Tuesday evening, May 16th, 1916, of convulsions, aged 45 years, 11 months and 20 days. The funeral will be held from St. Mary’s Church Friday morning. Interment at the Catholic Cemetery.

(Follow on in 5/25/1916 Colby Phonograph)

Bertha Waldt Miller, wife of Math Miller, who died at her home in this city, Tuesday evening, May 16th, 1916, of convulsions, aged 45 years, 11 months and 20 days, was born in Manitowoc County, May 26th, 1870; came to Colby in April 1880 with her parents, who located on the farm now owned by Mrs. Steve Firnstahl. She was married at the Catholic Church in Colby, to Math. Miller, on Thursday, Sept. 26th, 1889, Rev. Joerres officiating. She lived on a farm in the town of Hull (Marathon Co.), until about four years ago, when her husband sold the farm and moved into the city. She leaves to mourn her early death, her husband and three sons, George, Charlie and Richard; also her mother, Mrs. Frank Waldt of Manitowoc, and two sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Conrad Steder of Wausau; Mrs. Rose Squires and Albert, living in Florida; Charles, living in the Philippines; Peter in Oregon.

The outside relatives who were here to attend the funeral, which was held from St. Mary’s Church on Friday, were: Mrs. C. Steder and son John of Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Miller of Thorp, and Mrs. Mike Miller and children of Owen, Wis.



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