Annie (1878 - 1938)
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Surnames: SCHRADTER SMITH STEVENS LINDEKUGEL MROTEK
----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 27 October 1938
Schradter, Annie (25 JUN 1878 - 19 OCT 1938)
Mrs. William Schradter died Wednesday at 1:15 P. M. at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lindekugel, Loyal, with whom she had been staying the past ten days. Death was caused by cancer after a two month illness. Thus making her age 60 years, 3 months and 25 days.
Funeral services were held Saturday P. M. at 2 o’clock at the Lindekugel home with Rev. J. C. Langholz, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran church of Loyal officiating.
Two songs she loved, "Going Down the Valley One by One", and Rock of Ages", were sung by Margaret Nysted and Maybelle Klein, while Mrs. Jensen accompanied at the organ.
Mrs. Schradter, nee Annie Smith was born June 25, 1878 in Germany. At the age of 2 she came to America with her parents and made her home in the vicinity of Loyal, except the last three years at Park Falls and Athens where they operated cheese factories.
She was united in marriage to Clifford Stevens in 1904 to which union two children were born (Alta) Mrs., Oscar Lindekugel, Sherman, (May) Mrs. Alex Mrotek, Beaver. Mr. Stevens preceded her in death.
In 1923 she was united in marriage to Wm. Schradter who with her two daughters are left to mourn her loss. Also one brother Chas. Smith of the town of Beaver. Seven grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and two sisters.
The floral offerings were many and beautiful, were carried by Mrs. Fred Strege, Mrs. Albert Ayen, Mrs. Wm. Pockrandt, Mrs. John Habheggar, Mrs., Frank Lindekugel and Mrs. Edd Dobbe.
The pall bearers were John Knoll, Gust Voight, Frank Lindekugel, Perry Vincent, Will. Litka and Herman Wolffe.
She was laid to rest in the Pine Grove cemetery.
Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. Eugene Shaw, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. H. Knoll, Sr. and Mr. Henry Knoll, Granton; Mrs. Stanley Boris and daughter, Edgar; Mrs. Pete Ellenbecker and sons, Athens; Mrs. Johanna Schmidt and Mrs. Arthur Gloff, Stratford; Mr. Wm. Nagel and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bauman, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schradter and son, Arpin. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Stargardt and Mrs. Paul Stargardt, Alfred Keuthe, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Lindekugel and family and Mrs. Wm. Ulhman, Neillsville; and Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hawley, Greenwood.
Several nieces and nephews were unable to attend on account of the terrific storm.
"Tis hard to break the tender cord, When love has bound the heart."
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