Obit: Lueddecke, Mary (1875 - 1933)
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----Sources: WEEKLY CLARION (Dorchester, Clark Co., WI) 06/16/1933

Lueddecke, Mary (25 AUG 1875 - 11 JUN 1933)

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Lueddecke home at Athens for Mrs. Mary Lueddecke, who passed away early Sunday morning a the home of her brother, Charles Sauter, in the town of Holton (Marathon Co., Wis.). Mrs. Lueddecke has been ill for some time and spent the last two weeks at the Sauter home. The services were conducted by Rev. L.G. Thiel of the Dorchester Salem Evangelical Church. Burial took place in the Athens Cemetery with six nephews, William Kallep, Lawrence Johnson, Ignatz, Lawrence, Earl and Donald Sauter acting as pallbearers.

Mary Sauter was born Aug. 25, 1875 in Germany and was 57 years, 9 months and 16 days at the time of death. In 1882 she came to the United States with her parents, living at St. Paul 2 years before coming to Dorchester (Clark Co., Wis.). On April 4, 1895 she was united in marriage to German Johlke. Three children were born to this union, and only one, Eric, survives his mother. Mr. Johlke passed away in 1907. On Oct. 18, 1912 she was married to Fred Lueddecke, who passed away four years ago June 14.

Mrs. Lueddecke leaves her father, Chris Sauter, Dorchester, four sisters, Mrs. Victor Marcotte, Phillips, Mrs. Jos. Johnson, Green Bay, Mrs. Adolph Kallep and Mrs. Herb Weideman, Abbotsford, and five brothers, Otto, Phipps, and Albert, Charles, August and Ed, Dorchester, besides a host of friends and relatives who mourn her loss.

Out of town relatives attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Johnson, Green Bay, Otto Sauter, Mrs. Victor Marcotte, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sauter, Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Alva Messe, Unity, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Kallep and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kallep and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Weideman, Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lueddecke, Medford, the August, Charles, Albert and Ed Sauter families and Clarence, Kallep, Dorchester, Wis.

The many friends join us in extending deepest sympathy to the mourning ones.



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