Wilhelmine (1848 - 1933)
Surnames: BENZ BRANDT NEHRING ROEDER MARTI RODER
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/04/1934
Benz, Wilhelmine (3 Nov. 1848 - 29 Dec. 1933)
Mrs. Wilhelmine Benz, nee Roder, died at the home of her son, Frank Benz, at Abbotsford Friday afternoon, double pneumonia being the cause of her departure after an illness of four days. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Christ Lutheran church at Abbotsford, Rev. John Brandt officiating, and burial was made at Sherry.
The deceased was born November 3, 1848, in Germany, and she was married September 19, 1872, in Germany, to August Benz, who died in April 1929. They came to America in 1885 and eight years ago located at Abbotsford, Wis. Mrs. Benz is survived by a daughter, Mrs. William Nehring, of Cambria, two sons, William of Nekoosa and Frank of Abbotsford, a brother, August Roeder of Markesan, and Mrs. Louis Marti of Sherry whom she cared for since infancy.
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