Sophia (1849 - 1934)
Surnames: WELSCH JOHNSON ROSSMAN WINEBRENNER NULTON WICKER FORBISH LOOS BUSHMAN HERMAN STAHL HUBER KUNTZ DRACE HAWSE
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/14/1934
Welsch, Sophia (15 Dec. 1849 - 9 June 1934)
Mrs. Sophia Welsch, aged 84, a resident of Colby for nearly twenty-five years, died shortly after one o’clock on the morning of June 9th. She had been in failing health for several months and death was due to the complications of advanced age.
Sophia Johnson was born on Dec. 15, 1849, in Sweden and came, when a child, to America with her parents, who settled in northern Indiana. On Dec. 6, 1874, she was married to John B. Rossman. In 1887 they moved to Marshfield, where they resided until Mr. Rossman’s death in 1906. In 1909 she was married to Henry J. Welsch of Colby and moved to this city, where Mr. Welsch preceded her in death twenty-two years ago. Surviving relatives are a daughter, Mrs. Jessie Winebrenner and her son, Hubert, and a son, Dan Rossman, of Sand Point, Idaho.
Mrs. Welsch was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and the Ladies’ Aid and also of the Woman’s Relief Corps.
Funeral services were held on Monday at 1 p.m. from the Methodist church, the Rev. C. Paul Nulton officiating, and internment was made in Hillside cemetery, Marshfield. The pall bearers were Mr. Wicker, Mr. Forbish, Mr. Loos, Mr. Welsch, Mr. Bushman and Mr. J. Rossman.
Out ot town relatives and friends who were here for the funeral were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Rossman of Polly, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. George Bushman and daughter, Rocelia, and Mrs. Louis Herman of Gilman, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rossman of Loyal, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rossman and daughter, Inez of Thorpe, Mr. and Mrs. John Stahl of Arpin, Mrs. Ella Huber and Henry Kuntz of Marshfield, Mrs. Drace, Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Rew Winebrenner and daughters, Beryl, Mrs. Hawse and Iris of Arpin.
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