Emilie Christine (1859 - 1937)
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Surnames: EWERT BRAATZ LIEPERT HOFFMAN FIRNSTAHL PETERSON MISENER FLINK LOOS
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 07/07/1937
Ewert, Emilie Christine (1859 - 4 July 1937)
Unity - Funeral services were conducted at Colby this afternoon for Mrs. Emilie Christine Ewert, 78, resident of Unity for the past 18 years, who died at her home at 8:30 o’clock Sunday morning as the result of arthritis.
Rites were held at 2 o’clock at the Colby Lutheran church with the Rev. O. H. Hoffman officiating. Burial took place in the Colby cemetery.
Mrs. Ewert, nee Emilie Braatz, was born in Germany in 1859. Her first marriage took place in 1882 to William Liepert. Eight children were born to the couple. Mr. Liepert preceded her in death in 1898. In 1899 she was married to William Ewert, who also preceded her in death. Three children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Ewert.
Surviving relatives include the following children: Mrs. Anna Ewert, Decatur, Mich.; Herbert Liepert, Melford, Canada; Mrs. E. P. Firnstahl, Niles, Mich.; Mrs. Harriet Peterson, Neillsville; Miss Minnie Liepert, Evanston, Ill.; and Mrs. Ida Misener, Mrs. Alma Flink, Oscar Ewert, and Mrs. Esther Loos, Unity. Twenty-six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three sisters, and one brother also survive.
Two sons preceded her in death.
*** Note: The surname Misener was misspelled in the original article as Mesener.
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