Obit: Barth, Amelia (1859 - 1939)
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Surnames: Barth, Ohlemotz, Lathrop, Schink, Pagel

----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/17/1939

Barth, Amelia (3 SEP 1859 - 14 AUG 1939)

Mrs. Caesar Barth, 80, died Monday morning at the home of her son, John, in the town of Reseburg (Clark Co., Wis.). She had been in ill health for the past year. Funeral services will take place at the Ev. Lutheran Church at Reseburg, Wednesday afternoon. An obituary will be published in "The Courier" next week.

(Follow on in 8/24/1939 Thorp Courier)

Amelia Barth (nee Ohlemotz) was born in Jeffersonville, Sullivan County, N.Y., Sept. 3rd, 1859. As a young girl she came with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Ohlemotz, to the town of Schleswig, Manitowoc Co., Wis., where she spent her girlhood.

In 1889 she was united in marriage to Caesar Barth of Kiel, Wis., and they settled on a farm in the town of Reseburg, Clark Co., Wis., where she took the part of a contented neighbor, a loving mother and a faithful helpmate in converting a piece of virgin forest into an up-to-date farm home where she spent most of her time and finally passed away on Aug. 14th, 1939, at the age of 79 years, 11 months and 11 days. Her husband preceded her in death on Dec. 4th, 1923. Since then she divided her time among her children.

She leaves to mourn her departure, three sons, John, Conrad and Cesar of Thorp; two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Lathrop of Hortonville, Wis., Mrs. Amelia Schink of Appleton, Wis., one sister, Mrs. Caroline Page of Thorp, Wis., and fifteen grandchildren.

She was buried from the old home farm and laid to rest in the Sylvan Cemetery in the town of Reseburg, Rev. F.H. Sprengler officiating.

 

 


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