Obit: Leichtnam, Mary (1871 - 1943)

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Surnames: Leichtnam, Gosse, Bane, Duellmann, Schueller, Steinwand, Caron, Laack, Cota, Gerald, Gilleland, Lieders, Weinhoetz

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 10/21/1943

Leichtnam, Mary (8 Sept. 1871 - 15 Oct. 1943)

Mrs. Joe Leichtnam, a former resident of Colby, Wisconsin, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Esther Weinhoetz, in Fond du Lac on Oct. 15th, 1943, at the age of 72 years, one month and seven days, a heart attack being the cause of her death. Funeral services were held at the Lulloff Funeral Home Monday, Rev. O. Hoffmann officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Wm. E. Gosse, C. J. Bane, Henry Duellmann, August Schueller, A. M. Steinwand and Jess Caron. Four children were in charge of the flowers.

Mrs. Leichtnam was born in the town of Franklin, Sheboygan county, on Sept. 8th, 1871. She was married to Joe Leichtnam at Dorchester, Wis., on May 11th, 1894. Mrs. Leichtnam lived at Colby until the death of her husband about eleven years ago when she moved to Elkhart and five years ago she moved to Fond du Lac to live with her daughter, Esther.

Surviving are five children - Gorman of Abbotsford, Esther of Fond du Lac, Sylvia and Marge of Minneapolis and Herbert of Fond du Lac. Also one brother, Charles Laack, of Rib Lake and one sister, Alvina Cota, of Minneapolis.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Charles Laack of Rib Lake, Mrs. Alvina Cota, Mrs. Sylvia Gerald and Mrs. Warren Gilleland of Minneapolis, Pvt. Donald Leichtnam of Camp Dowie, Texas, Mrs. Howard Lieders, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Leichtnam and Mrs. Esther Weinhoetz of Fond du Lac, Mr. and Mrs. Gorman Leichtnam and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Leichtnam of Abbotsford and Albert Leichtnam.



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