Obit: Mauritz, Sophia (1896 - 1943)

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Surnames: Mauritz, Thomas, Neuenfeldt, Ellenbacker, Yesse

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/09/1943

Mauritz, Sophia (16 Dec. 1896 - 6 Dec. 1943)

Mrs. John Mauritz of Colby, Wisconsin died at the Marshfield hospital Monday morning after four weeks’ illness at the age of 46 years. Funeral services were held at St. Anthony’s Catholic church in Athens this Thursday morning at 9:00 o’clock, Rev. Norman W. Thomas officiating, and internment followed in the parish cemetery.

Sophia Neuenfeldt was born December 16th, 1896 near Athens and was married to Mr. Mauritz on June 15, 1921. They made their home near Athens until a year ago when they moved to Colby, Wis.

Surviving are the widower; four children, Mrs. Bernard Ellenbacker of Colby, John, Jr., and Frank Mauritz, at home, and Lawrence Mauritz of Abbotsford; her mother, Mrs. Augusta Neuenfeldt of the town of Johnson; a sister, Mrs. Louis Yesse of the town of Johnson; four brothers, Fred Neuenfeldt of North Dakota, George Neuenfeldt of Minnesota, William Neuenfeldt of Dorchester and Edward Neuenfeldt of Hartford and two grand children.



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