Obit: Kraut, Marie (1855 - 1945)
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Surnames: Kraut, Klingeberger, Thompson, Bulgrin, Koerner, Klessig, Jakel, Peterson, Fahrenbach, Hoff, Smith, Hennlich, Zuelke, Law, Sorenson, Vorland, Horn, Karsten, Moeller

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/21/1945

Kraut, Marie (27 May 1855 - 20 June 1945)

Mrs. M. Kraut, age 90, passed away at her home in the village at 5:15 A.M. Wednesday morning, June 20. Funeral arrangements have not been completed but will probably be held on Saturday afternoon from the Ev. and Reformed church at Curtiss, Wis.

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 06/28/1945

The Rev. J. C. Klingeberger of Immanuel Evangelical and Reformed church, Greenwood, conducted funeral rites Saturday afternoon for Mrs. Marie Kraut, 90, who died of old age complications at 5:15 a.m. June 20th at her home in Curtiss, Wis. Internment took place in the Green Grove church cemetery.

During the service Mrs. Esther Thompson and Mrs. DuWayne Bulgrin sang two hymns. Miss Elaine Jakel was the accompanist.

Pall bearers were Ervin Koerner, Ray and Bill Klessig, Harry Peissig, Charles Jakel and Henry Peterson. In charge of the flowers were Evelyn Fahrenbach, Kathryn Peterson, Myrtle Hoff, Loretta Smith, and Emily Ann Hennlich.

Mrs. Kraut was born in Austria May 27, 1855. In 1893 the family came to America and settled on a farm in the Town of Green Grove, near Curtiss, the Krauts later retiring and moving to the village. Her husband died in August, 1900.

Surviving are a daughter, Miss Bertha Kraut, at home; two sons, Arthur, at home and Leo of Yakima, Wash.; 14 grand children, and 12 great grand children. Two sons, Joseph and Frank, and a daughter, Mrs. Mary Klessig, preceded her in death.

Relatives and friends from out of town at the funeral were Mrs. William Zuelke and Mrs. Leo Kraut, Jr., Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Art Law and Mr. and Mrs. Ned Law, Stratford; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sorenson, Longwood; Mrs. Gorton Vorland, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. William Horn, and Miss Martha Horn, of Greenwood; Mrs. Bertha Karsten, Abbotsford; and Mrs. Herman Moeller and Mrs. Clara Kraut, Chicago.



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