Obit: Schmitt, Susanna (1870 - 1952)
Surnames: Schmitt, Beschta, Kunze, Ohlinger, Schraufnagel, Apfelbeck, Haebig, Kaiser, Peterson, Steines, Kirsch, Zero
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/15/1952
Schmitt, Susanna (15 Dec. 1870 - 8 May 1952)
Miss Susanna Schmitt passed away at the age of 81 years at the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital, where she had been a patient for nearly a week, last Thursday, a heart ailment being the cause of her death. Funeral services were held Monday morning at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Rev. N. B. Beschta officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Joseph Kunze, John Ohlinger, Leonard Schraufnagel, Leo Apfelbeck, Carl Apfelbeck and Ben Apfelbeck.
Miss Schmitt was born at LeRoy on December 15, 1870, and lived there until she was 20 years old when she moved to the town of Hull with her parents. Since that time she made her home near and in Colby with the exception of 10 years when she was employed in Chicago.
She leaves a brother, Alphonse J. Schmitt of Colby and two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Mary) Haebig and Mrs. Peter (Clara) Kaiser, both of Marshfield. Five brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.
Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Haebig, Mrs. Bernard Haebig and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kaiser and daughter, Marcella, of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Haebig, daughter, Diane and son, Kenneth, of Wausau, Mrs. Anna Schmitt and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Schmitt of Athens, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Peterson and Mr. and Mrs. Emery Schmitt of Abbotsford, Isadore Schmitt of Medford, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Steines, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kirsch and Mr. and Mrs. Matt Kaiser, of Stratford, Mrs. Angela Zero of Evanston, Ill.
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