Obit: Klessig, Caroline (1872 - 1949)

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Surnames: Klessig, Kobs, Puhlmann, Marquardt, Lemmer, Schleiman, Mandel

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/26/1949

Klessig, Caroline (17 Jan. 1872 - 22 May 1949)

Mrs. Christ Klessig, age 77, whose husband died last month, died at 6:00 a.m. Sunday at the home farm in the town of Hoard, Curtiss, where her son in law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Kobs now reside. She had been in poor health for some time and suffered a stroke last week Tuesday. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Curtiss Evangelical and Reformed church, Rev. F. P. Puhlmann officiating, and internment was made in the Pine Hill cemetery. Pall bearers were Kenneth and John Kobs, Norman Marquardt, Ely and Gerald Klessig and Clarence Lemmer.

Mrs. Klessig, the former Caroline Schleiman, was born in Germany January 17, 1872, and came to America when a young girl. She was married at Rantoul, Calumet county on November 3, 1891, to Christ Klessig, who died April 20 of this year. The Klessigs had moved to their present farm in 1902.

Surviving are three daughters and five sons, Mrs. Herman (Alma) Marquardt, Rothschild, Mrs. Hugo (Ella) Kobs, Curtiss, Mrs. Albert (Dorothy) Mandel, Colby; Albert and William Klessig, Curtiss; Helmuth Klessig, Louisburg, Tenn.; Raymond Klessig, Adak, Alaska; and Harold Klessig, Colby, Wis.

 

 


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