Obit: Hermann, Bertha (1893 - 1951)
Surnames: Herrmann, Ebert, Puhlmann, Ruprich, Awe, Horn, Schmidt, Wessel, Van Rooy, Blair, Erbsen, Braun, Schwartz, Liebzidt, Zillmann, Buettner
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/10/1951
Hermann, Bertha (6 Sept. 1893 - 7 May 1951)
Mrs. Oscar Herrmann, nee Bertha Ebert, passed away at her home in the town of Colby Monday, May 7, at 7:40 P.M., cancer being the cause of her death. She had been bed ridden since January 1. Funeral services will be held at the First Ev. and Reformed church, Rev. F. P. Puhlmann officiating, Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock. The body will lie in state at the Lulloff Funeral Home until 11:00 A.M. this Thursday morning and at the church from 11:00 until 2:00 P.M.
Mrs. Herrmann was born in the town of Green Grove on September 6, 1893. thus reaching the age of 57 years, eight months and one day. She was married to Oscar Herrmann in Colby, Wisconsin on December 18, 1917, after which they moved onto a farm in the town of Colby where she made her home ever since.
Surviving are five children, Mrs. Arnold (Ruth) Ruprich of Dorchester, Mrs. Royal (Irene) Awe of Colby, Clinton Herrmann of Shannon, Ill., and Edward and Kenneth, at home; one sister, Mrs. Ida Horn of Greenwood; two brothers, Walter Ebert of Loyal and Herman Ebert of Dover, Minn., and two grand sons. Her husband preceded her in death and one daughter and one brother died in infancy.
Mrs. Herrmann was a faithful member of the First Ev. and Reformed church and the Women’s Guild of that congregation. She was also faithful to her family, always thinking first of their welfare and always endeavoring to cheerfully perform her duties.
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/17/1951
Funeral services for Mrs. Oscar Herrmann, whose death was chronicled last week, were held Thursday afternoon at the First Evang. and Reformed church, Rev. F. P. Puhlmann officiating, and burial was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Woodrow Tesmer sang "Beautiful Isles of Somewhere" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Pall bearers were nephews, Richard, Glenn and Alphonse Herrmann, Harold and Glenn Horn and Alfred Schmidt. Flowers were in charge of Adolph Wessel, Mrs. Harold Horn, Mrs. Alphonse Herrmann, Mrs. Harold Van Rooy, Mrs. Eugene Blair and Miss Lois Ebert.
Out of town relatives and friends here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Herrmann and Mrs. Arthur Erbsen of Shannon, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Ruprich and son of Dorchester, Mrs. Ida Horn and Glenn, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Horn, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Wessel, Mrs. Otto Horn, Mrs. Hubert Horn, Mrs. Ed Braun, Mrs. Ewald Schwartz and Mrs. Clara Liebzist, all of Greenwood, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ebert and daughter of Loyal, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Zillmann of Baldwin, Mrs. Harold Herrmann and James of Milwaukee, Charles Schmidt and Alfred of Milan, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Blair of Spencer and Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Buettner of Riplinger.
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