Obit: Kuntz, Augusta (1866 - 1943)

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Surnames: Kuntz, Graham, Witt, Leatherdale

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/28/1943

Kuntz, Augusta (29 AUG 1866 - 24 OCT 1943)

Mrs. Augusta Kuntz, 77, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Graham here (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) Sunday, Oct. 24, 1943, after an illness of several weeks duration.

The deceased was born in Hamburg, Germany on Aug. 20, 1866. She came to America in 1867 with her parents and lived at Lomira, Wis., until 12 year of age. At that time they moved to the Township of Edson and later to a farm in the Town of Worden.

She was united in marriage to Albert Kuntz on Jan. 5, 1887 at Chippewa Falls. The family moved to the village in 1910 and this has been her home until death.

Mr. Kuntz passed away in July 1928. Surviving are one son, Albert of Milwaukee; four daughters, Miss Augusta Kuntz and Ella (Mrs. George Witt) of Milwaukee, Mary (Mrs. Bert Leatherdale of Fifield, Wis., Dorothy (Mrs. Frank Graham) of Thorp; 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. F.H. Sprengler at the Thorp Funeral Home at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 27th, with interment in the Worden Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Fred Hedler, Ebbe Cook, Art Olson, Alfred Kass, Ed Beller and John Hickman.



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