Mary #3 (1887 - 1934)
Surnames: Klessig, Kraut, Hartmann
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/28/1934 Klessig, Mary (9 July 1887 - 21 June 1934) Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Curtiss Reformed church for Mrs. Albert Klessig who died at her home Thursday morning at 8 A.M. Her death was caused by a cancer through which she lost her arm about five years ago.
She was born July 9, 1887, in Austria. When she was five years of age Mary Kraut came to the United States with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kraut and moved onto the farm where she spent the rest of her days.
On June 1, 1920 she was united in marriage to Albert Klessig, who rented the Kraut farm after their marriage. Andor Kraut, a nephew, aged nine years, lived with them since infancy. Mrs. Klessig was a member of the Owen American Legion Auxiliary and president of the Ladies’ Aid of the Reformed church.
She leaves to mourn her death, her husband, Albert Klessig and nephew, Andor, at home, her mother, Mrs. Joe Kraut, Sr., a sister, Bertha and three brothers, Frank, Leo and Arthur Kraut, besides a number of other relatives and friends.
Funeral rites were conducted by the Rev. H. K. Hartmann, of Colby, with a local choir furnishing the songs. Eleven girls carried the beautiful floral offerings while five brothers-in-law and a nephew acted as pallbearers. The remains were taken to the Green Grove cemetery for burial.
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