Obit: Smith, Augusta (1870 - 1937)

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Surnames: Smith, Balthazor, Becker, Homm, Beebe, Koffarnus, Golbertson, Heck, Zimmerman

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/27/1937

Smith, Augusta (10 May 1870 - 18 May 1937)

Funeral services for Mrs. Augusta Smith, 67, Abbotsford, who died at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28 at St. Agnes’ hospital, Fond du Lac, following a six weeks’ illness, were held Friday. Private funeral services were held at noon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. F. Balthazor, Fond du Lac, after which the body was taken to Immanuel Trinity Lutheran church where rites were held at 2 p.m. The Rev. J. H. Becker officiated and burial took place at a Rosendale cemetery.

Mrs. Smith was born at Krumke, Germany, on May 10, 1870, and came to the United States at the age of 12, locating in the town of Lemartins. She was married at Ripon on Oct. 9, 1890, to William F. Smith. After their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Smith lived on a farm in the town of Lemartins until 1901 when they moved to Curtiss. Mr. Smith died three years ago last March.

Surviving Mrs. Smith are seven sons, Edward and Rollie, Eldorado; Albert, Curtiss; Frank and Ray, Owen; William, Withee; and Elden, Abbotsford; and six daughters, Mrs. Fred Homan, Owen; Mrs. Victor Beebe, Loveland, Col.; Mrs. A. F. Balthazor, Fond du Lac; Mrs. Arthur Koffarnus, Abbotsford; Mrs. Engman Golbertson, town of Byron; and Miss Delia Smith, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Two sisters, Mrs. John Heck and Miss Tillie Zimmerman, Ripon, and 29 grandchildren also survive.



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