Obit: Wittkamp, Bertha (1866 - 1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Wittkamp, Brandy, Berhoff, Fluegel,
Schwanebeck, Jacobson, Scholtz, Moog
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) May 27, 1954
Wittkamp, Bertha (7 March 1866 - 18 May
Mrs. Bertha Wittkamp, 88, died May 18, 1954, at
her home in Cherokee, Ia. Funeral services were held
Saturday, May 22, with the Rev. A. A. Moog officiating.
Burial was in the Sherwood Cemetery.
body was brought to Neillsville and lay in state at the Georgas
Funeral Home until noon Saturday when it was taken to St.
John’s Lutheran Church at Sherwood.
Mrs. Wittkamp was born in Germany on March 7,
1866. She was married in Germany, to Reinhold Wittkamp, after
which she and her husband came to America and settled in
Chicago. They farmed in the Sherwood area for over 40 years
and for the past 10 years had lived in Iowa.
is survived by a son, O. A. Wittkamp, Cherokee, Ia., and one
daughter, Mrs. Leslie (Ella) Bandy of Los Angeles,
Deceased members of her family are her husband,
who died in November 1942, one daughter and one
was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Sherwood and
the Ladies Aid.
Pallbearers were: Joe Fluegel, Paul, Glenn and
Lester Schwanebeck, Joe Jacobson and Ralph
The following from out of town attended the rites: A. O. Wittkamp, Cherokee, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bandy, Los Angeles, Cal.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Berhoff, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. David Wittkamp, Marshfield.
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