Obit: Matti, Adolph (1898 - 1941)

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Surnames: Matti, Dimmitt

 

----Source: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/04/1941

 

Matti, Adolph (24 JAN 1898 - 24 SEP 1941)

 

Funeral services for Adolph Matti, whos sudden death occurred Wednesday afternoon of last week, were held at 2:00 o’clock Saturday afternoon at the Evangelical and Reformed Church and were attended by a large congregation of relatives and friends.  Rev. Harold M. Burt, pastor of the church, officiated, using as a sermon text, Luke 12:40, "Be ye therefore also ready."  Musical selections were rendered by Rev. and Mrs. Burt: "Sometime We’ll Understand," and "Jesus Lover of My Soul."  Burial was in the lot beside the remains of his brother Armen in Mentor Cemetery.

 

Adolph Fred Matti was born in Zweisemmenne, Canton Berne, Switzerland, on Jan. 24, 1898, and died at his home east of Humbird (Clark Co.), Wis., Sept. 24, 1941, at the age of 43 years, 8 months and 7 days.

 

He came to this country with his three brothers, Ernest, Arnold and Armen, at the age of twelve years, on Feb. 24, 1910.  Deceased made his home with his brothers, Albert and Emil, on their farm east of Humbird.

 

On Nov. 8, 1921, he was united in marriage with Miss Nellie Dimmitt.  To this union were born four children: Robert George, Richard Arnold, Janice Marie and James Dale, who with their mother, are the immediate family mourning his untimely death.

 

Mr. Matti is survived also by his brothers, Jacob, Albert, and Arnold, who reside here, and Ernest, who is in Minnesota.  At the old home in Switzerland, an aged mother, two brothers, and one sister survive.  His brother Emil, one with whom he stayed after coming to this country, was last heard from in France about two years ago.  His brother Armen, one of the four coming to America, died at Camp Grant during the flu epidemic in 1918.

 

Relatives who came from away to attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs….(the rest of my copy was cut off)

 

 


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