Obit: Rau, Katherine M. (1867 –
Contact: Linda Mertens
Surnames: Rau, Kollath, Turner, Jaekel, Genrich
----Source – Anna Johnson’s Scrapbook
Katharine M. Rau (1867 – 12 Oct 1948)
Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine M. Rau, 81, were held from Peace Evangelical and
Reformed church here (Dorchester, Clark Co., WI) at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct 16. The Rev. Fred Kollath, pastor, officiated at the final rites, and a choir sang “Under His Wings,” Rock of Ages,” and “Nearer My god, to Thee.” Pallbearers were George Turner and Harry Turner of Fond du Lac: Wilbert Turner, Milwaukee; Alfred Turner and Walter Turner of Wales, and Edgar Jaekel, Fort Atkinson, all nephews of the deceased. Interment was in the parish cemetery, at the north edge of the village.
Mrs. Rau died Oct. 12 at the home of her son, Henry W. Rau, one mile north of the village, on the farm which she and her husband settled over 50 years ago. Other survivors include six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Relatives and friends from away who attended the funeral services included: Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Rau, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Genrich, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Turner, and Walter Turner, Wales; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Turner and daughter Mathilda, George Turner and son Albert [remainder of clipping cut off]
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