Obit: Willecke, Bertha Dorothy (1887 – 1967)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Willecke

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/15/1967

------ Willecke, Bertha Dorothy (13 MAY 1887 – 13 JUN 1967)

Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Willecke, 80, Unity, who died at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, Tuesday, June 13, at 12:30 p.m., will be held Friday, June 16. The Rev. Robert Sutherland will conduct the services at 2 o’clock at Trinity Lutheran church, Unity. Interment will be made in the church cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, beginning Thursday morning.

Bertha Dorothy Willecke, a resident of the Unity area the past 44 years, was born May 13, 1887, at Hadersleben, Germany, and was educated there. She was married there in 1910 to Karl Willecke. He was employed there as a carpenter and continued in that trade after the couple came to Unity in 1923.

Mrs. Willecke is a member of Trinity Lutheran church.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Gerhard Willecke of Appleton, and two grand children.

Preceding her in death were one brother and four sisters.



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