Obit: Brown, Bertha (1891 - 1954)
Surnames: Brown, Schulz, John, Brey, Jolivette, Nobel, Rabbe, Ingersoll, Schmidt
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 12/02/1954
Brown, Bertha (17 Mar. 1891 - 26 Nov.
Funeral services for Mrs. Edgar Brown,
63, who died Friday, were held Monday morning at 9:30 at St.
Bernard’s Catholic church. The Rev. Raymond Schulz sang a
requiem high mass and conducted the grave-side services at the
Pallbearers were Alvin John, Charles
Brey, Harris Jolivette, Lloyd Nobel, Charles Raabe, and Kenneth
Mrs. Brown was an invalid for a number of
years and was admitted to St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield,
Wednesday and died there Friday afternoon at 5:00 o’clock. A
rosary service was held Sunday evening at the Zink Funeral Home
where the body lay in state.
Bertha Schmitt was born March 17, 1891 in
Probstau, Czechoslovakia, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt came to Marshfield in June, 1900, and the
first of November came to Abbotsford. On the following Feb. 18,
Mrs. Schmidt and daughter, Bertha, came here. She attended the
Abbotsford school until she was 14 years old.
Her marriage to Edgar Brown took place
during World War I years. They had three sons, the youngest died at
the age of 11.
Surviving are her sons, Frank, of Marshfield; and John, who lives north of Spokane, Washington. Her father, Frank Schmidt, also survives. Grandchildren surviving are the two sons and one daughter of the Frank Browns and five daughters of the John Browns.
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