Obit: Roth, Catherine Elizabeth #2 (1859 - 1924)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Beilfuss, Burke, Heagle, Murphy, Nealis, Neises, Poppe, Roth, Walsdorf

----Sources: The Curtiss Advance (Curtiss, Clark Co., Wisconsin), Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1924

Roth, Catherine Elizabeth (Burke) (9 Feb. 1859 - 27 Nov. 1924)


Mrs. John Roth passed away at her home in the village of Thorp, Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 27th 1924, aged 65 years, 9 months and 18 days. Mrs. Roth had not enjoyed the best of health for some time. Her last illness was marked by its many changes, she would rally time and again and hopes for her recovery at the outset were strong. Everything possible was done for her by friends, relatives and medical aid could suggest. Aided by her strong constitution she battled as she lived firm, uncomplaining and unafraid unto the end.

Catherine E. Burke, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Burke, was born at Kingston, Wis., on Feb 9th 1859. Married to John Roth Dec. 26th 1880, she took up her residence with her husband at Withee, Wisc. Later removing to Thorp, thence to Stanley and after a time returned to Thorp and then to Chippewa Falls, but the call of the old town was too strong and in 1909 they returned to Thorp where she resided the rest of her life. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, John Roth, three daughters, Mrs. Carl Beilfuss of Withee, Mrs. L. P. Waldorf, of Thorp, Mrs. Mark Nealis, of Chicago and two sons, J. Roth of International Falls, Minn., and Bernard Roth. Besides the immediate family she leaves three sisters, Mrs. Mary Murphy of Polley, Wis., Mrs. W. E. Poppe, of L’Anse, Mich., and Mrs. Anse Heagle, of Chippewa Falls, Wis.

Mrs. John Roth was a kind, motherly woman, who lived an exceptionally useful life. Devoting hours of time and effort in bringing cheer and aid to many a weary sick bed. Ever a martyr always a help.

The funeral took place from St. Bernard’s Church on Sunday afternoon last, Rev. John Neises officiating. Interment followed in the Catholic cemetery.

Note: The birth and death dates were verified via the ALHN - Clark County cemetery index of St. Bernard’s, Township of Withee, Wis.



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