Obit: Schroeder, Christiana (1856 - 1949)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Schroeder, Hertzburg, Pagenkopf, Dehmer, Meihack, Luck, Terman, Walk, Grottke, Gloff, Christie, Sollberger, Schmidt, Schumann

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 25, 1949

Schroeder, Christiana (28 March 1856 - August 1949)

Funeral services for Christina Schroeder, 93, were held at 1:30 at the Georgas Funeral Home and at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Saturday, August 20, 1949. The Rev. Adolph Schumann officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Christian Hertzburg was born March 28, 1856, in Germany. She received her education in the schools in Germany and later was married to Carl Schroeder there.

She came to America with her husband when she was 29 years old, locating in Chicago. They continued to live there until 1900, when they moved to the Town of Levis on a farm.

Mr. Schroeder died in 1906. Mrs. Schroeder and her son, Charles, continued to farm until 1916, when they moved to Neillsville. She became ill and had been confined to her bed the past four weeks.

She was an active member in the St. John’s Lutheran Church.

She is survived by three children: Charles and Mrs. Herman (Elsie) Pagenkopf, both of Neillsville and Mrs. Amanda Dehmer of Milwaukee; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Two daughters and one son preceded her in death.

Pallbearers were: Frank Meihack, Frank Luck, William Terman, John Walk, Herbert Grottke and Herman Gloff.

Those in charge of the flowers were Mrs. William Terman, Mrs. Ernest Christie and Miss Helen Sollberger.

Persons from out-of-town attending the services included: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schmidt, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schroeder, all of Oshkosh; and Victory Pagenkopf of Rockton, Ill.



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