Obit: Witte, Augusta (1884 - 1963)


Surnames: Witte, Koeppen, Kops

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/07/1963

Witte, Augusta (16 JUN 1884 - 1 MAR 1963)

Funeral services for Mrs. Augusta Witte, who died March 1, 1963 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at the Lulloff Funeral Home at Colby.

The Rev. Carl Serr officiated at the service. Burial was made at the Green Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jerry Vrana, Ervin Schultz, Arthur Schultz, and Emil Horner.

Mrs. Witte was born in Germany on June 16, 1884. She was the former Augusta Koeppen. She was married to William Witte on May 25, 1921. Mr. Witte was killed in a farm accident Aug. 28, the same year.

She was a resident of Colby for many years, and in August 1962, moved to the Leahy Nursing Home in Abbotsford, where she resided until she was admitted to St. Joseph's Hospital at Marshfield two weeks ago.

She is survived by one sister, Mrs. August (Bertha) Kops of Colby. Preceding her in death are two brothers, Herman and Otto Koeppen.



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