Mrs Sophia Boerne Dietz 84, a respect life-long resident of
Posey county and the widow of William Dietz, a Marrs township farmer, died at Sunday (20 Sep 1953) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Will K. Thomas, 118 West Ninth street.
Illness of two months was fatal to Mrs. Dietz.
The husband died in 1934.
The body of Mrs. Dietz is at the Weisinger
Funeral Home. It will remain there until Tuesday when it will be taken to Salem
Evangelical and Reformed Church in Marrstownship, of which the deceased had been a member for many
years. Rev. Donald Eaton, Salem pastor, will conduct the funeral service
at Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Savah (Salem UCC)
The deceased was born in the West Franklin vicinity, the daughter of Adam Boerner and Wilhelmina BurgdorfBoerner. She spent most of her life in Marrstownship but for the last 20 years had resident with
the daughter, Mrs. Thomas.
Surviving, in addition to the daughter, are two son, John and
Arthur, Evansville; eight grandchildren and six great -g randchildren;
three sisters, Mrs. Carie Grebe, Marrs
township, Mrs. LulzZuspann,
Marrs Township and Mrs. Ed Strupp,
Eastern Blk Twp and a brother Chris Boerner, Marrs.
A son William died a year ago and a son Oscar, died five years
Sep 22, 1953
Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at Salem Evangelical
and Reformed Church and Salem cemetery in Marrstownship for Mrs. Sophia E. Boerner
Dietz, 84, widow of William Dietz, a Marrs township
farmer. Mrs. Dietz died early Sunday (20 Sep 1953) at the home of her son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Will K. Thomas, 118 W. Ninth St.
Eaton pastor of SalemChurch, of which the deceased had been a member
for many years, was the officiating minister. Pallbearers were John Krug,
John Roth, Adam Grabert, Albert Grebe, Edward Strupp and Adam Boerner.