Obituary of Frederick Matzke - August 24, 1901
Original Brown County Democrat.
August ??, 1901 (date of death was 8-24-1901)
The death of Fred Matzke took place at his home in the town of DePere last Saturday morning after several month's illness with bronchitis, followed by dropsey.
Mr. Matzke was a well known old
He is survived by a widow and ten
who mourn the loss of a husband and father. The children are:
August of Glenmore
Mathias of Preble
Anna (Mrs. W. Fonder) of
Mary (Mrs. A. Radke) of
Rose (Mrs. Joseph Kaster) of DePere
Paul of Glenmore
Theresa (Mrs. J. Becher) of Preble
Lizzie (Mrs. Emil Daisch) of
Philip at home
of these except Mrs.
Fonder attended the funeral which was held from
St. Mary's Church
Monday morning. Solemn
requiem mass was sung by Rev. Father
Verstegen assisted by Rev. Father Smitz and
Gallagher as deacon and
sub-deacon, after which the remains were
followed to their last
resting place by a large concourse of
mourning relatives and friends, giving proof of the esteem in which the deceased was held. The pallbearers were: John Dollar, John Doherty, H. Dollar, J. Dernback, F. Biebel, and C. Kaster.
Mrs. Matzke and children wish to express their thanks to all neighbors and friends who so kindly assisted them during their bereavement.