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.Mary Magdalene Bakeman.

contributed by:  Pat Drees

.Marinette .
.April 30, 1906 .


.The death of Mary Magdalene, wife of Henry Bakeman, occurred Monday afternoon at their home in this city, 903 Miller street, in the Second ward. Her final illness was of six months duration, although she had not enjoyed good health for a long period of twenty years.

The deceased was born in Germany 67 years ago, coming to America when 13 years of age. She was married to her surviving husband, Henry Bakeman, in Milwaukee, and for forty years they resided in Grover (originally town of Peshtigo, Oconto County) this county, removing to Marinette about 6 years ago, purchasing the residence which they since occupied.

The husband and six children, Henry, Adolph, August, Arthur, Frank and Mrs. Charles (Emily) May were assembled at the bedsiide of the wife and mother when Death claimed its victim.

Mrs. Bakeman passed through the terrible ordeal of the Peshtigo Fire by seeking refuge in a well.

The funeral will be held Thursday morning at nine o'clock from Our Lady of Lourdes church, the Rev. F. G. Tulley officiating.

.(notes: Oldest son John is not mentioned in this obituary.  Please also see:  Peshtigo Fire Home Page )