Thursday, Nov, 20, 1913
 

RUTH BRAATZ DIED ON TUESDAY MORNING FROM APOPLEXY OF THE BRAIN
SHE WAS 14 YEARS OLD
 

Ruth Braatz, the 14 year old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Franz Braatz, died on Tuesday morning at 8:00 of apoplexy of the brain. The family lives in Belle Plaine. The young girl had been bothered with this ailment for some time, but lately had felt better. On Tuesday morning she got worse and died. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of all their friends. Besides her parents she is survived by 5 brothers, and her grandmother, Mrs. Carl Nicholaus. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 at the house and then at the St. Martin cemetery.