Mrs. Louise Best, one of the oldtime residents of the town of Schleswig, passed to her reward on Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock, at her home in this city, after several weeks’ illness with lagrippe. Decedent, nee Meyer, was born in Mardorf, Hannover, Germany, April 13, 1852. She came to America in 1875 with her sister, and made her home with her brother, who lived at Millhome. She was united in marriage to Carl Best in 1876, and the couple made their home on a farm in Schleswig, near Kiel. For the past three years she has resided in Kiel, where she lived with her son Louis.

Mr. Best died about a year ago. The survivors are two sons and two daughters; one sister and one brother in Germany and one sister in Millhome; also nine grandchildren. The funeral services took place Monday morning at 8 o’clock, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Voss. Rev. W. Rech officiated. The remains were shipped to Thorp, the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dora Mathes, for burial. - 1923

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