Augusta F. Weingartner

Mrs. Augusta Fredericka Weingartner died at her home here Saturday, Jan.1st, 1916, of pneumonia, aged 81 years, 9 months and 7 days. Deceased was born March 25, 1834 in Dalech, Sachsen, and in 1857 was married to August Trotzer. Mr. Trotzer's health was failing so they moved to America in hopes of his recovery. They settled in New York in 1860 and in 1869 moved to Port Washington where he died in 1872. To this union was born nine children, two of whom survive her, Mrs. Dorothea Girdwood and Fred Trotzer.

In 1873 she was married to John Weingartner, and to this union was born one son, Jacob. Her second husband died about five years after they were married at Milwaukee and shortly afterward she came to Dorchester, Clark County, Wis., where she has made her home ever since.

The last services were held Tuesday at the German Lutheran Church, Rev. Moecker officiating. She was a member of the Ladies Aid, who in a body, marched to the church to pay their last respects to the departed and loved mother. People from out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. Dorothea Girdwood, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Trotzer, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bibby, all of Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Preus and family of Berham, Minn.


Extracted and contributed to this site by from the Dorchester Herald, Dorchester Wisconsin; January 7, 1916.

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