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Ruth M. Browning Licht
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1893
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1945
Tonawanda
Erie County
New York, USA

Death Takes Mother And Grandmother Of 6 Servicemen

Death struck down the mother of six Tonawandas' servicemen yesterday only a few hours after her own mother had died following a short illness.

Mrs. Ruth Licht, 51, of 46 Grant street passed away yesterday afternoon at her home. She is the mother of eleven children, six of whom are in various branches of the Armed Forces. Sgt. Franklin Licht is stationed at Camp Gruber, Okla. Cpl. Wilson Licht is serving at Camp Gordon, Ga. Sgt. Reuben Licht is fighting in France. Pvt. Steve Licht is in New Guinea. Seaman 2/c Donald is at sea with U. S. Navy, and Seaman 1/c Herman Licht is at Camp Peary, Va. One son, Elmer W. Licht is still at home.

Besides her husband Rueben, Mrs. Licht is survived by her sons, four daughters, eight grandchildren, and two brothers. Her four daughters are: Mrs. Peter Martin, Mrs. Geraldine Razey, Mrs. John Kornecker, and Mrs. Edward Ringler, all of the Tonawandas. Her two brothers are Franklin and Charles Browning.

Mrs. Licht's mother, Mrs. Amelia Browning, 68, of 38 William street died yesterday morning, just a few hours before her daughter.

Mrs. Browning's funeral will be held Monday at 8:30 a.m. from the residence and at 9 a.m. from the St. Francis church, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. John A. Weismantel officiating.

Services for Mrs. Licht will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the residence on Grant street. The Rev. Clarence Hamel will conduct the rites.

Mother and daughter will be buried in the City cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Charles Browning (1874 - 1932)
  Amelia Geisler Browning (1876 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Reuben A. Licht (1891 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Mildred G Licht Martin (1913 - 1968)*
  Franklin Reuben Licht (1915 - 2000)*
  Woodrow Wilson Licht (1916 - 1972)*
  Audrey L. Licht Kornaker (1918 - 1968)*
  Hazel A. Licht Ringler (1919 - 1979)*
  Warren Licht (1920 - 1921)*
  Reuben A. Licht (1921 - 1984)*
  Stevenson Eugene Licht (1923 - 1977)*
  Betty J. Licht (1924 - 1930)*
  Elmer C. Licht (1933 - 1995)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ruth M. Browning Licht (1893 - 1945)
  Stevenson Eugene Browning (1900 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City Cemetery
Tonawanda
Erie County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Hank Gillette
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64257329
Ruth M. <i>Browning</i> Licht
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Ruth M. <i>Browning</i> Licht
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