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Mary Anna Goblirsch Singer
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1871
Beaver Falls
Renville County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1947
Renville County
Minnesota, USA

Mary Anna Goblirsch was born in Beaver Falls Township, Renville County, Minnesota, on 04 April 1871, to Michael and Katherina Weis Goblirsch. On 01 September 1891, she married Michael Singer in Bird Island. After their marriage, they moved to Morton where he operated a blacksmith shop.

Although Mary was devoted to making a home for her husband and family, she found time to make numerous friends and was a constant worker in the Catholic Church. She was a member of the St. Johnís Catholic Church Altar Society and a charter member of Cretin Court of Womenís Catholic Order of Foresters.

Mrs. Singer lived in Morton continuously since her marriage and she will always be remembered in the community as a woman of the most sterling qualities. She went through life bearing her burdens with courage and fortitude. Everyone who knew her considered her a friend and a good neighbor.

Mary Anna Goblirsch Singer died (from colon cancer) at her home in Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, on Friday, 10 January 1947, after an illness of five months.

She was mourned by her three daughters, Barbara Gibbons of Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Mary Kinney and Katherine Kleeman of Morton; three sons, George J. Singer of San Diego, California, and Lawrence and Thomas Singer of Morton. Maryís husband, Michael, and one son, Michael, Jr., preceded her in death.

Four sisters, Mrs. Barbara Martineau of Bemidji, Mrs. Ann Hopman of Park Place, Oregon, Mrs. Alex Arnold of Vesta, and Mrs. George Wacek of Olivia; and two brothers, Joseph Goblirsch of Vesta and Michael Jacob Goblish of North Redwood, mourned her death.

Friends and relatives from a distance who attended the last rites were, Mrs. Barbara Gibbons of Grand Forks, North Dakota, Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Goblish of North Redwood, Mr. and Mrs. George Wacek and family of Olivia, Mrs. Alex Arnold of Vesta, Mrs. Joseph Goblirsch of Vesta, Mrs. John Goblirsch and daughter, Suzanne, of Lucan, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hopman and family of Vesta, Mrs. Howard Truax and son, Merle, Vesta; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brey, Lucan; Mrs. Edward Wertish of Olivia, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Goblirsch of Milroy, and Mrs. George Goblirsch of Vesta.

The funeral service for Mary was conducted at St. Johnís Catholic Church at 9 a.m. on Monday, 13 January 1947, by the Reverend Father Schaefer. Interment followed in Calvary Cemetery in Morton, Renville County, Minnesota.

Pallbearers were George H. Angermeyer, Charles Machacek, Arthur Wilt, Matt Mahlum, Ambrose Dallenhach, and Julius Blume.
Family links: 
  Michael Goblirsch (1847 - 1929)
  Katharina Weis Goblirsch (1848 - 1908)
  Michael Laurence Singer (1866 - 1933)*
  Michael F. Singer (1903 - 1937)*
  Lawrence V. Singer (1905 - 1958)*
  Katherine Singer Kleeman (1908 - 2000)*
  Thomas Singer (1911 - 1977)*
  Mary Anna Goblirsch Singer (1871 - 1947)
  Anna Hattie Goblirsch Hopman (1880 - 1950)*
  Michael Jacob Goblish (1884 - 1953)*
  Francis Goblirsch (1887 - 1914)*
  Bertha Mary Goblirsch Wacek (1889 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johns Catholic Church Cemetery
Renville County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Ruthy Goblirsch Sturgill
Originally Created by: Dave Weiss
Record added: Apr 22, 2011
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Mary Anna <i>Goblirsch</i> Singer
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Mary Anna <i>Goblirsch</i> Singer
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RIP, dear great-aunt, Mary.
- Ruthy Goblirsch Sturgill
 Added: Jan. 22, 2016

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