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Willimena "Mina" Reitz Kerner
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1891
Coolspring (Jefferson County)
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 1951
Adrian Mines
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA

Willimena Reitz is the daughter of Peter David Reitz and Elizageth E. Reitz (nee Funk). She married Oria Edward Kerner.

Obituary obtained at the Punxsutawney Historical and Genealogical Society:
Mrs. O. E. Kerner Died in Hospital.
Mrs. Will Mena Kerner, 69, wife of Oria E. Kerner, of Coolspring, died yesterday in the Adrian Hospital after an illness of three weeks. The deceased, a lifelong resident of Coolspring, was born there Sept. 14, 1891, a daughter of Peter and Elizabeth Funk Reitz.
Her marriage to Mr. Kerner took place April, 1914.
She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Coolspring.
Surviving are her husband and 10 sons and daughters: Arnold, of Emerickville; Mrs. Oscar Seger, of Rossiter; Edward of Creekside; Darl, Mrs. Ralph Shaffer, John and Mrs. Vernon Smith, of Coolspring, and Josephine, Pollie and Jack at home.
Other survivors include four brothers and sisters; Mrs. Dora Geist of Wyandotte, Mich.; Frank Reitz of Coolspring; Alfred Reitz, of Anita, and Mrs. Rose Brocious of Brookville R. D., and 10 grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the Morrison Funeral Home, where services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o`clock. The Rev. Edward Ingersoll will officiate, and interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Coolspring.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter David Reitz (1843 - 1917)
  Elizabeth E. Funk Reitz (1849 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Oria Edward Kerner (1887 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Edward O Kerner (1919 - 1985)*
  Mazy W. Kerner Shaffer (1920 - 2013)*
  Josephine May Kerner (1922 - 2005)*
  Betty Jean Kerner (1925 - 1925)*
  Infant Kerner (1926 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Emma Reitz Hetrick (1866 - 1928)**
  Levina Catherine Reitz Dinger (1876 - 1951)*
  Samuel Thomas Reitz (1877 - 1907)*
  Peter David Reitz (1883 - 1949)*
  Elizabeth Leah Reitz Stewart (1888 - 1926)*
  Willimena Reitz Kerner (1891 - 1951)
  Rosa Ann Reitz Geist (1896 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Coolspring Cemetery
Coolspring (Jefferson County)
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76115979
Willimena Mina <i>Reitz</i> Kerner
Added by: Tammie Heasley
 
Willimena Mina <i>Reitz</i> Kerner
Added by: Tammie Heasley
 
 
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- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
 
 
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