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Wilhelmina Louise Riese Abitz
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Birth: May 4, 1853, Germany
Death: Mar. 14, 1944
Wausau
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA

Obit from Wausau Daily Herald:

Mrs. Wilhelmina Abitz, 91, died yesterday afternoon at 12:20 o'clock at the home of her son, Otto J. Abitz, 1014 S. Seventh Avenue, with whom she made her home. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at the Helke funeral home, with the Rev. H. C. Stahmer, pastor of Wesley Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove cemetery. The body is at the funeral home.

Wilhelmina Reasa was born May 14, 1852, in Germany and came to America in 1867, locating here 62 years ago. She was married December 24, 1874, in Monroe to Christian Abitz, who died May 28, 1927. Surviving are three sons, William Abitz, 407 West street, Fred Abitz, town of Rib Mountain, and Otto Abitz; a daughter, Mrs. R. W. Burger, Waukesha; 14 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Otto Abitz is a captain in the fire department.

NOTE: Whoever wrote up the obituary may not have had the correct info. Louise Wilhelmine Riese was born May 4, 1853, per her birth records listed in the Petznick church records. 
 
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 Parents:
  Johann Riese (1824 - 1890)
  Johanna Louisa Ohm Riese (1823 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Christian Frederick Abitz (1838 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  William Martin Abitz (1875 - 1950)*
  Frederick Martin Abitz (1878 - 1965)*
  Ida M Abitz Berger (1878 - 1967)*
  Otto Julius Abitz (1895 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  August Friedrich Riese (1846 - 1919)*
  John Fred Reasa (1849 - 1931)*
  Wilhelmina Louise Riese Abitz (1853 - 1944)
  William F Reasa (1858 - 1924)*
  Mathilda Augusta Rease Pratt (1863 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Wausau
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Mike Riese
Record added: Sep 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76301314
Wilhelmina Louise <i>Riese</i> Abitz
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