|Death: ||Jan. 25, 1972|
"A Muskego woman who founded the women's auxiliary of the Waukesha County Farm bureau, died Tuesday, Jan 25.
She was Mrs. Addie Berger (nee Freede), 87 a resident of Methodist Manor.
Mrs. Berger organized the women's group at her farm home in the summer of 1921. She was active in the state organization and represented Wisconsin at a national convention at which President Calvin Coolidge spoke.
Mrs. Berger was born on the farm which she and her husband later purchased from her father, Charles Freede. Her grandfather, Jacob Siegel, who purchased the same farm in 1867 , also owned the flouring mill and dam at Little Muskego lake until the mill burned in 1876.
The farm is now part of the Fountainwood area of Muskego. The homestead house is at the end of the present Berger Ln.
Mr. and Mrs. Berger celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on June 14, 1959.
Mrs. Berger is survived by her husband Harry, of Methodist Manor; sons, Kermit of Sioux City, Iowa, William (May) of Mondovi, Wis., and Milton Robert (Julia) of DePere, Wis; a sister, Elizabeth (James) Frederickson, and 16 grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.
Memorial services were held Friday, Jan. 28, at the Methodist Manor. Burial was ion the Rochester, Wis. cemetery. The F.J. Borgwardt and Sons funeral home of Hales Corners had charge of the arrangements."
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Record added: Nov 12, 2009
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