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Albert Friedrich Wilhelm Braatz
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1866
Death: May 2, 1947
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA

Albert Braatz, 80, Dies Friday Noon

Funeral Rites To Be Held at Immanuel Lutheran Church Monday

Albert F. Braatz, 80, 911 A. Vine street, died at St. Joseph's Hospital at 12:50 noon May 2, of old age complications.

Funeral services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. G.M. Krueger officiating. Burial will be made in Hillside cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Hansen Funeral Home from this evening until time of the funeral Monday.

Mr. Braatz was born Sept. 1, 1866 [Sept. 6], in Germany, and at the age of 3 years came to the United States with his parents, who settled at Shawano.

Mr. Braatz later moved from Shawano to Athens and there he was married to Ann Krohn in 1877 [1888]. The couple moved to Montana where Mrs. Braatz died. Later he returned to Athens and was married to Clara Ebert in 1931 [1928]. His second wife is also deceased.

Three years ago Mr. Braatz moved to Marshfield to make his home with his daughter, Mrs. Jake Krasin, at 911 S. Vine street.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Jake (Hattie) Krasin, Marshfield; Mrs. Harry (Ruth) Hitchcock, Naves, Minn., Mrs. Gordon (Esther) King, Naselle, Wash., Mrs. Cecil (Edith) Morgan, Los Angeles, Calif.; and a son, David Braatz, Marshfield. Three children died in infancy. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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Braatz Rites Held Monday Afternoon

Services Conducted at Immanuel Lutheran Church

The Rev. G. M. Krueger conducted the funeral services at Immanuel Lutheran Church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, for Albert F. Braatz, 80, who died at St. Joseph's Hospital here on May 2 of old age complications. Burial was made in Hillside cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lyle Krasin, Lambert Krasin, Emil Larson, LeRoy Behrens, Karl Braatz, and Arno Krueger.

The floral offerings were in charge of Miss Fay Braatz, Miss Hilda Braatz, and Mrs. LeRoy Behrens.

Mrs. George Pingel, Mrs. Arnold Korth, Mrs. Otis Ferrel, Mrs. Oscar Witt, and Miss Eleanore Wendt, accompanied by Mrs. Pingel at the organ, sang, "Asleep in Jesus," and "Oh How Blest Are Ye."

Out-of-town people who attended the rites were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hitchcock, Nevis, Minn.; Gordon King, Naselle, Wash.; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Larson, Miss Ruth Krasin, and Arno Krueger, all of Potter; Karl Braatz, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Krohn and Mr. and Mrs. John Krohn, Wisconsin Rapids; and Mr. and Mrs. Arno Krohn, Mrs. William [Louise] Ehlert, and Mr. and Mrs. Weber, Shawano.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Friedrich C. Wilhelm Braatz (1831 - 1887)
  Ernstine Henriette Wendt Braatz (1824 - 1891)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Martha Amilia Krohn Braatz (1868 - 1916)
  Clara Caroline Ebert Braatz (1866 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Elsbeth Braatz*
  Hedwig Braatz Krasin (1890 - 1956)*
  David William August Braatz (1892 - 1948)*
  Ruth M. Braatz Hitchcock (1897 - 1985)*
  Arnold Rufus Herman Braatz (1904 - 1904)*
  Edith Bertha Braatz Curry (1906 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  August Hermann Carl Braatz (1857 - 1940)*
  Emilie Caroline Braatz (1859 - 1862)*
  Albertina Wilhelmine Braatz Raddant (1860 - 1920)*
  Louise Marie Bertha Braatz Ehlert (1863 - 1931)*
  Albert Friedrich Wilhelm Braatz (1866 - 1947)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Marshfield
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Ruhe Sanft
Record added: Jun 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70905654
Albert Friedrich Wilhelm Braatz
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