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Lydia Dorthea Jacobson Westphal
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1905
Shawano County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 2007
Shawano County
Wisconsin, USA

Lydia D. Westphal, age 102, formerly of Birnamwood, died on Friday, October 12, 2007 at the Homme Home of Wittenberg under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

She was born on October 5, 1905 in Wittenberg, the daughter of the late Nels and Ida (Anderson) Jacobson.

On July 9, 1931, Lydia was united in marriage to Albert Westphal in Elderon. He preceded her in death on October 27, 1958.

Lydia graduated from Birnamwood High School in 1924 at attended the Wausau Business School. She worked at the former Winkelmans Department Store and Kraft Foods. She was a member of the Homme Home Auxiliary serving as past president and was also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Birnamwood. Lydia always had fond memories of her trip to the Holy Land.

She is survived by two sons, Paul (Dolores) Westphal, New Berlin and Ken Westphal, Tampa Bay, Florida, four grandchildren; Doug, Greg, Amie and Eric and eight great-grandchildren, three sisters; Gerda Lendved, Wittenberg, Nelida Dockstader, Arlington Heights, Il and Joyce Amundson, Minneapolis, Minn.

In addition to her husband and parents, Lydia was preceded in death by four brothers, Carl, Orlando, Ismar and Walter.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, October 15, 2007 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg. Rev. Erik Olson will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Cemetery, Birnamwood. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Homme Home Chapel, Wittenberg and again on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of services at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wittenberg.

Schmidt-Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Family links: 
  Nels E. Jacobson (1876 - 1937)
  Ida Anderson Jacobson (1881 - 1963)
  Albert Arno Westphal (1908 - 1958)*
  Lydia Dorthea Jacobson Westphal (1905 - 2007)
  Carl Johannes Jacobson (1907 - 1987)*
  Orlando Nathaniel Jacobson (1910 - 1992)*
  Ismar Jacobson (1912 - 2005)*
  Walter E Jacobson (1920 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Cemetery
Shawano County
Wisconsin, USA
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Record added: Mar 28, 2010
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Lydia Dorthea <i>Jacobson</i> Westphal
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 Added: Mar. 28, 2010

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