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Margaret Kercher Kraft
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1857, Russia
Death: Feb. 5, 1937
Greeley County
Nebraska, USA

Funeral Rites Are Held For Aged Woman

Last Rites were held for Mrs. Margretta Kraft at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sunday afternoon, Rev. Walter Chittenden officiating. Pallbearers were J. J. Cox, Allen Ogden, L. E. Loomer, A. A. Klein, Henry Hayden, Joe Bergantzel and interment was at Hillside cemetery. Mrs. Kraft passed away Friday morning following several months of failing health due to the infirmities of age.

OBITUARY Margretta Kercher was born in Russia January 21, 1857 and passed away at her home in Wolbach February 5, 1937 at the age of 80 years and 9 days.

She was united in marriage to Peter Kraft. To this union 8 children were born: Jake of Alliance, Peter of Grainton, Margretta of Haigler and Charles, Henry and Philip all of Wolbach. Two children, Fred and Christiana preceded their mother in death.

Mr. Kraft died December 8, 1910. Mr. and Mrs. Kraft came to this Country early in their married life. They have made their home in or near Wolbach for about 30 years.

Besides her children she leaves 22 grand children, one great grand daughter, one brother and a host of friends. She was a hard working woman, a faithful mother, a neighbor worth having and a loyal student of the bible. She was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, February 11, 1937, transcribed by Linda Berney

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  Peter Kraft (1854 - 1910)
  Jacob Kraft (1881 - 1963)*
  Peter Kraft (1885 - 1958)*
  Carl Charles Kraft (1886 - 1959)*
  Henry J Kraft (1890 - 1968)*
  Fred Manual Kraft (1898 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
Greeley County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 4, Lot 31, no marker
Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Oct 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60942706
Margaret <i>Kercher</i> Kraft
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