Bertha Thielke Sheboygan Press September 17, 1941
Kiel—(Special—Mrs. Carl Thielke 78, died at her home, 919 N. Sixth Street, Tuesday. She had been ill six months. Nee Bertha Figge, daughter of Henry and Fredericka Figge, she was born in Plymouth on May 22, 1863. Her father died when she was 10 months old and her mother married Anton Klemme of town Schleswig two years later. She was better known as Bertha Klemme. On January 11, 1885, she married Mr. Thielke on the old Carl Thielke homestead, five miles east of Kiel, in town Schleswig, the Rev. Martin Denninger, then pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Louis Corners, performing the ceremony. The couple lived on the homestead for 33 years and in November 1917, sold it and moved to the3 present residence. Mrs. Thielke was the last surviving member of a family of eight children. Only survivor is an adopted daughter, Mrs. Emma Milkert, formerly of ‘Chicago, who had been taking care of her mother.
Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran church, of which both Mrs. Thielke and her husband were faithful members, the Rev. Harold O. Grunwald officiating, with burial in Kiel cemetery.
Anton Klemme (1826 - 1903)
Friedericke Hartmann Klemme (1820 - 1865)
Carl Thielke (1860 - 1944)
Henry Klemme (1859 - 1929)*
Bertha Klemme Thielke (1863 - 1941)
Note: ossw Carl
Created by: Rose Mohnsam
Record added: Jan 07, 2010
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