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Bernice M Peterson Althen
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1908
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Aug., 1977
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA

Bernice was married twice, 1st to John B Schmidtmann. Then to Conrad Althen March 15, 1944, in Chicago. Per her father's obituary in June 1943, she was Mrs. Bernice Schmidtmann.
The following provided by member # 46839435, Aug 2013.

In the 1930 census:
Bernice was living with her father. Her middle initial was M.

Publication Title: Madison, Wisconsin, City Directory, 1933
Name: John B Schmidtmann
Gender: Male
Residence Year: 1933
Street Address: 915 Keyes av
Residence Place: Madison, Wisconsin
Spouse: Bernice Schmidtmann

In the 1940 census:
Bernice Schmidtmann was divorced with one son, John P. Schmidtmann Junior (born about 1933).
Conrad is buried with his 1st wife in Pioneer's Rest, and Bernice is buried with her parents & siblings in Evergreen.

Per Conrad's obit, he had a step-son. (Bernice's son from her first marriage to Schmidtmann.)

Mrs. Bernice M. Althen, 68, of 1524 Jasmine Dr., Manitowoc, died Monday evening in Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. Mr. Frank L. Kroll will officiate and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc.

Mrs. Althen, nee Bernice Peterson, was born Sept. 10, 1908, in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Peter A. and Anna Halleran Peterson. She grew up and was educated in Manitowoc. In 1945 she was married to Conrad E. Althen. He preceded her in death September 1970.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Judith Schmidtmann of Kenosha; two brothers, Norman J. of Dallas, Tex., and George R. of San Antonio, Tex.; a sister, Mrs. William E. (Lillian) Gerl of Manitowoc; three grandchildren, Jill, Peter and Andrew, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.

Friends may call in Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, State Street Chapel, after 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday until the service.

Herald Times Reporter, August 9, 1977 P. 3
Family links: 
  Peter A Peterson (1870 - 1943)
  Anna Halloran Peterson (1872 - 1935)
  John B. Schmidtmann (1910 - 1971)
  Conrad Edward William Althen (1894 - 1970)*
  Victor J. Peterson (1892 - 1935)*
  Lillian Emma Peterson Gerl (1896 - 1989)*
  Julius Aaron Peterson (1901 - 1964)*
  Stanley Cornelius Peterson (1903 - 1944)*
  Bernice M Peterson Althen (1908 - 1977)
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: R-14-11
GPS (lat/lon): 44.10368, -87.67614
Created by: treefr0g
Record added: Apr 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88053496
Bernice M <i>Peterson</i> Althen
Added by: Kent Salomon
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