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Caroline "Carrie" Gruber Blau
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1881
Death: Jan. 2, 1950

Mrs. John Blau of Plain Dies at 68
At 9:30 this morning a funeral service was held in St. Luke's Catholic Church for Mrs. John Blau who died at her home in Plain Monday at about 12:30 a.m. Mrs. Blau who was 68, had been in ill health for many years.
The former Caroline Gruber was born in the Town of Bear Creek February 27, 1881, the daughter of Michael and Frances Ruhland Gruber. Her marriage to John Blau, who survives her took place September 17, 1901. The ceremony was performed by Rev. John Laurer in St. Luke's Church. The Blaus made their home on a farm south of Plain until 1928 when they retired and moved to Plain.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Blau is also survived by one son, Herman of Plain; three daughters, Mrs. Ray Ring of Prairie du Sac, Mrs. Norbert Pings and Mrs. George Wiedenfield of Sauk City; 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren; two brothers, Michael and Anton Gruber of Spring Green; and six sisters, Mrs. Joseph Alt of Bear Creek, Mrs. John Haas and Mrs. Alois Pletzer of Spring Green, Mrs. Joseph Blau, Mrs. Simon Nachreiner and Mrs. John Brechtl of Plain. She was preceded in death by her son Michael who died at the age of 19, her parents, and a brother, Joseph Gruber.
Rev. P. A. Beschta officiated at the funeral service and burial was in the church cemetery. The pallbearers were two grandsons, Cletus Ring and Eugene Pings, and four nephews, George Blau, Willard Brechtl, Leonard Pletzer and Tony Gruber, Jr.

Source: Weekly Home News/Home News (Spring Green, Sauk County, Wisconsin), Jan. 5, 1950, page 1, col. 3 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Gruber (1849 - 1931)
  Frances Ruhland Gruber (1848 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  John Blau (1874 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gustina Gruber Nachreiner (1874 - 1968)*
  Anna Justina Gruber Blau (1877 - 1958)*
  Caroline Gruber Blau (1881 - 1950)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Saint Lukes Catholic Cemetery
Plain
Sauk County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Debbie
Originally Created by: bgardener
Record added: Sep 08, 2007
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Caroline Carrie <i>Gruber</i> Blau
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Caroline Carrie <i>Gruber</i> Blau
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Caroline Carrie <i>Gruber</i> Blau
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 Added: Sep. 9, 2007
 
 
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