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 Marie Adelgunda Helena <I>Witt</I> Brucker

Marie Adelgunda Helena Witt Brucker

Sibley, Ford County, Illinois, USA
Death 21 May 1917 (aged 24)
Sibley, Ford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sibley, Ford County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 6625675 · View Source
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Fifth of seven children of Gustav and Augusta Fritz Witt she married John L. Brucker in Sibley on Feb. 10, 1910. They had three surviving children.

Her obituary and family records say she was born in 1892. The gravestone says 1893.

According to her obituary, Marie was ill for six weeks and after an attempted operation for "kidney trouble," she died.
According to her sister, Ida Witt Franks who was living in the same small town, Marie died after a premature childbirth and her stillborn son was buried with her. Ida declared lilacs were blooming during the funeral and she could never after abide the scent of lilac. Marie's children were:

1. Evelyn Marie Brucker 1911 - 1979
m1932 Richard E. Witt d1991

2. Alice Helen Brucker 1913 - 1984
m1946 Wade Clay Acree d1982

3. John Herbert Brucker 1915 - 1996
m1954 Mae O. Miller Barnes d2003

?4. ?Infant son bd May 1917




  • Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 21 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6625675
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Adelgunda Helena Witt Brucker (31 Aug 1892–21 May 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6625675, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Sibley, Ford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rosetta (contributor 46558106) .