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Anna (Timm) Matzke

Posted 2018-02-15 by Michael R. Laufman
Miss Anna Maria Matzke was born in Drelitz, Pommern, Germany March 2, 1820, and was married to Christian Timm in 1842. They soon came to America and settled on a farm where the town of Western is located. Mrs. Timm died on Monday February 11, 1907, aged 86 years, 11 months and 9 days. Seven children were born to them, five if whom survive: Mrs. Wm Laufmann, Mrs. C. F. Fritz, Charles, Christian and Wm. Timm. Two brother, forty grand children and thirty-two great grand children mourn her demise. Her husband died 47 years ago. The funeral was on Wednesday from the home and interment in South Fork cemetery. Rev. F.W. Krueger, pastor of the St, John German Evangelical Church, conducted the funeral service.

Copied from the Western Wave Newspaper dated 22 Feb, 1909