Gertrude Britz, d. Racine, Dec. 1887
We have the sad news that our much beloved wife and mother, Gertrude Britz, born Schumacher, on Wednesday at the age of 33 years, 3 months, and 21 days, after more than a year’s illness in Racine Wisconsin, is resting in peace.
The funeral will be on Saturday, the 24th of December, at 10:00 in the morning from St. Mary’s church. Personal condolences please, to the mourning bereaved:
Adolph Britz, husband; Georg, Peter, Joseph, Marien [Burnquist], Maggie [Kerber], children; Peter and Klara Liesette [Könen] Schumacher, parents; Georg and Maria [Rothgery] Britz, in-laws.
“Der Seebote”, 27 Dec. 1887; Salzmann Library. Editorial additions in [ ].