Sheboygan Press December 24, 1934
Mrs. Magdalene Federer Is Summoned Here On Saturday
Mrs. Magdalene Federer, aged 79, widow of John Federer, passed away Saturday evening at 7:45 o'clock at St. Nicholas hospital after an illness of one week's duration. She was born December 13, 1855, in Germany, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Michael Mueller. She came to this country with her parents when she was three years of age and has resided in Sheboygan since. She attended the Holy Name school and on April 15, 1875, was united in marriage to John Federer at the Holy Name church by the late Father Heider. She was a member of the Christian Mother's society of St. Dominic congregation.
Her husband preceded her in death eighteen months ago. For the last year she has been living with her daughter, Mrs. Anna Herziger at 1902 Martin Avenue. She and her brother Matthew Mueller of the town of Sheboygan, were the oldest twins living in the county. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock at the Ballhorn Funeral Temple and at 9 o'clock at St. Dominic church. Rev. George Knackert will have charge of the services, and burial will be made in the lot in Calvary cemetery.
Survivors are: three daughters, Mrs. Anna Herziger, Mrs. Peter Rommelfanger and Mrs. Jacob Schwanlkamp, all of this city; five sons, Henry of town of Sheboygan, Michael, George, Joseph and Roman, all of Sheboygan; four sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Liebl, town of Sheboygan; Mrs. Josephine Dreps; Mrs. Anna Schwartz and Miss Susan Mueller of Sheboygan; three brothers, Michael Mueller, Plymouth, John & Matthew Mueller of the town of Sheboygan; 29 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.