Mrs. Bertha Suter, 84 Town of Browning, Dies: Services Held Yesterday
Last rites for Mrs. Bertha Suter, 84, of the town of Browning, were held from the Hartwig and Ruesch funeral home yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, with the Rev. Fred Kollath officiating. Burial was made in the Medford Evergreen cemetery. Mrs. Suter died Saturday, May 29, at the Ohswald Rest Home in Milwaukee, where she had made her home the past four years.
The former Bertha Thut was born October 29, 1869, in Oberenffelden, Switzerland. She came to the United States with her parents at the age of 13 and they settled in the town of Medford. She was married to Henry Suter on April 20, 1893, at St. Paul's Lutheran church, Medford. The couple made their home in the town of Browning. Mr. Suter preceded her in death in 1950.
Eight children survive the deceased. They are Helen Suter, Hannah, Mrs. Elmer Stutzman, Martha, Mrs. Joseph Halligan, Fred, Otto and Paul Suter, all of Milwaukee: Hattie, Mrs. Ed Hasseldick, Colby; and John Suter, Fairy Glen, Sask, Canada. Other survivors include a sister Pauline, Mrs. Kurt Rust of Perkinstown. 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Three brothers preceded her in death.
THE STAR NEWS, MEDFOR, WIS (TAYLOR COUNTY0 JUNE 3,1954