Dorothy Anna (1934)
Surnames: BIELL BUSHENDORF SCHROEDER LINDNER DRAEGER HUDSON FEHLMAN KROEPLIN BAUMGART KNEBEL ENGELDINGER DRAEGER ENGELDOW
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 07/12/1934
Biell, Dorothy Anna (Marriage - 7 July 1934)
Mrs. John Biell, a resident of Colby since 1890, died Sunday morning at 1:20 at her home in Colby, diabetes of six weeks duration being the cause of her departure. Funeral services were held at the M. E. church Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Bushendorf officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers were Frank Schroeder, Fred Lindner, Paul Draeger, O. A. Hudson, George Fehlman and Fred Kroeplin. The flower girls were Lenore Baumgart, Mary Knebel, Mae Cody and Norma Engeldinger, Henrietta Draeger, Mildred Engeldow.
Mrs. Biell, nee Dorothy Anna Schrein, was born in East Prussia, Germany, May 4, 1864, thus reaching the age of seventy years, two months and four days. She was married to John Biell in Prussia, Germany, August 23, 1885. She and her husband came to the United States in 1890, coming directly to Colby and have made their home here ever since.
The deceased is survived by her husband and by a nephew, Arnold Sill, whom they reared.
The deceased lived a good Christian life and always performed her duties as she saw them. She was numbered among our early pioneers and never forgot the sunshiny disposition of the early settlers which won for her the friendship of all who knew her.
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