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Marie Klinger

1883 - 1947


Mrs. Fred Klinger, well known resident of Watertown, died at her residence, 1018 South Tenth Street, on February 17, 1947.  Her death followed a long illness.


She was the former Marie Giese and was born in Germany Feb. 6, 1883, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Giese.  When she was three years of age the family came to the United States and shortly after took up residence on a farm in the town of Lowell.


She married Mr. Klinger in the town of Shields in 1901 and following their marriage they lived near here.   Later they moved to Watertown where Mr. Klinger was for many years engaged in the automobile business.


Surviving are her husband, four daughters and a son; Mrs. E. J. King, Mrs. Carl A. Raue, Mrs. Norman Becker and Wallace Klinger, this city; and Mrs. Delbert Keltner, Milwaukee.  There are 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Two brothers also survive, Fred and Edward Giese, Duluth, Minn.


Mrs. Klinger was a member of the First Congregational church.  She was a woman who was devoted to her home and family and took a great interest in her garden and flowers, a lover of nature.  The funeral was held from the Schmutzler Funeral Home with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Rev. Harry E. Philo officiated.



Cross Reference:  Fred Klinger obit  



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