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Augusta Nowack

1857- 1943

June 16, 1943


Augusta Nowack Dies Last Night

Life Long Resident of City is Stricken at Family Home


Mrs. Augusta Nowack, 1137 Main Street, widow of Frank Nowack, died at her home last evening.  Her death followed a lingering illness and was due also to general infirmities of age.


She was the former Augusta Michaelis.  She was born in Watertown on July 27, 1857, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Michaelis.  All her life was spent in Watertown.  She married Mr. Nowack on Nov. 8, 1874.  He preceded her in death in 1932.


Surviving her are two daughters and two sons; Mrs. Ida Zimdars, Milwaukee; Mrs. Ernst Mueller, LaCrosse; Herman T. Nowack and Frank Nowack, this city.  One grown son, Fred preceded her in death.


There are three grandchildren, Mrs. C. H. Tidd, Sun Prairie; Herbert Zimdars, Madison; and Pvt. George Zimdars, Camp Harahan, New Orleans, La.  Three great grandchildren also survive.  There is one brother, Fred Michaelis, this city.


Mrs. Nowack was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran church.  She was the oldest honorary member of St. Mark’s Ladies Aid society in which she was active for many years.


The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Nowack funeral home, with services at 2:30 o’clock in St. Mark’s church.  The Rev. Julius Klingmann and the Rev. William A. Eggert will officiate.  Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery.  


Friends may call at the funeral home to pay their respects Friday starting at 3 p.m. and Saturday up to the time of the service.




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