From the Ste. Genevieve Herald
At her home on the North Gabouri at 11 o’clock Sunday night, March
15, 1914, with acute dilation of the heart, Mrs. Theresa Marie
Trautman, at age of 42 years, 6 months and 5 days.
Mrs. Trautman was born at Zell, Sept 10, 1871, the daughter of Joseph
Flieg and Rosina (Rose) Hoog, and grew up in womanhood in her native
place. On Sept. 10, 1896, she was married to Charles Trautman. This
union was blessed with 8 children, of whom 7 survive. The second,
Veronica, having died in infancy. Surviving are: Rose, Joseph, Anton,
Christina, Edwin, Raymond and Louis. She also leaves 6 brothers: Frank,
Peter, Anton, Thomas, Andrew and George, and 4 sisters. Christine (Mrs.
John Immer of St. Louis) Anna (Mrs. G. Hefty of St. Louis) Julia (Mrs.
Nicholas Grither of Ozora), and Miss Elizabeth Flieg.
Mrs. Trautman was a good practical Christian, a faithful, loving and
beloved wife and mother and a kind neighbor enjoying the respect of all
who knew her.
The funeral took place after a requiem at church Tuesday morning, March
17, interment being in Valle Spring Catholic cemetery, where a large
concourse of friends, and relatives accompanied the remain to their
last resting place. May she rest in peace.
(Thanks to Rosanna (Lurk) Reed & Scott Reed for the photo.)