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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, Monday, 31 Dec. 1928, page 2.

Sophia (Urban) Wieland
1870-1928


Mrs. Wieland Of
Town Of Rhine Is
Called To Rest

Elkhart Lake. -- Mrs. William Wieland, nee Sophia Urban, died at her home here Saturday after a lingering illness.

She was born in the Town of Rhine, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Urban, on February 8, 1870. She was married to William Wieland in the Town of Rhine May 6, 1888, and the couple moved to Sheboygan. Later they took up their residence on a farm near here and in 1920 moved to this village.

Deceased is survived by her husband, four sons, Fred, Walter and Andrew of this place and Harry of New Holstein, and one daughter, Bertha, at home. Others who mourn her loss are four sisters, Mrs. William Kalchthaler and Mrs. Henry Kirst of Sheboygan, Mrs. E. Tuerk of Milwaukee and Mrs. Peter Reichert of this village, and two brothers, John Urban of Milwaukee and William Urban of Glenbeulah. Five sisters and one brother preceded her in death.

Mrs. Wieland was dearly beloved by all who knew her. She was actively engaged in church affairs and served as president of the Ladies Aid of the local Reformed church until the time of her passing.

Services will be held from the late home at 1:30 p. m. Tuesday and at 2 p. m. from the Reformed church, Prof. Frank Grether of the Mission House officiating. Burial will be made in the Elkhart Lake cemetery.


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