Obituaries "V"


VILLINGER, Balbina (Mrs. Peter MUENCH, Jr.) -- 1838-1905

Belleville Weekly Advocate dated Feb. 10, 1905. Mrs. Balbina Muench, wife of Peter Muench, died at the family home, 514 North Spring Street, Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock, aged 66 years and 11 months. Deceased is survived by her husband, Peter Muench, and one son, John Muench, a caterer, in business in Chicago, and one daughter, Mrs. Mary Wittauer, of this City. The funeral took place Friday morning from St. Lukes Church to the Mount Carmel cemetery. **2nd Obituary in German: ??...born Bil...?? wife of Mr. Peter Munch died on Tuesday afternoon 4 o'clock in St. Elizabeth Hospital after she had been in the hospital only one day. She reached an age of 60 years, 1 month and 15 days. The deceased was born March 23, 1838 in Aufbert (part of Neustadt) ( Grobherzogthum ("b" is "ss") in the Dukedom of Baden. She came to this country in 1852 and lived for a short time in Green County, IL then later moved to Belleville. She married Peter Munch in 1860. He was, at that time, a foreman at the Billingerchen Brewery in South Belleville. During that last 20 years, Mr. Munch had a dairy farm with which his wife helped him. Besides her husband, she leaves behind the following children: John Munch in Chicago, Illinois; Mary, wife of Peter Wittauer; Herman Munch in Elternhause (nursing home or parents home?). Also three grandchildren and the following sisters: Mrs. Louis Balz in Carolton, Illinois; Mrs. Wihelmine Meibter ("b" is "ss") in Green County, Illinois and Mrs. Franzesh Schuler in St. Louis Co., Missouri. She was a member of the Teutonia Lodge #5.

October 27, 2002

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