Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
RICHTER, Henry B87 Breese IL Breese J 3 Apr 1958 Linda Holthaus 

Hy. B. Richter, 87, Life-Time Breese Resident, Dies

A resident of the Breese Area his entire life of 87 years, Henry B. Richter, a retired farmer, died in St. Joseph's Hospital here at 2:20 Monday afternoon. His condition became quite serious two weeks ago, and he had been a patient in the hospital four days before his death.

Mr. Richter was born at Breese November 28, 1870, a son of Gerhard and Adeleid (Feldman) Richter. He was married October 12, 1897, to Miss Theresa Maue, now 84, a daughter of Henry and Catherine (Hustedde) Maue. They were married in St. Dominic's Church by Rev. Reinecke.

They first lived on a farm south of Breese, and in 1918 moved to a farm a mile southeast of Breese, where they resided until 1940 when they retired and move to Breese in their home on the south side of the community.

Mr. Richter is the last of a family of ten children, four brothers and five sisters preceding him in death.

His wife survives, along with the following children: Mrs. Ed Eilers of Breese, Anthony Richter of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mrs. Al Kampwerth of Beckemeyer, Edw. Richter of Breese, and Sister Anna Marie, of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Cathecist at South Bend, Indiana. There are 27 grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese after 3 p.m. Saturday. The funeral services will be held Monday morning in St. Augustine's Church and interment will be in St. Dominic Cemetery.

Mr. Richter had been active in church, civic and farming circles. He belonged to the Holy Name Society and to St. Augustine Church.

On their 60th wedding anniversary, last October 12th, a special mass was read in their honor at St. Augustine's Church. Friends and relatives were invited to call at their home, at 800 South First Street, that day.

 

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