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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Bertha R. Horstmann



Visitation: Wednesday November 5, 2003 4 to 9 PM
                   Thursday November 6, 2003 8 to 9:30 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
Services:     Thursday November 6, 2003 10:00 AM 
                     St. Francis Church, Aviston, IL 



Bertha R. Horstmann 82 of Aviston died Sunday November 2, 2003 at Country Side Manor in Aviston

She was born July 19, 1921 in Aviston to Herman and Caroline (Kuhl) Wolters: they preceded her in death

She married Charles Horstmann April 18, 1951 at St. Francis Church in Aviston and he preceded her in death July 3, 1994

Also preceded in death by sisters Catherine Gress and Dorothy Richter, brothers Joseph, Otto and Wilbert Wolters

Surviving are two daughters Judy (Glenn) Dorries of Breese, Tammy (Tom) Arentsen of Trenton

3 grandchildren Angie (Jim) Pollmann of Breese, Shelly (Kyle) Ritzheimer of Breese, Cory Arentsen of Trenton

2 great grandchildren Mitchell Pollmann and Carter Ritzheimer

Brothers; Fred "Fritz" (Cecilia) Wolters of Aviston, John (Pauline) Wolters of Aviston, Ralph (Florence) Wolters of Albers

Sisters; Cecilia Niemann of St. Louis, MO, Mary Louise Ratermann of Breese, Josephine Gunnof St. Louis, MO, Frieda (Ed) Schomaker of New Baden

Bertha was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston

She was homemaker

Funeral mass Thursday November 6, 2003 at 10:00 am at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston with Fr. Daniel Friedman officiating Interment St. Francis Cemetery

Visitation will be held on Wednesday November 5 from 4 to 9 PM and on Thursday November 6 from 8 to 9:30 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese

Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society Clinton County Relay for life




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