Transcribed and contributed by Beverly Henley
The Commercial Mail – Columbia City, Indiana
Thursday January 11, 1945 Page 6
Josephine Uhleman, widow of Julius F. Uhleman, was found dead at 6:30 o’clock Thursday morning at her residence, 202 E Market St. by Mrs. Marllin Conner, who with her family resided with Mrs. Uhleman. She had been in frail health with a heart ailment for the past several months, but was able to attend midnight mass at Christmas and attended services each Sunday at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church. Last night she was able to write a letter to her sister. Services will be held in St. Paul’s Church at 9 o’clock Saturday morning. Burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery in this city. A member of St. Paul’s church she was also a member of the Rosary Society of that church. Mrs. Uhleman lived for 25 years in Columbia City where Mr. Uhleman was a clothing merchant for a number of years. She came to this city from South Bend. Mrs. Uhleman was born at LaPorte February 1, 1872. Mr. Uhleman died in this city in 1936. Immediate survivors are a sister Mrs. Bertha Fisher, LaPorte, and a brother, Joseph Jaeger, Chicago. Two brothers are deceased. Although they were no kin a close friendship existed between Mr. and Mrs. Uhleman and members of the Conner family. Mr. and Mrs. Conner have cared for Mrs. Uhleman since the death of her husband. The body was taken to the DeMoney Funeral Home, where friends will be received.
Ulerich, Catharine (Fries)
Unidentified News Clip in "the Scrapbook"
(Cemetery records – She died November 29, 1909
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Mrs. Catherine Ulerich, a resident of this city and county for over a half century, who has been an invalid at her home on East Ellsworth street for the last 10 years, passed away Monday morning. The maiden name of the deceased was Catherine Fries and she was born in Ufholtz, Alsace, Germany, January 1, 1840. She was aged 69 years, 10 months and 28 days at the time of her death. She came to this country with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Erasmus Fries, December 17, 1853, and settled for a short time in Pennsylvania. In 1855, they moved to Thorncreek township, Whitley county and on December 31, 1857, she was united in marriage to Adam Ulerich, who died March 20, 1880.
Twelve children blessed their union, seven surviving: John, of Norwich, Conn.; Joseph and Simon of Chicago; Ben, of Michigan City; Adam of Newcastle, and Mary and Kate Ulerich at home on Ellsworth street. One sister and one brother survive: Mrs. Thomas Riley and Joseph Fries of Marion.
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