Bertha Mary Nieland (Braun)  1897-1952
Mrs. Arthur A. Braun

Alton, Sioux County, Iowa, October 1952


Funeral services were held at St. Mary's church in Alton at 9:30 o'clock Monday morning for Mrs. Arthur Braun, 55 of Alton, nee Bertha Mary Nieland, who passed away in her sleep at her home Friday morning.

Rev. Zeno Reising, pastor of St. Mary's parish at Alton, offered the requiem mass and officiated at committal rites in the parish cemetery.

Bertha Mary Nieland was born April 28, 1897, on a farm near Breda, and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nieland. She was married to Arthur Braun at St. Bernard's church in Breda, January 20, 1925.

Mrs. Braun was a graduate of St. Anthony Hospital School of Nursing at Carroll.

She is survived by her husband and six children, Leo, Granville; Rosemary, Mrs. Cyril Ortmann, LeMars; Kathleen, Mrs. Milton Delperdang, Margaret, Mrs. Gilbert Schreier, Marcus; Arthur, Jr., Alton; Thomas, at home.

Those from a distance attending the rites were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nieland, Mrs. Alois Vonnahme, Mrs. Wm. Reineke, Breda; Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Nieland, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Nieland, Auburn; Mrs. Margaret Mueggenborg, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Voss, Mrs. Joe Voss, Okarche, Okla.; Mr. and Mrs. Will Nieland, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hackford, Mr. and Mrs. Lambert Hackford, Carroll; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Nieland, Arcadia.

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Nieland, Jolene and Charlotte, Wall Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Nieland, Pocahontas; Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Nieland, Sac City; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wittry, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Buelt, Breda; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nieland, and David, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Nieland, Wall Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wittrock, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schettler, Eugene Schettler, Mrs. Ray Gross, Carroll; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schettler, Mrs. Herman Grote, Mrs. Clara Reising, Conrad Reising, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Becker, Breda.

Art and Bertha (Nieland) Braun
wedding, January 20, 1925


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