|Campbellsport News, April 19, 1917
MRS. ROHLFS DIES AT FOREST
AGED SETTLER PASSES AWAY AT FAMILY HOME THURSDAY
The death of Mrs. Catherine Rholfs, aged
80, an esteemed resident of the town of Forest for the past sixty-nine years, occurred at
7:05 o'clock last Thursday evening at the family home, following a two weeks' illness.
The deceased came to this country in 1847 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Holterman, and settled in Michigan. She came to Wisconsin in 1848, settling in the
town of Forest, where she had resided ever since. She was married to John Rholfs at the
age of 17.
Mrs. Rholfs is survived by five sons, Gustave, John, Henry and Martin of
Forest, and Charles of Fond du Lac; a brother, Louis Holterman of Fond du Lac and a
sister, Mrs. Smith of Minneapolis.
The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the residence.
Interment took place in Forest cemetery. The Rev. H. C. Klingbeil officiated at the
services and the remains were carried to the grave by John Roehl, Charles Schwartz, Julius
Topp, Joseph Sook, and Ernest Vichstedt.
(Scan courtesy Alan Krueger)