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Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Monday, July 21, 1930


The death of Mrs. Magdalene Donath of 515 State street, widow of the late Henry Donath, occurred at 7:15 o’clock Saturday evening at the home of her son Ben Donath at 116 Oscar street. Her death followed an illness extending over the past three months.

Mrs. Donath was born in Germany, October 11, 1865, and died at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 10 days. Her marriage to Henry Donath took place in 1882 at Braidwood, Ill.

The following children survive: Joseph, John, Henry and Ben Donath of Lincoln and Mrs. Rose Tumulty of Divernon, Ill. She also leaves one brother, Joseph Bessler of Chicago.

She was a member of St. Mary’s church, where the funeral will take place at 9 o’clock Tuesday morning.”

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