Galena Daily Gazette
21 December 1896

Death of Mrs. Bernard Kople
Mrs. Bernard Kople died at her home in Menominee township Sunday morning of inflammation of the stomach, after only one week's illness, at the age of 50 years. The deceased was a member of one of the old families of Menomine, her maiden name being Mary Imholt. Her marriage took place in Galena thirty-two years ago, and she has ever since resided on the farm in Menominee. Of twelve children born to her, eleven survive. They are Mrs. Frank Dolsing of Kieler, Mrs. Anton Brink of Sinsinawa, H. B. Kople of Haverhill, Ia., B. H., Maggie, Katie, Mary, Francis, Theresa, Leona and Joseph. She was a lady who possessed the domestic virtues to the fullest extent and was beloved by her neighbors and revered by her family. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning from St. Mary's church in Menominee.

Contributed by:
Susan Wilson