Death of Mrs, Wm. Brokate.
Mrs. Wm. Brokate died at her home in Erie township, Thursday evening, April 23rd, aged 59 j ears. 1! mouths and 19 day<?o3
She was born In Hanover, Germany, May 4, 1843, and was married to Wm. lirokaie March 31, 1862. To this union twelve children were born, three of whom died in infancy. In 1800 she, with her husband and one son emi¬ grated to America and settled at La Carne at the home of her sister, Mrs John Libben, but soon after moved to a place of their own in Salem township. In the spring of 1897 they moved to a place near Oak Harbor, where they lived until the autumn of l'.lOO, when they moved, to their present home in Erie township.
She leaves a husband, live sous, four daughters and a host of relatives and friends to mourn her loss.
We miss thee from our home, dear mother, We Qiiss Uiee from iby nlace, A shadow o'er our life is cast, We lilies fee sunshine of tby face. We raise thy kind and willing bond, Thy fond and earnest care. Our home i* rlark without thee— We raise tliee everywhere.
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