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KIRSCH, Katherine (Schenk)

    Ebensburg Mountaineer-Herald, 9 Mar 1922, Contributed by Lisa Baker

Mrs. Katherine Schenk Kirsch

NICKTOWN, March 7--Mrs. Katherine Schenk Kirsch, aged 82, expired at 10 o'clock this morning, at the Kirsch homestead near Nicktown, Barr township. Mrs. Kirsch was the widow of Joseph Kirsch, whose death occurred several years ago and was born in Hollidaysburg, July 30, 1840. As a child, Mrs. Kirsch was brought to Cambria county by her parents and lived for more than 75 years in the vicinity of Nicktown.

Mrs. Kirsch is survived by the following children: Mrs. Margaret Schultz, Mt. Oliver, Pa.; Mrs. Anna Peters, Spangler; Mrs. Jerry Weakland, Altoona; Sylvester and Isidore Kirsch, both of Barr township, and William Kirsch of Spangler. Mrs. Kirsch is survived by one brother, Michael Schenk of Altoona, and a sister, Mrs. Carolina Koontz of Allegheny township.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 o'clock Friday morning in St. Nicholas' Catholic church, Nicktown, with a solemn high mass of requiem to be celebrated by the Rev. Father Urban Peters, grandson of Mrs. Kirsch. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

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