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Victoria (Dora) L Mayer (Laufle)

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Baden, Baden, Germany
Death: May 10, 1932 (81)
1311 East Water Street, Austin, Mower, Minnesota, USA
Place of Burial: Austin, Mower, Minnesota, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph Laufle and Helena Apolonia Laufle
Wife of Michael John Mayer
Mother of Joseph H Mayer; Mary A Arens; Frank Henry Mayer; Theresa (Lucy) Mary Bushman; Kathryn Dora VanCamp and 3 others
Sister of Engelbert John Laufle; Theresa Grace Fischer Auer; Godfrey Laufle; Leander (Lee) Laufle; Mary A Guelff and 1 other

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About Victoria (Dora) L Mayer

From findagrave.com:

Birth: Oct 22 1851, Baden, Ger

Death: May 10 1932, Austin, Mower Co, MN, USA

Dtr of Joseph & Helena Laufle, Wife of Michael Joseph Mayer.

Burial: Calvary Cem, Austin, Mower Co, MN, USA

From Mower Co News 5/12 1934 p4:3:

Mrs M J Mayer, 81 Dies; Funeral Svc will be Thurs

Mrs M J Mayer d at 11:00 o'clock this morning at her home 1311 E Water St. She had been in failing health for 3 yrs & was confined to bed last 5 wks. Funeral svcs will be Thurs morning at 9:00 o'clock at home & 9:30 at St Augustine's Church. Burial will be in St Augustine's Cem. Victoria Laufle b Oct 25 1850 in Baden Baden, Ger. She came to US when she was 19 yrs old & located in Austin which was since her home. Her m to Michael J Mayer took place Apr 4 1876. 8 children were born to them, all of whom w/their father survive, Mrs Mayer's death being 1st 1 in family. Happy event in lives of Mr & Mrs Mayer was celebration of their Golden Wedding 8 yrs ago last Apr when their children & lrg number of friends helped them observe occasion. Mrs Mayer was 1 of those good women now becoming so rare, who besides able caring for her own home & family found time to minister to others in need of help during sickness & sorrow. Her chief interest was in her home & she was kind neighbor, being affectionately known as "Aunt Dora" to her neighborhood friends. She will be missed by her family & all who knew her. Besides her husband & children, she is survived by 26 grdchildren & 24 ggrdchildren. Her children are Joe H & Frank H Mayer, Austin; John M Mayer, Council Bluffs, IA; Mrs Theresa Bushman, Canby; Mrs Mary Arens, Austin; Mrs Kate VanCamp, St Paul; Mrs Len Brush, Osage, IA; & Mrs Frances Wallace, Austin. All were w/their mother when end came. Mrs Mayer was mbr of St Augustine's Church & Rosary Society.

From Austin Daily Herald, p 5:5 10May1932:

Mrs MJ Mayer d at 11:00 o'clock this morning at her home 1311 E Water St. she had been in failing health 3 yrs & confined to bed last 5 wks. Funeral svcs will be Thurs morning at 9:00 o'clock at home & 9:30 at St Augustine Church. Burial will be in St Augustine Cem. Victoria Laufle b Oct 25 1850 in Baden-Baden, Ger. She came to US when she was 19 yrs old & located in Austin which was since her home. Her marriage to Michael J Mayer took place Apr 6 1874. 8 children were born to them, all of whom w/father survive, Mrs Mayer's death being 1st one in family. A happy event in lives of Mr & Mrs Mayer was celebration of their Golden Wedding 8 yrs ago last Apr when their children & large number of friends helped them observe occasion. Mrs Mayer ws 1 of those good women now becoming so rare who besides ably caring for her own home & family found time to minister to others in need of help during sickness & sorrow. Her chief interest was in her home & she was a kind neighbor, being affectionately known as "Aunt Dora" to her neighborhood friends. She will be missed by her family & all who knew her. Besides husband & children she is survived by 26 grdchildren & 24 ggrdchildren. Her children are Joe H Mayer & Frank H Mayer of Austin; John M Mayer, Council Bluffs, IA; Mrs Theresa Bushman, Canby; Mrs Mary Arens, Austin; Mrs Kate VanCamp, St Paul; Mrs Lena Brush, Osage, IA; & Mrs Frances Wallace, Austin. All were w/their mother when end came. Mrs Mayer was mbr of St Augustines Church & Rosary Society.

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Victoria (Dora) L Mayer's Timeline

1850
October 25, 1850
Baden, Baden, Germany
1874
1874
Age 23
1875
1875
Age 24
1877
October 12, 1877
Age 26
1878
1878
Age 27
1881
January 5, 1881
Age 30
Minnesota, USA
1883
1883
Age 32
1889
1889
Age 38
1895
1895
Age 44