Caroline Dietz, obit article, Alton Evening Telegraph, 13 March 1907
Death of'Mrs. Catherine Wyss. Mrs. Catherine Wyss mother of Samuel H. Wyss, died at 9:30 Wednesday Wednesday morning after a lingering illness, illness, aged 09 years. She had suffered suffered from a complication of diseases, diseases, resulting In heart failure. Mrs. Wy,ss. canje to this country from Ei>- sendor Westfahlen, Germany, when 10 years of age, and was therefor, one of cur oldest citizens. She was the wife of Samuel Wyss who died Nev. 15, 1901. She was a daughter of the late Henry Dietz. One son, S. H. Wyss,. and one daughter, Mra. Bertha Strubel, both of Alton, and a sister, Mrs. Mary -Hackethal, of Denver, Colo., survive her. The latter latter arrived from Denver on Monday. Mrs. Wyss was an active and consistent consistent Christian, a member of St. Mary's church, respected by all who knew her. The funeral services will take place at St. Mary's church, Friday, Friday, IfTurcb is, at on. m. Burial will be in St. Joseph cemetery.