MRS AUGUSTUS KOTLOWSKI
Mrs Kotlowski was born in Lessen, Germany, in February, 1834, She was married in Germany, and came out to New Zealand with five children in the Friedelberg in 1872. She landed in Lyttelton with her husband and family and came on to Robinson's Bay, where Mr Kotlowski was en gaged at sawmilling with Messrs Saxton and Williams. Later they bought the German Bay land, and Mrs Kotlowski lived there till seven years ago when she came into Akaroa and took up her residence in Percy Street. Her husband predeceased her thirteen years ago, and she leaves two son's, Mr A. Kotlowski, of German Bay, and Mr John Kotlowski, of Pahiatua 4 and four daughters, three of whom, Mrs H. Bell and Misses R. and M. Kotlowski live in Akaroa, and sixteen grandchildren. Mrs Kotlowski was cf a retiring disposition, and it is remarkable that though she had been out in New Zealand for 42 years she never left the Peninsula during that time, and never saw Christchurch. She was a keen.church worker. MrsKotlow3ki was one of the old type of pioneers' wives, an excellent housewife, leading a retired life, her chief interest cen tring in her home, The funeral was held on Wedne day morning, Dr. Kennedy, assisted by the Rev, Father Bonetto conducting the service. Miss Lelievre played the Uead March from " Saul," and both Dr. Kennedy and Father Bonetto de livered addresses at the graveside,
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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4411, 10 July 1914
OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4411, 10 July 1914
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