Moths, Oliver C.

Died: 5 April 1983

Oliver C. Moths, 87 years, a former Town of Rhine cheesemaker, died Tuesday, 5 April 1983 evening at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, William and Mae Graf, Route 3, Plymouth, with whom he had resided since December.

Oliver was born 10 March 1896, in Silver Creek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Moths. He attended school at Random Lake. Mr. Moths served with the Army in Europe during World War I. On 28 November 1923, he and Clara Yahr of Fredonia were married. The operated a cheese factory in the Town of Rhine until 1936. Mr. Moths also worked for Freis Von Kiel of Kiel. Mr. Moths was a member of the Kiel American Legion Post.

Surviving are his wife; his daughter; two grandchildren and two sisters, his twin, Mrs. William Parlow, and Mrs. Florence Herziger, both of Cedarburg. He was preceded in death by a son, two sisters and three brothers.

Oliver is pictured in the 4th edition of the Friedrich Seidemann Family Tree Book on page 364 with his wife Clara.  He is listed on page 372 with his wife, children and grandchildren.