Obit: Meihack, Caroline (1857 - 1928)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 10/18/1928

Meihack, Caroline (24 FEB 1857 - 12 OCT 1928)

Mrs. Edward Meihack passed away at her home in Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. on Friday, Oct. 12, 1928, only a few days after she and her husband had moved from their farm to their new home in the city. She had been rather frail for some time and took a cold, which hastened her death.

Mrs. Meihack's maiden name was Caroline Hoestmann; she was born in Pomerania, Germany, Feb. 24, 1857. In 1886 she came with her family to America and lived in Utica, N.Y. for a year, when they came to Clark County. On June 26, 1887 she was married to Edward Meihack in a schoolhouse in Pine Valley, then also used as a church. The same year they went to live on their farm in the town of Weston, which has been their home until last week.

Mrs. Meihack was a woman who did well her work in life, devoting her strength to her home and family and to neighborly deeds of kindness.

She leaves to mourn her death her husband and seven children: Frank, George, Mrs. Martha Dux, Rose, Mrs. Erna Vick, Alvin and Minnie, Mrs. Frank Thoma. She leaves also 7 grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Carl Luchterhand.

The funeral was held Monday, Oct. 16th, at 1:15 at the home and 2 p.m. at Globe Lutheran Church, Rev. Motzkus officiating. Burial took place in Pine Valley Cemetery.



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