Obit: Yankee, Louise C. (1850 - 1928)
Surnames: YANKEE RICHERT
----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 12/20/1928
Yankee, Louise C. (5 JUN 1850 - 6 DEC 1928)
Mrs. Herman Yankee of the town of Lynn, Clark County, Wis., died at her home in that town Dec. 6, 1928, after a brief illness of two weeks.
Deceased, whose maiden name was Louise Charlotte Dorothy Richert, was born in Prussia, Germany, June 5, 1850. When eighteen years of age she came to America with her parents. For a time they made they home at Sparta, later moving….(some of my copy was cut off)
Mrs. Yankee passed through all the hardships of pioneer experience and doing her more than half a century in the town of Lynn had done well her part in home and community life.
The funeral was held Saturday, Dec. 8, Rev. Wilson Mallory officiating. Burial took place in the town of Lynn Cemetery. The pallbearers were Otto, Carl, Amos, and Arthur Yankee, Herman Wagner and Charles Anding. The flower girls were Nellie Johnson, Violet Schafer, Mildred Rach and Erma Anding, granddaughters. The floral tributes were beautiful and bespoke the love and esteem of many friends. Those from away who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schlaver and daughter, and Miss Richard of Sparta; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wagner of Chippewa Falls.
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