Obit: Renne, Lizzie (1874 - 1925)

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Surnames: RENNE AUSTIN GOURLIE KNICKEL STEVENS BRAUN

----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 07/23/1925

Renne, Lizzie (11 MAR 1874 - 14 JUL 1925)

Mrs. Lizzie Renne, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lon Stevens, passed away at her home at Veefkind on July 14, 1925, the cause of her death being pneumonia.

Lizzie Stevens was born on March 11th, 1874 on the Lon Stevens homestead in the town of Sherman, Clark County, Wis., and grew to womanhood there.

She was united in marriage to Curtis Renne in the year 1892 and with him spent the earlier part of her married life on a homestead near Rib Lake after which they moved to Clark County where she has since lived.

Her husband preceded her in death four years ago. She leaves to mourn her loss five children, Lila, Mrs. Art Braun of Veefkind and Harley, Fern Bernice and Warren at home, besides her father and mother at Granton, three brothers, Chauncey, Ruel and Ed Stevens, all living near Loyal, and three sisters, Mrs. Mabel Austin of Rockford, Ill., Mrs. Verna Gourlie of Veefkind and Mrs. Olive Knickel of New Richmond, besides two grandchildren.

The funeral was held at the Veefkind Church at 2:00 Friday afternoon and interment made in the Veefkind Cemetery beside her husband.

Mrs. Renne was a member of the Presbyterian Church and Ladies Aid and an active and devoted worker. She will be sadly missed in her home by her family, relatives and friends.

Those attending the funeral from away were, Emmett Eldridge and daughter Pearl and son Miles of Sac City, Ioma, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Renne and daughter Lorna of Wis. Rapids, Mrs. Ray Austin of Rockford, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Knickel of New Richmond, John Renne of Hartford, Wis., and Mrs. Grant Turner of Chicago.

 

 


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