Obit: Steffen, Louise (1872 - 1931)

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Surnames: Steffen, Miller, Vornholt, Schultz, Marg, Zimmerman, Frantz, Borde, Evans, Frei, Epding, Maehns, Albrecht, Markham, Bardeleben.

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 7 May 1931

Steffen, Louise (10 April 1872 - 29 April 1931)

Mrs. Gustave Steffen, who has been in poor health for some time, passed away at the hospital at Madison, Wednesday, April 29, 1931, at the age of 59 years and 19 days.

Mrs. Steffen, whose maiden name was Louise Miller, was born at Colden, New York, April 10, 1872. At the age of four she came to Hillsboro, Wis., where she grew to womanhood. She was united in marriage to Gustave Steffen, November 12, 1902. In 1917 they moved to Neillsville and brought a small farm south of the city which has been their home ever since. Mrs. Steffen was a kind and neighborly woman. She was a member of the Reformed Church in which she was an active and faithful worker. She will be greatly missed in the home, the church and the community.

The funeral was held Saturday at the home of Mr. Steffen’s brother, Gilbert Steffen in Elroy and the Evangelical church of that city, Rev. E. H. Vornholt of Neillsville preaching the funeral sermon. Burial took place in the family lot at Hillsboro, Rev. Schultz of Hillsboro, officiating at the grave.

Mrs. Steffen leaves to mourn her death her husband, one daughter, Clara, Mrs. Walter Marg; three brothers, Martin Miller of Buffalo, N.Y., Lewis Miller of Hillsboro, and Ed. Miller of Neillsville, besides many other relatives and a host of friends.

Those from Neillsville who went to Elroy to attend the funeral were: Rev. Edwin Vornholt, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zimmerman, Otto Miller, Miss Florence Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Marg, Sr, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Marg, Kurt Marg, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frantz, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Frantz, Mrs. Gus Borde, Mrs. Geo. Evans, Mrs. Joe Frei, Mrs. John Epding, Mrs. Hannah Maehns, Mrs. Richard Albrecht, Mrs. Minnie Markham and Mrs. Robert Bardeleben.



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