Obit: Ehlers, Mary A. (1877 - 1961)

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Surnames: EHLERS PRUKA ATWOOD HOGUE MEYERS JUNCHEN MEYER

----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 01/02/1962; P.9

Ehlers, Mary A. (8 SEP 1877 - 31 DEC 1961)

Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. - Funeral services will be held in the United Church of Christ at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday for Mrs. Mary A. Ehlers, 87, of 200 W. First St., Neillsville, who died Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital at Marshfield. The Rev. Frank B. Harcey will officiate and burial will be made in the Neillsville Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Georgas Funeral Home until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, and then at the church.

The former Mary Pruka was born Sept. 8, 1877, at Winona, Minn., and was educated there. She was married in Minnesota to John Ehlers on June 2, 1897. They came to Clark County in 1907 and established a farm in the town of Levis. After the death of Mr. Ehlers in May of 1948, she moved to Neillsville.

Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Minnie Atwood, Elko, Nev.; Mrs. Clarence (Helen) Hogue, Merrillan; Mrs. Art (Lillian) Meyers, Neillsville; Mrs. Walter (Evelyn) Junchen, Fargo, N.D.; Mrs. Paul (Dorothy) Meyer, Milwaukee; and Mrs. Robert (Janette) Braatz, Beaver Dam; six sons, Art, Neillsville; William, Neillsville; Paul, Neillsville; Glen, Milwaukee; Eugene, Columbus; and Irving, Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Anthony Pruka, Winona, Minn.; 33 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Rudolph, in 1927, two sisters and a brother.

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