Obit: Scheel, Helene E. (1887 - 1961)

Contact: Ken Wood


----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 01/30/1961; P.2

Scheel, Helene E. (20 JUN 1887 - 28 JAN 1961)

Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. - Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church at Globe for Mrs. Helene E. Scheel, 73, of 603 W. Fourth St., Neillsville, who died Saturday at Memorial Hospital in Neillsville following a lingering illness. The Rev. J. G. Ruege will officiate and burial will be made in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call at the Georgas Funeral Home in Neillsville from this evening until noon Wednesday, when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until the time of the services.

The former Helen Klueckmann was born June 20, 1887, in the town of Weston, Clark County, where she received her education. Her marriage to William Scheel Jr., took place on Oct. 27, 1910, at Neillsville. The couple farmed in the town of Weston until his death in 1920. She remained on the farm until in July 1960, when she and a son, Gerhardt, purchased a home in the city. She had been in ill health the past two years.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. William (Dora) Hoffman, route 3, Neillsville; Mrs. Roland (Lillian) Kalsow, Neillsville; and Louise Scheel, St. Paul, Minn.; three sons, Herman, route 1, Granton; Wilmer, Beaver Dam; and Gerhardt, Neillsville; a sister, Mrs. C. W. (Laura) Kalsow, Neillsville; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Scheel was preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.



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