Obit: Lange, Emma (1865 - 1941)

Contact:  Crystal Wendt

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Handwritten notes:

Emma Lange born Sept. 30, 1865, died Feb. 2, 1941

From newspaper Clipping:


UNITY, WIS. - (Special) - Funeral rites for Mrs. Emma Lange, 75, who died early Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herman Hardrath, town of Green Grove, will be conducted Wednesday afternoon. She had been in poor health for a number of years due to a hear ailment.

Rites will be held at 1:30 o’clock at the Lange home, route 1, Unity, and at 2 o’clock at the Green Grove Town Hall. Fred Petran, Milwaukee, will have charge.

The body will be taken home this afternoon from the Co-operative Funeral Home, Marshfiled, and interment will be made in the Green Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Lange, a resident of Green Grove for 50 years, was born in Germany Sept. 30, 1865, and is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Herman Hardrath, and MRs. Albert Hardrath, both of Green Grove; Mrs. Walter Meyer, Marengo; and Mrs. Ralph Collepp, Milwaukee; five sons, William of Milwaukee, Paul of Stevens Point, Robert and Julius of Green Grove, and Arthur of Owen; 30 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband, August Lange, who died in 1931, a daughter, Mrs. Elmer Witt, and two children in infancy.



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