Obit: Roohr, Florence (1898 - 1955)
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Surnames: Roohr, Brenton, Kollsmanberger, Raek, Newman, Heinz, Nurva, Fencher, Borden, Sippi, Boos, Scidmore
----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath
Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath
Roohr, Florence (15 March 1898 - 1955)
At two o’clock this afternoon funeral services for Mrs. John Roohr, 57, were conducted from St. Katherine’s Episcopal Church, city, with Father Laurence Brenton officiating. Burial was made in Riverside Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Allan Burhop, J. Kollsmanberger, A. Raek, Dennis Newman, Paul Heinz, and Chester Nurva.
Mrs. Roohr, nee Florence Fencher, was born on March 15, 1898, at Waupaca. In 1917 she was united in marriage to John Roohr with the couple establishing their home on a farm in the Town of Green Grove where they resided until five years ago when they moved into the city of Owen.
Mrs. Roohr’s death came as a shock and surprised to members of her family and friends as she had been ill only a week. When she became ill she was taken to St. Joseph’s hospital at Marshfield for treatment leaving her home a week ago today. Death came to her Monday afternoon.
Mourning her death are her husband, four sons, Jerry, Milwaukee; Harold, Chicago; Kenneth of California and Wayne who is serving with the U. S. Navy; four brothers, Elwayne, Harold and Robert of Janesville; and Roy, who resides in the state of Washington; three sisters, Mrs. William Borden, Poy Sippi, Wis.; Mrs. Melvin Boos, Janesville; Mrs. Clarence Scidmore, Janesville, and five grandchildren.
* Hand written in margin: Born 1898; Age 57; Died 1955.
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