Obit: Richelieu, Jennie (1869 - 1958)

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Surnames: Richelieu, Rouse, Altenburg, Werth, Soule, Rossman, Severson

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Richelieu, Jennie (1869 - 1958)

Owen - Mrs. Chris C. Richelieu, a lifelong resident of Clark County, died at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire Thursday at the age of 87 years. She had been in poor health since last November and had resided with her daughter, Mrs. A. C. Altenburg, in Owen, Wis.

Funeral services will be held here Monday at the Griebenow Funeral Home, where the body will lie in state Sunday afternoon and evening and on Monday morning. Burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Jennie Severson was born in Gulbransdalen, Norway, June 15, 1869, and came to American at the age of 12, settling with her parents in Greenwood. On Nov. 19, 1888, she was married to Christian Richelieu at Greenwood and they observed their 68th wedding anniversary last November.

She is survived by her husband, who resides in Owen; one son, Clyde C., Cincinnati, Ohio; four daughters, Mrs. A. M. (Elda) Zenzel, Grants Pass, Ore.; Mrs. Beulah Rouse, Sparta; Mrs. A. C. (Hazel) Altenburg, Owen, and Mrs. C. (Grace) Werth, Eau Claire; one sister, Mrs. F. O. (Tena) Soule, Los Angeles; nine grandchildren and nine graet-grandchildren.

One sister, Mrs. A. (Stena) Rossman, and two brothers, John and Sam, preceded her in death.




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