Obit: Fenske, Minnie (1899 - 1974)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Fenske, Golz, Broeske, Genrich, Vieth, Harder, Prestebak, Klieforth, Bremer

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) 13 May 1974; page 13

Fenske, Minnie (12 Mar 1899 - 5 May 1974)

Note: Birth date provided by Linda Mertens

Dorchester - Services for Mrs. Albert (Minnie) Fenske, 75, of Dorchester, were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church here. Mrs. Fenske died Sunday May 5, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Officiating was the Rev. Roland M. Golz, pastor and burial was made in the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Clyde Broeske, Henry Genrich, Otto Genrich, Rueben Vieth, Paul Harder, and Joe Prestebak.

Honorary pallbearers, all grandsons, were Ed, Kent, Kevin, and Scott Fenske, and David and Jeff Klieforth.

The vocalist was a grandson, Kent Fenske, who was accompanied at the organ by a niece, Jill Bremer.


Obit: Fenske, Minnie #2 (1899-1974)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson

Surnames: Fenske, Majewske, Slattengren, Emmerich, Kleiforth, Neuman

---Sourcr Wausdau Daily Herald (6 May 1974)

Fenske, Minnie (12 March 1899 - 5 May 1974)

Mrs. Albert Fenske, 75, Dorchester, died Sunday in a Marshfield Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Dorchester. The Rev. Roland Golz will officiate and burial will be in Dorchester Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at Kraut-Maurina Funeral Home in Dorchester.

The former Minne Majewske was born March 12, 1899 in Gillette. She moved to the Stetsonville area with her parents when she was four years old. She was married December 11, 1918, in Dorchester, to Albert Fenske, who survives. The couple farmed in the Town of Mayville, and moved to Dorchester 10 years ago. Mrs. Fenske was a member of the Ladies Aid at St. Peter's Church.

Survivors besides her husband include two sons, Clarence, Dorchester, and Norman, New London; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Slattengren, Hayward, California., Mrs. Alven Emmerich, Bettendorf, Iowa. and Mrs. Charles Kleiforth, Neillsville; two brothers, Arthur Bremer, Milwaukee, John Bremer, Abbotsford; two sisters, Miss Elsie Bremer, abbotsford, and Mrs. Emil Neuman, Oconomowoc; and 15 grandchildren.



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