Leona (1900 - 1936)
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Surnames: Bartsch, Laesch, Arndt, Handke, Kutche, Todd, Eide, Elmhurst, Downer
----Sources: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 30 Jan. 1936
Bartsch, Leona (9 Aug. 1900 - 25 Jan. 1936)
Funeral services for Mrs. Leona Bartsch of the Town of York were held Monday from the Zion Lutheran church in Granton, Rev. Arthur Laesch, officiating. Mrs. Bartsch died Jan. 25 at the Neillsville Hospital where she was taken a few days before.
Mrs. Bartsch, nee Leona Arndt, was born at Sheboygan, August 9, 1900 and came to Clark County with her parents in 1914. She was married Sept. 17, 1919 at Granton to Carl Bartsch, who with the following five children, survive: Marlyn, 14 years old; Delmar, 11; Everett, 9; Harlin, 5; Evelyn 2 ½. A daughter, Velda Lorraine, preceded her mother in death.
Mrs. Bartsch, who was a devoted member of the Lutheran Church, was beloved by all who knew her and her untimely passing is mourned by the entire community in which she lived.
Pallbearers were Elmer Handke, Wallace Kutche, Leslie Todd, Halvor Eide, Walter Elmhurst and Joe Downer.
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