Obit: Riske, Leona
Arline (1891 - 1937)
Surnames: RISKE, LEISINGER, CLEVELAND, Zell, MYERS, LUTHER, BUSE, GAMBENGEL, DEGRAW, BOMBARD, PRECHEL, FACKLAM
----Sources: Scrapbook (Probably Spencer Record)
Obit: for LEONA RISKE: (7-18-1891 - 10-15-1937)
Leona Arline Myers, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtiss Myers was born July 18, 1891, in the Township of Union, Waupaca County Wisconsin. She spent most of her life until her marriage in Waupaca County. January 4, 1912, she was married at Wausau to Ernst Riske of Clintonville, Wisconsin. Mr. and Mrs. Riske came to Clark County to the farm in Sherman Township which has since been their home. On January 27, 1918, Mrs. Riske was baptized and confirmed in Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church at Spencer. Later she became a member of Salem's Lutheran Curch at Veefkind. About three years ago Mrs. Riske was stricken with an illness which caused cancer.
She passed away September 15, at 2 A. M. attaining the age of 46 years, 1 month, and 27 days. The deceased leaves to mourn her departure besides her husband, daughter, Mrs. Clarence (Irene) Leisinger: her mother Mrs. George Cleveland and step father, Mr. George Cleveland, Loyal: three half-brothers: Archie Cleveland, Greenwood, Clifford Cleveland, Denver, Colorado; and Everett Cleveland, Loyal; a half -sister, Mrs. Wm. (Helen) Sell, Greenwood; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services were held at the residence at 1:30 and at Salem's Lutheran Church, Veefkind, at 2 P. M., September 18, with Rev. W. Gamb officiating. Interment was made in the Loyal Cemetery.
Pall bearers were Emil Buse, Martin Engel, Otto Prechel, Harry DeGraw, Henry Facklam, and Adolph Luther. The many beautiful flowers were the charge of Mrs. Martin Engel, Mrs. Milton Bombard, Mrs. Carl ?laubach?, Mrs. Emil Buse, Mrs. Otto Prechel and Mrs. Adolph Luther.
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