Obit: Thompson, Sena (1861 - 1935)
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Surnames: THOMPSON RUED

----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 03/28/1935

Thompson, Sena (20 AUG 1861 - 21 MAR 1935)

Funeral services for Mrs. Sena Thompson were held at the Norwegian Lutheran Church at Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.) Monday afternoon, Rev. W.L. Anderson officiating. She died at her home north of Curtiss last Thursday as a result of a paralytic stroke suffered on Sunday, March 17.

A quartet composed of Mrs. E.R. Erickson, Mrs. Theodore Thompson, John Lokken and R.S. Green sang the selection, "Face to Face." A duet "One Sweetly Solemn Thought," was rendered by Mrs. William Genrich and Mrs. E.R. Erickson. The Rev. Anderson sang a tenor solo, "Lead Kindly Light." Miss Ruth Thompson acted as organ accompanist.

Interment was made in the family lot at the parish cemetery, with six nephews acting as pallbearers: A.M. Erickson, Cornell Erickson, Emil R. Erickson, Paul Rued, Axel Rued, and Arthur Thompson.

Mrs. Thompson had lived near Curtiss since 1890. She was born in Norway Aug. 20, 1861. She came to Wisconsin in 1889 and a year later was married to Olaf Thompson. Since her marriage she has resided on the present farm home. Her husband preceded her in death 22 years ago.

She is survived by five daughters and one son: Misses Clara, Esther and Alma, at home, Miss Minnie, Milwaukee, Miss Thea, Reno, Nev.; and Alfred, also at home. One brother, Matt Rued, Curtiss, also survives.

Mrs. Thompson was a member of the Lutheran Church and of the Ladies Aid Society.

Out of town relatives and friends who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Erickson, Mrs. William Genrich, and Mrs. C. Herman, Dorchester; Mrs. Lawrence Neitzel, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rued, Interwald; Mr. and Mrs. K.A. Jacobsen, Eau Claire; Miss Thea Thompson, Reno, Nev.; and Miss Minnie Thompson, Milwaukee.

 

 


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