Obit: Vollrath, Louise (1852 - 1948)
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Surnames: VOLLRATH KLOCKE SCHWARZE KORP

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 05/13/1948

Vollrath, Louise (14 AUG 1852 - 11 MAY 1948)

Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.) - Mrs. Philip Vollrath Sr., 95, a resident of this community for the past 73 years, died at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of her son, Henry Vollrath, 3 miles northwest of here. She had been ill for the past four weeks.

The body will repose at the family home beginning this evening and funeral services will be held there at 1:30 o’clock Saturday afternoon, May 15. At 2 p.m. services will be held at the West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church here with the Rev. J.C. Klingeberger officiating. Burial will be made in West Side Cemetery.

Mrs. Vollrath, nee Louis Klocke, was born in Germany on Aug. 14, 1852, and when she was 4 years of age, she came to the United States with her parents, who settled at Sheboygan.

On Sept. 2, 1875, at Sheboygan, she was married to Philip Vollrath and resided continuously until Oct. 30, 1923. Shortly after their marriage the couple moved to the Greenwood farm where Mrs. Vollrath resided continuously until her death Tuesday.

She is survived by a son, Henry Vollrath, Greenwood; two daughters, Mrs. August (Mary) Schwarze, Greenwood, and Mrs. George (Lena) Korp; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Vollrath was preceded in death by four children, Emma and Herman in infancy, and Rudolph and William. A brother and two sisters are also deceased.

 

 


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