Sophie #3 (1913 - 2004)
Contact: Carol (Purkis) Mitte
Surnames: Klemme, Lucht, Voigt
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 30 Nov. 2004; Page A4
Klemme, Sophie Emelia #3 (16 Feb. 1913 - 23 Nov. 2004)
LOYAL-Sophie Emelia Klemme, 91, of Minneapolis, formerly of Loyal, died Nov. 23, 2004, at her home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Cuddie Funeral Home in Loyal. Visitation was one hour prior to the services. Burial followed in the Loyal Lutheran Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 16, 1913, in Loyal to Gust and Elizabeth (Lucht) Voigt, She married Otto R. Klemme on Feb. 2, 1946, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal. He preceded her in death. She contracted polio in 1952 but continued her duties as wife and mother. Following her husband's death she moved to Marquette, Mich., and then to Minneapolis.
She is survived by her children, Kay Klemme, Minneapolis, and Dr. Kirk "Butch"(Ann) Klemme, Hancock, Mich.; one granddaughter and one step granddaughter; and two brothers, Alan (Janice) Voigt, Neillsville, and Jim (Kathy) Voigt Marshfield.
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