Obit: Luepke, Elizabeth (1882 - 1962)
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----Sources: Marshfield News Hearld, (Marshfield, Wood Co. Wis.) 05/16/1962

Luepke, Elizabeth (12 Aug. 1882 - 15 May 1962)

Mrs. August Luepke, 79, of 211 N. Chestnut Ave., died of age complications shortly before noon Tuesday at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Hansen Funeral Chapel. The Rev. R. L. Jacobs, pastor of the First Methodist Church, will officiate and burial will be made in Hillside Cemetery.

The body will repose at the funeral home beginning Thursday noon.

The former Elizabeth Fenhouse was born Aug. 12, 1882 in Fond du Lac County. She moved to Castlewood, S.D., and in 1906 moved to Spencer. Her marriage took place in Bessemer, Mich., on April 29, 1908 to August Luepke. After their marriage, they lived in Spencer except for a short time when they resided in Colby, Loyal and Ladysmith. In 1941, they came to Marshfield. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1958.

She is survived by her husband; five sons, Casper, Grand Rapids, Mich.; James, Warnerd and Melvin, Milwaukee; and Vern, Aledo, Ill.; three daughters, Miss Elnora Luepke, Marshfield; Mrs. Harold (Viola) Newman, Loyal, and Mrs. Myron (Hazel) Riplinger, LaCrosse; 28 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Will Ganford, Castlewood, S.D.; Mrs. Harley Graves, Spencer; Mrs. Grace Davis, Chippewa Falls; Mrs. Hugo Otto, Athens; and Mrs. Bessie Sperry, Racine, and three brothers, Henry and Farrett Fenhouse, Spencer, and William Fenhouse, Ladysmith.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.



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