Obit: Luepke, Frederick A. (1892 - 1976)
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Surnames: LUEPKE WITTE HOOPS LUCHT BALKENENDE ZWICKE WEISTER KROHN TOWNSEND EDENS CAIRA SCHILLER OELRICH VOELKER CRAMER

----Sources: Marshfield News Hearld, (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 04/05/1976

Luepke, Frederick A. (4 Jan. 1892 - 2 Apr. 1976)

The Rev. Clarence R. Witte will conduct services at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hansen Chapel for Frederick A. Luepke, 84, Route 1, Abbotsford, Wis. He died at 9:04 p.m. Friday at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids.

Burial will be in the North Spencer Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Hansen Chapel from 2-9 p.m. today and until time of services Tuesday.

Mr. Luepke was born Jan. 4, 1892, in the Town of Unity, Clark County, and received his education at the Clark County schools. He farmed in Spencer for many years and also worked for Gateway Lumber Co. for 12 years. In 1954, he moved to Route 1, Abbotsford, where he farmed until retiring in 1963.

He had been a resident of Family Heritage Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids since Feb. 27, 1967.

On July 30, 1919, he married the former Sena Hoops, who died Dec. 30, 1933. He then married Rosa Lucht on Dec. 19, 1936. She died in June 1956. On Sept. 16, 1967, at Wisconsin Rapids, he married Olga Balkenende, who survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Pauline) Zwicke, Waukegan, Ill., Mrs. Jeanette Weister, Torrence, Calif., and Mrs. Alex (Virginia) Krohn, Route 3, Marshfield; four stepdaughters, Mrs. Harold (Margaret) Townsend, Route 4, Wisconsin Rapids, Mrs. Florence Edens, Fayetteville, N.C., Mrs. Charles (Elenora) Caira, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Dennis (Jo Ann) Schiller, Wausau; three sisters, Mrs. Alvina Oelrich, Mrs. Dora Voelker and Mrs. Ella Cramer, all of Spencer, 16 grandchildren, 15 step-grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Five sisters and three brothers also preceded him in death.

 

 


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