Obit: Poppe, Ella
(1863 - 1936)
Surnames: POPPE BURKE
----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 24 Sep 1936
Poppe, Ella (11 AUG 1863 - 15 SEP 1936)
Mrs. Ella Poppe, died at the home of her son, Wm. E. Poppe Jr., Ishpeming, Mich., on Sept. 15th, 1936, death being caused by hardening of the arteries. She reached the age of 73 years, 1 month and 11 days.
Ella Burke was born in Kingston, Wis., on Aug. 11, 1863. She was united in marriage to Wm. E. Poppe, on Nov. 3, 1885, at Edson, Wis. and he preceded her in death last May 20th. Mrs. Poppe spent the greater part of her married life in and near Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) until she moved to L’Anse, Mich., with her husband about fifteen years ago.
She leaves to mourn, two sons, John of Marquette, Mich., and Wm. E. Jr., of Ishpeming, Mich.
The body was brought here to the Bogumill Funeral Home last Thursday and on Friday morning funeral services were conducted by Rev. A.M. Muckerheide at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, of which congregation deceased had been a member for many years. Interment was made in the parish cemetery beside her husband and daughter. Pallbearers were: Carl Beilfuss, L.P. Wasldorf, John Burke, Manford Nye, John Roth and James P. Snyder.
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