Obit: Broeske, Emma E. (1902 - 1975)

Contact: Ken Wood

Surnames: Broeske, Loehrke, Behring, Greunke

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.)Wed., March 5, 1975; P 3

Broeske, Emma E. (3 Oct. 1902 - 4 March 1975)

Mrs. Emma E. Broeske

ABBOTSFORD--Seervices for Mrs. Emma E. Broeske, 72, Abbotsford, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Christ Lutheran Church. Mrs. Broeske died at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, where she had benn addmitted March 2.

The Rev. Kenneth Loehrke, pastor, will conduct the service. Burial will foloow in the Abbotsford Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Lulloff Funerral Home in Colby after 2 p.m. Thursday.

The former Emma Behring was born Oct. 3, 1902, at Dorchester, Wis. She was married to Elroy Broeske Oct. 12, 1921, at Dorchester, Wis. He died Nov. 7, 1969.

After their marriage the couple farmed in the town of Mayville until 1957, when they moved to Colby. Following the death of her husband, she made her home in the Green Vista Apartments at Abbotsford, Wis.

She was a member of the O.D.O. Organization, Senior Citizens Club and Christ Lutheran Church in Abbotsford, Wis. Mrs. Broeske had been active in the Ladies Aid of St. Peter's Lutheran Church at Dorchester, Zion Lutheran Church at Colby and Christ Lutheran Church.

Survicors include three sons, Donald, Garden Grove, Calif., Clyde, Dorchester, and Marvin, Abbotsford; a daughter, Mrs. Armin (Dorothy) Greunke, Fond du lac; a brother, CArl Behring, Wausua; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by five sisters.



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