Obit: Altenberger, Clara #4 (1864 - 1938)

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Surnames: Altenberger, Schulte, Paushek, Meier, Rahn, Laux, Domer, Klingbeil, Lipprandt, Buckholtz, Awe, Gurmach

----Sources: Owen Enterprise (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 12/01/1938

Altenberger, Clara #e (24 AUG 1864 - 23 NOV 1938)

Mrs. Joseph Altenberger, 74, died Wednesday night at six o’clock at her home in Colby following a two year illness.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at two o’clock at St. John’s Evangelical and Reformed Church. The Rev. S.A. Schmiechen conducted the services and burial was made in the Colby Cemetery (actually St. Mary’s).

Mrs. Altenberger, nee Clara Schulte, was born in the town of Herman, Sheboygan Co., Aug. 24, 1864. Fifty-nine years ago she came to Clark County with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schulte. She was married about 54 years ago to Joseph Altenberger, who preceded her in death 18 years ago. A son, William, died in 1936.

Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. John Pauschek of Luxemberg; Mrs. Henry Meier of Appleton; Miss Eleanor Altenberger of Stevens Point; Mrs. Martha Rahn and Mrs. Edgar Laux of the town of Colby; and Miss Pauline Altenberger at home; one brother, Robert Schulte of Colby; two sisters, Mrs. William Domer of Unity and Mrs. Rose Klingbeil of Chicago; three half brothers, Charles Schulte of Colby, Arthur Schulte of Marathon and Emil Schulte of Dubuque, Ia.; and four half sisters, Mrs. Reinholdt Lipprandt of Green Grove, Mrs. August Buckholtz of Holcombe, and Mrs. Edward Awe and Mrs. Henry Gurmach of Sturtevant.



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