Obit: Young, Elizabeth (1886 - 1948)


Surnames: Young, Wolk, Hederer, Goede, Schinabeck, Krueger, Arnold

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/06/1949

Young, Elizabeth (16 Oct. 1886 - 27 Dec. 1948)

Mrs. Elizabeth Young, age 62, formerly of Colby, passed away at St. Nicholas Hospital at Sheboygan, Wis., on Dec. 27, 1948. She was born in East Prussia, Germany, on Oct. 16, 1886, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wolk.

At an early age, the deceased came to America, settling with her parents in Pennsylvania for a number of years, and came to this locality in 1896.

She was married to Julius Young in November, 1906, after which they lived in the Colby community until 16 years ago when the family moved to Sheboygan. Her husband preceded her in death five years ago. Her parents, one sister, one brother and a daughter, Theresa, also preceded her.

Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. Anton Hederer, Mrs. Henry Goede and Mrs. Tony Schinabeck, all of Sheboygan, and Mrs. David Arnold of Chicago, Ill., three grand children, three brothers and one sister, Fred Wolk, Mrs. Bertha Fricke and Emil Wolk, all of Colby, and Chas. Wolk of Seattle, Wash.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Ballhorn’s Funeral Chapel, Rev. E. R. Krueger, officiating, and burial was made in Wildwood cemetery at Sheboygan.



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