Obit: Hake, Augusta (1889 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hake, Martens, Rosenbaum, Stelloh, Henchen, Gress, Mashin, McWilliams

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/14/1968

Hake, Augusta (7 January 1889 - 7 November 1968)

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from St. Ann’s Chapel in Stoughton for Mrs. Augusta Hake, 79, who died in a nursing home in Stoughton last Thursday evening following a long illness. Burial was made in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery, Ft. Atkinson.

The former Augusta Martens was born in Chicago, Ill., January 7, 1889, and came to Clark County with her parents in 1896. The family located on a farm in the Town of Pine Valley. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Neillsville High School.

She was married on May 28, 1918, to Rush S. Hake, who preceded her in death in 1942. The Hake family operated a farm in the Town of Grant for any years. In 1957, Mrs. Hake moved to Stoughton, where she had since resided. She was a member of St. Ann’s church and the Altar Society.

Mrs. Hake is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Gus (Janet) Rosenbaum of Stoughton; a sister, Mrs. Louise Stelloh of Milwaukee; a brother, John Martens of Humbird, a half-sister, Miss Helanda Martens and a half-brother, Julius Martens, both of Neillsville; and by six grandchildren.

Those from the Neillsville area attending the service were: Clara Henchen, Helanda Martens, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gress, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hake and Mrs. Al Mashin; Mr. and Mrs. John Martens of Humbird; and Mrs. John McWilliams of Colorado Springs, Colo.



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