Obit: Oelrich, Emma (1896 - 1984)

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Surnames: Oelrich, Kaulfuerst, Ruhbusch, Janda, Schoolman, Macheichok, Johnson

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 14 Aug. 1984, pg. 2

Oelrich, Emma (13 Apr. 1896 - 13 Aug. 1984)

Spencer, Wis. - Mrs. Frederick (Emma A.) Oelrich, 88, of Route 1, Spencer, Wisconsin, died at 8:50 p.m. Monday at Marshfield Convalescent Center, where she was since July 31.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Spencer. The Rev. William H. Ruhbusch will officiate. Burial will be in West Spencer Cemetery. Grandsons will be pallbearers.

Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday at Rux Funeral Home, Spencer.

The former Emma A. Kaulfuerst was born April 13, 1896 in Klostergrab, Austria, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Johan (Rosalie Janda) Kaulfuerst. She began her education in Austrian schools and in 1907 came to the United States and completed her education here. She lived in Texas and Canada before moving to Wisconsin.

On April 21, 1914 in Milwaukee she was married to Frederick Oelrich. After their marriage they lived on Route 1, Spencer, Wis.  Her husband died Sept. 20, 1978.

A member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mrs. Oelrich is survived by three sons, Roy of Rhinelander, Albert of Spencer and Arthur of Route 1, Unity; five daughters, Mrs. Carl (Esther) Schoolman of Spencer, Mrs. Harry (Beatrice) Machiechok of Rhinelander, Mrs. Clarence (Alice) Johnson of Route 4, Marshfield, and Misses Edna and Frieda Oelrich, both of Spencer; 28 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Joseph Kaulfuerst of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She was predeceased by six sons, one brother and three sisters.

Family Notes

Frederick Herman Oelrich died in Marshfield, Wisconsin, 20 Sep 1978 at 91 yrs.

Frederick R. Oelrich died Jan, 2009, Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.), 10 Jan 2009

1900 Federal Census, ED 72 Brighton township, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 5, family 84

Fred Oelrich, white, single male

Household Members
head Gustof Oelrich M 51 Germany
wife Amelia Oelrich F 45 Germany
son Charlie Oelrich M 19 Illinois
son Frank Oelrich M 17 Wisconsin
daughter Sophia Oelrich F 15 Wisconsin
son Fred Oelrich M 13 (Sep 1887) Wisconsin
son William Oelrich M 6 Wisconsin
son George Oelrich M 3 Wisconsin

1917-1918 World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards

Fred Herman Oelrich
event place: Clark County, Wisconsin, United States
gender: Male
birth date: 07 Sep 1887
birthplace: Brighton, Wisconsin, United States
country of citizenship: United States



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