Obit: Hubbard, Emma (1859 - 1944)
Surnames: Hubbard, Fleishauer, McGuine, Misfeldt, Mason
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09/21/1944
Hubbard, Emma (12 APR 1859 - 10 SEP 1944)
Mrs. Emma Hubbard passed away at the home of her son, B.W. Hubbard near Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) on Sunday evening, Sept. 10, 1944, caused from a stroke of paralysis, which she suffered on Labor Day. She had reached the age of 86 years, 4 months and 28 days.
Emma Katherine Fleishauer was born April 12, 1859 at Chicago, Ill. She with her parents later moved to a farm near La Crosse, where they lived for some time. At the age of 16 years she came to Bear Creek, near Durand, where the family resided.
On April 14, 1880 she was united in marriage to Newton Hubbard. They lived on his farm in Dunn County for many years. In their declining years they built a new home on a smaller piece of land that they owned in Pepin County., where they resided until Mr. Hubbard’s death on April 12, 1928.
In the spring of 1931 she sold her farm and moved to Durand, where she lived until she was unable to care for her home alone.
Mrs. Hubbard was a faithful member of the M.E. Church at Durand for many years.
To this union was born five children, all of whom are living, namely, Lenore, Mrs. John McGuine of Durand; Clinton of Durand; Clayton of Oshkosh; Bert of Thorp and Mabel, Mrs. John Misfeldt of Thorp. Besides her children she is survived by one brother, Chas. Fleishauer of Arkansaw, one sister, Mrs. Rose Mason of Menomonie; ; thirteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; five grandsons and one granddaughter are serving in the armed forces - Kenneth McGuine, S2c in South Pacific,, Capt. Robert Hubbard, Washington, D.C., Ensign Corinne Hubbard, Washington, D.C., Cpl. Allen Hubbard, N.C., Clyde Misfeldt, EM2c, Great lakes, Ill., Sgt Galen Misfeldt, Kellogg Field, Mich.
Her life was gentle, but like still waters it was deep. In her heart of hearts she carried those she loved and her hand was never weary, her step never failed in ministering unto, caring for, and waiting upon those who were depended upon her in any way.
Funeral services were conducted at the Thorp Funeral Home at two o’clock on Tuesday afternoon by Rev. James Irish, after which the body was taken to Durand. On Wednesday afternoon another service was held at the Durand M.E. Church, conducted by Rev. marks. She was laid to rest in the Forest Hill Cemetery beside her husband.
Pallbearers at Thorp were Chas. Frinack, Reid Gibbs, Ebbie Cook, Chas. Henkins, Oscar and Harry Boie.
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