Obit: Collins, Clara (1892 - 1950)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Collins, Thiel, Albrecht, Durst, Pollnow, Marden, Keller, Stuve, Fradenburg, Flynn, Waters, Smith, Lund, Losey, Tullet, Drager, Baker, Zwolski, Theim, Kaleveno, Frye, Gausman

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 31, 1950

Collins, Clara (2 December 1892 - 27 August 1950)

Mrs. Henry Collins of Humbird died at the Wisconsin General Hospital at Madison on Sunday, August 27, 1950. She had been a patient there since June 24 and had been ill for several years.

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, August 30, at two o’clock at the Georgas Funeral Home with Rev. Gausman officiating. Burial was made in the Town of Mentor Cemetery.

Mrs. Collins, nee Clara Albrecht, was born on December 2, 1892, at Ripon to Herman and Emma Thiel Albrecht. She was a resident of Clark County since 1905 having moved here with her parents when she was 13 years old. They resided on a farm in the Town of Hewett until 1944 when they moved to Humbird. On July 5, 1911, she was married to Henry Collins in the Town of Hewett.

She is survived by her husband and five children: Sidney of Loyal, Robert of Eau Claire, Jessie, Clarence, and William all of Humbird, her mother, Mrs. Emma Albrecht, two brothers, Richard and Paul, of Neillsville, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 7, 1950

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday afternoon at the Georgas Funeral Home for Mrs. Henry Collins. The Rev. A. Gausman of Independence officiated. Mrs. Collins died at the Wisconsin General Hospital at Madison, having been a patient there since June 3.

Pallbearers were Arno Durst, Ed Pollnow, Earl Marden, Paul Keller, Raymond Stuve and Archie Fradenburg.

Floral offerings were in charge of Mrs. Arno Durst, Mrs. Lottie Flynn, Mrs. Beatrice Waters, Mrs. Walter Smith, Mrs. M. Lund and Mrs. H. L. Losey.

Mrs. Beatrice Waters and Mrs. Walter Smith sang two selections, accompanied by Mrs. H. L. Losey at the piano.

Persons from out of town attending the rites were: Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Collins, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins, Eau Claire; Mrs. Jess Collins, Dutton, Mont.; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Theil, Mr. and Mrs. William Tullet, Harold Drager, Mrs. Theil, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Albrecht, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Albrecht, Ida Baker, Minnie Baker, Louis Albrecht, Mrs. Minnie Albrecht, Mrs. Frank Zwolski, all of Ripon; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Theim of Green Lake; Mrs. Conrad Kaleveno of Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. William Theil, Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Albrecht, Mr. and Mrs. August Albrecht, Mrs. Albert Frye of Fairwater, Wis.

 

 


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