Obit: Senkbeil, Ella (1887 - 1960)
Surnames: Senkbeil, Plutte, Christian, Fleischauer, Laabs, Kademan, Youmans, Weix, Bane, Wollert, Wiedenhoeft, Spann, Hueber, Darling, Arndt, Seickman, Heling, Klein, Fenn, Brendel, Flink, Augustine, Walter
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/17/1960
Senkbeil, Ella (5 Dec. 1887 - 10 Mar. 1960)
Mrs. Henry A. Senkbeil died of a heart ailment and complications at her home last Thursday morning at the age of 72 years. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Zion Lutheran church, Rev. William R. Christian officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were E. A. Fleischauer, Emil Laabs, Ed Kademan, J. J. Youmans, Dr. F. A. Weix and C. J. Bane.
Mrs. Senkbeil, the former Ella Plutte, was born on December 5, 1887, in the town of Green Grove and married Henry Senkbeil on June 3, 1911, in the town of Green Grove. They resided there until 1924 when they moved to Colby to operate the city bakery. Mrs. Senkbeil was known to everyone in the Colby area for her honest dealings, and, being of a congenial disposition, had many friends who will miss her.
Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Ray (Lorraine) Wollert of Colby; two grand children; a brother, William Plutte of Curtiss; a sister, Mrs. Herman Wiedenhoeft of Colby, Wis.
One sister, Mrs. August Spann, preceded her in death.
Out-of-town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Wiedenhoeft of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Hattie Plutte of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hueber, Mr. and Mrs. Beverly Darling, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Arndt, Mrs. Elva Seickman, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Heling of Sheboygan, and Mr. and Mrs. Gust Senkbeil of Sheboygan, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Klein and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fenn of Millersville, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Brendel of Sheboygan Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Flink and Miss Viola Spann of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Plutte of Curtiss, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Augustine of Stratford, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Walter of Chippewa Falls.
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