Obit: Menke, Bertha L. #2 (1870 - 1950)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Menke, Yerk, Wendlandt, Schwant, Butenhoff, Zuelsdorf

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 9, 1950

Menke, Bertha L. (6 January 1870 - 3 November 1950)

Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha L. Menke, 80, were held on Monday from the Gilbertson Funeral Home in Granton. Burial was made in the Nasonville Cemetery. She died on Friday night, November 3, of bronchial pneumonia.

Bertha Menke was born on January 6, 1870, at Mackford, Green Lake County, to Minnie and Fred Yerk. She was married on November 26, 1902, to William C. Menke. Two sons were born to them, Allen at home and Clarence of the Town of Fremont. A brother George preceded her in death.

Surviving relatives are the husband, the sons, and two brothers, Frank of Brandon, and Henry of Fairwater.

Pallbearers were: Raymond Wendlandt, Mervin Yerk, Ervin Schwant, Leo Butenhoff, George Zuelsdorf and Ervin Yerk.



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