Obit: Farrell, Margaret V. (1911 - 2005)
Contact: Ken Wood  

Surnames: Farrell, Karoblis, Hageneau, Hohn, Fuller, Johnson, Cook, Richardson, Helminiak, Kopelke, Elmer

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 17 Feb. 2005; p. A4, col. 3.

Farrell, Margaret V. (4 Nov. 1911 - 15 Feb. 2005)

Margaret V. Farrell, 93, of 130 Strawberry Lane, Wisconsin Rapids, died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 15, 2005, at Riverview Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids. The Rev. Andrew Karoblis will officiate. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Margaret was born Nov. 4, 1911, in Arpin to William and Rebecca (Hageneau) Hohn. She married Michael W. Farrell, Jr., on Jan. 14, 1929, in Waukon, Iowa. He died on Dec. 17, 1990.

She was an elementary school teacher for 32 years, teaching at Blenker, Pittsville, Dexterville, Rudolph and the last 17 years at Sts. Peter & Paul School in Wisconsin Rapids.

She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and the Wisconsin Rapids Senior Citizens. She and her husband were instrumental in forming the Craft Shoppe in Wisconsin Rapids and she loved to play bingo.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary (Roy) Fuller of Mosinee; eight grandchildren, Douglas (Roxanne) Fuller of Rudolph, Lori (Earl) Johnson of Wisconsin Rapids, Curt (Angeline) Fuller of Rudolph, Carmen (Bill) Richardson of Milladore and Rose (Mark) Helminiak of Junction City; 21 great-grandchildren; one niece, Margaret "Butch" (Robert) Kopelke of Wisconsin Rapids; and a lifelong friend, Irene Elmer of Arpin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five sisters; five brothers; and one great-grandson, Matthew Cook.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today and again from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Taylor Funeral Home, 2201 Chestnut St., Wisconsin Rapids.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to St. John’s Church of Christ in Arpin or Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids.

Biographical Information

1920 Federal Census, Wood, Wisconsin

Name: Margaret Hohne 
Estimated Birth Year: 1911
Age: 8
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Household
Parent: Wilhelm Hohne M 53y (1867)
Parent: Rebecca Hohne F 47y (1873)
John Hohne M 25y (1895)
Sophie Hohne F 23y (1897)
Anna Hohne F 20y (1900)
Bessie Hohne F 16y (1904)
Fred Hohne M 14y (1906)
Wilma Hohne F 11y (1909)
Walter Hohne M 11y (1909)
Margaret Hohne F 8y (1912)
Carl Hohne M 4y (1916)

1930 Census, Arpin, Wood, Wisconsin

Name: Margaret Hohn
Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Arpin, Wood, Wisconsin
Gender: Female
Age: 18
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Estimated Birth Year: 1911
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Sister
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Enumeration District Number: 1
Family Number: 42
Sheet Number and Letter: 2B
Line Number: 75 
Household
Fred Hohn M 24
Walter Hohn M 21
Margaret Hohn F 18 (sister)

Carl Hohn M 14


 

 


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