Obit: Hoehne, Emma Lena (1873 - 1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Hoehne, Runkel, Braatz, Dyre, Wessel,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) November 19, 1953
Hoehne, Emma Lena (21 December 1873 - 9 November
Funeral services for Mrs. C. c. Hoehne, 79, were
held Thursday afternoon, November 12, from the Zion Evangelical and
Reformed Church. Interment was made in the Greenwood
Cemetery. Rev. Charles Koch officiated and graveside services
were conducted by members of the local Order of Eastern Star.
Pallbearers were grandsons.
During the service the choir sang, "Sometime we
will Understand" and "The Old Rugged Cross" accompanied on the
organ by Mrs. Adolph Wessel.
Mrs. Hoehne, formerly Emma Lena Runkel, the only
child of George and Louise Runkel, was born December 21, 1873, in
Reeseville, and was married to Carl C. Hoehne June 7, 1903, in that
city. She received her education in Reeseville and Watertown,
after which she taught school in and around Reeseville for 10
and Mrs. Hoehne celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last
June. Since their marriage they had lived in Greenwood, where
Mr. Hoehne has operated the Hoehne Hardware store for 51
years. Mrs. Hoehne was a member and past president of the
Reformed Ladies Aid Society, and an organizer of the Sunday school,
a past worthy matron and member of the Local Order of the Eastern
died November 9 at 8:15 p.m. at the home of her son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Braatz, after being in failing
health for several years.
She is survived by her husband, two sons, George and Julius, and two daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Ilma) Braatz, all of Greenwood, and Mrs. Oscar (Nelda) Dyre of Moorhead, Minn.; and nine grandchildren.
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