Obit: Schoengarth, Anna (1877 - 1954)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Schoengarth, Biscabing, Klopf, Gault, Kleefisch, Simmonmeir, Clemence, Wifler, Radliff, Karsteadt, Harcey, Kroll 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 22, 1954 

Schoengarth, Anna (13 December 1877 - 18 July 1954) 

Mrs. Fred (Anna) Schoengarth, 77, 201 E. 6th Street, Neillsville, died July 18, at a hospital in Plymouth, Wis. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 21, from the Georgas Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Harcey officiating.  Burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 

Mrs. Schoengarth was born December 13, 1877, at Sheboygan to John and Bertha (Biscabing) Klopf.   When she was small her parents moved to Clark County and purchased a farm in the Town of York, which is now owned by Edward Kroll. She received her elementary schooling in the Happy Hollow School.  She was married May 4, 1898, at the farm home of her parents to Fred Schoengarth of Neillsville.  Following their marriage she and her husband purchased a farm in the Town of Grant, which was their home for 52 years.  In 1950 they retired and moved to Neillsville. 

Mr. and Mrs. Schoengarth had gone to Plymouth on July 5 for a visit with relatives.  On Wednesday morning she suffered a stroke and was admitted to the hospital where she died Sunday morning.  

She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Alvina Gault, and two sons, Albert of Neillsville and Arthur of Greenwood; six sisters: Mrs. Amelia Kleefisch, Mrs. Lena Simmonmeir, Mrs. Bertha Clemence, Mrs. Elsie Wifler, all of Plymouth; Mrs. Hilda Radliff and Mrs. Clara Karsteadt, both of Sheboygan; two brothers, Godlieb, Sheboygan and John Klopf, Glenbeulah, Wis., 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  

Deceased members of her family are her parents and one son, who died in infancy. 



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