Obit: Elmhorst, Helen (1908 - 1955) 

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Elmhorst, Brown, Wegner, Hainz, Stanley, Duge, Seelow, Pettit, Lezotte, Galstad, Lehman, Schewe, Storm, Gallagher, Downer, Schuelke, Junchen, Smith, Dahl, Nimmer, Hammel, Ohloff, Gaden, Hintz, Sweet, Specht, Tyler, Rowe, Lichte, Stover, Lemke, LaBarge, Jones, Zillmer 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 3, 1955 

Elmhorst, Helen (11 July 1908 - 26 January 1955)  

Mrs. Clarence (Helen) Elmhorst, age 46, of the Town of Grant, Neillsville, Rt. 1, died January 26, 1955, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, where she had been a patient since last December. 

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 29, from St. John’s Lutheran Church at 2:00 p.m.  The Rev. Alfred Schewe was in charge.  The body in charge of the Georgas Funeral Home was interred in the Town of Grant Cemetery. 

Helen was born July 11, 1908, in the Town of Grant to Rudolph and Lydia (Brown) Wegner.  She received her education in the Washington School in the Town of Grant and St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran School at Neillsville and was graduated with the class of 1925 from the Neillsville High School.  Her marriage to Clarence Elmhorst took place November 25, 1925, at Neillsville. She became ill two years ago and in September, 1954, entered the hospital and later was a patient at the River Pines Sanitarium at Stevens Point.  She again entered the hospital in December, 1954. 

Mrs. Elmhorst is survived by her husband, one daughter, Dianne, at home, two sons, Ronald of Manawa and Wendell of Neillsville; her aged parents and one sister, Mrs. Elmer (Gertrude) Elmhorst of Granton. 

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church at Neillsville. 

Pallbearers were Edward Hainz, Roy Stanley, William Duge, Kenneth Seelow, Norbert Pettit and Edward Lezotte. 

Wilfred Galstad and the school children of the Lutheran School sang at the services, accompanied by Victor Lehman. 

Close relatives from out of town attending the rites were: Ronald Elmhorst, Manawa; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Elmhorst, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Elmhorst and family, Mr. and Mrs. Louie Elmhorst, Mrs. Carl Storm, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Gallagher, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Downer, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schuelke, Mrs. Anna Junchen, Fred Elmhorst, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Elmhorst, all of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Elmhorst, Henry Elmhorst, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Ted Smith, Mrs. Fred Elmhorst, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Dahl, Mrs. Freida Dahl, Chili; Mrs. Ed Nimmer, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hammel, Mrs. Dewey Ohloff, Miss Patricia Gaden, Okauchee; Max Wegner, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hintz, Mrs. Gill Sweet, Mrs. Albert Specht, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Tyler, Wayne Tyler, all of Marshfield; Mrs. Byrl Rowe, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lichte, Mrs. John Stover, Good Thunder, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lemke and family, Loyal; Mrs. Louise LaBarge and Phillip, Ladysmith; Robert and Clarence Wegner, Sheldon; Mrs. Maurice Jones, Baraboo and Mrs. Alfred Zillmer, Greenwood. 



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