Obit: Pipkorn, Clara Molly (1878 - 1955)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Pipkorn, Cammers, Pacholke, Vogel, Pitt, Perry, Steffen, Ahrens, Wettestead, Riley  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 31, 1955 

Pipkorn, Clara Molly (28 June 1878 - 26 March 1955) 

Mrs. Clara Pipkorn, 76, died Saturday, March 26, at 12:30 p.m. at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Louie Vogel, Greenwood.  She had been an invalid following a stroke 3 ½ years ago. She had several more strokes the past two weeks. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood.  The Rev. Arthur Riley officiated. Burial was made in the Beaver Cemetery. 

Mrs. Pipkorn, nee Clara Molly Cammers, was born at Two Rivers, Wis., June 28, 1878.  She received her education at Two Rivers.  IN 1898 she came to the Town of Beaver, where she was married June 19, 1899, to Arthur J. Pipkorn.  After their marriage they lived on their farm 13 miles northeast of Greenwood until nine years ago.  After the death of her husband she came to live with her son-in-law and daughter, the Louie Vogels, where she had since resided.  Her husband died April 13, 1946. 

She is survived by five daughters and three sons: Mrs. Fred (Cora) Pacholke of Hayward, Mrs. Louie (Rhoda) Vogel of Greenwood, May H. Pitt and Mrs. Dell (Mabel) Perry, both of Milwaukee, Mrs. E. G. (Olive) Steffen of Tampa, Fla., Roy Pipkorn of Unity, Lloyd Pipkorn of Bensenville, Ill., and Vern Pipkorn, address unknown; also eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; five sisters - Mrs. Charles Ahrens of Two Rivers, Mrs. John Ahrens of Mishicot, Wis., Mrs. Ben Pipkorn of Westboro, Miss Esther Cammers and Mrs. John Wettestead, both of California; and one brother, Fred Cammers of Colorado. 



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