Obit: Kepke, Anna (1879 - 1955)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Kepke, Fenz, Decker, Kerstall

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 20, 1955 

Kepke, Anna (8 November 1879 - 15 October 1955) 

Mrs. Henry (Anna) Kepke, 76, died Satruday, October 15, at 3:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where she was taken by ambulance on Friday following a heart attack. 

Funeral Services were to be held Wednesday, October 19, at the West Side Evangelical and Reformed Chruch. Burial was to be made in the Greenwood Cemetery. 

Mrs. Kepke, nee Anna Fenz, was born November 8, 1879, at Watertown.  She attended the Watertown public school.  She was married to Henry Kepke in 1905 in Watertown. They lived there until 1910. Then they moved onto their home farm, north of Greenwood, when it was wild land.  They cleared and built up the farm, where she lived the past 45 years.  Mr. Kepke died in 1934.  

Mrs. Kepke was a member of the Hemlock Aid and the West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Theodore (Evelyn) Decker of Greenwood, and two grandsons, Donald Decker of Greenwood and Bernard Decker in the U. S. Army, stationed in Germany; one sister, Mrs. Ida Kerstall of Rosendale, Wis., and one brother, Warren Fenz of Watertown. 



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