Obit: Wallace, Irene (1886 - 1958)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Wallace, Withoff, Hohenstein, Wischulke, Franklin 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 20, 1958 

Wallace, Irene (23 November 1886 - 13 March 1958) 

Mrs. Henry (Irene) Wallace, 71, Rt. 2, Granton, died March 13, in Neillsville after suffering a stroke several hours before.  

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home.  A reader of the Christian Science Church officiated.  Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 

Mrs. Wallace, the former Irene Hohenstein, was born November 23, 1886 in Utica, Ill., daughter of the late Frederick and Elizabeth (Withoff) Hohenstein.  She came as a young child with her parents to Clark County. The family located on a farm near Cannonville, and she received her education in the Cannonville School. 

Her marriage to Henry Wallace took place December 15, 1904, in Neillsville.  They resided in the city for 27 years and 10 years ago returned to their farm in the Town of Washburn. 

She is survived by her husband and four children: Kenneth, Neillsville; Theodore, Milwaukee; Mrs. Wilbert (Ann) Wischulke, Granton; and Doris, at home.  Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. C. M. (Anna) Franklin, Glendale, Ariz.; two brothers, Peter Hohenstein, Alma Center, and Fred Hohenstein, Rockport, Tex.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 



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