Obit: Kjlahn, Wilhelmina (1861 - 1947)


Contact: Audrey Roedl



Surnames: Klahn, Blaedow, Haslow


----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.  15 May 1947)


Klahn, Wilhelmina (24 MAY 1861-04 MAY 1947)


Mrs. Wilhelmina Klahn, 86, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ed Haslow, at 11:45 Sunday night, May 4.


Mrs. Klahn, nee Wilhelmina Blaedow, was born in Germany on May 24, 1861, and came to America in May, 1882, settling in the town of Loyal and living in this vicinity for 65 years-the remainder of her life. She was married to Karl Klahn on Aug. 24, 1884. He preceded her in death on May 24, 1914. One son, Paul, also preceded her in death.


Surviving Mrs. Klahn are four sons, Frank, and Martin of Loyal, Ira of the town of Sherman, and Fred of Oakland, Cal.; one daughter, Mrs. Ed Haslow, of Loyal; a step-son, Charles, of Port Angeles, Wash.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Anna Mitchhell, of Manitowish; two brothers, Carl Blaedow of Loyal and August Blaedow of Newell, Ia., and a sister, Mrs. William Haslow, of Spencer. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.


Mrs. Klahn was a member of the Lutheran church and its Ladies’ aid and Mission Society.


Funeral services were held in Trinity Lutheran church at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 8. The hymns, "Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross," "Let Me Go," and "Asleep in Jesus," were sung by Mrs. J. C. Langholz and Mrs. Emma Rottjer, with Mrs. Jerry Will as accompanist.


Charles Rahm, August Witt, Frank Luchterhand, August Ehlert, Ernest Slayton and Max Neitzel served as pallbearers. In charge of flowers were Mrs. Ernest Slayton, Mrs. Will Kusa and Mrs. Charles Rahm.


Interment was in the Pine Grove cemetery.


Attending the funeral from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. August Blaedow of Newell, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Haslow of Spring Green; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kline and family of Stevens Point; Donald Haslow of Belleville, Ill.; Mrs. Anna Mitchell of Manitowish; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kline of Waupaca; Mrs. Helena Salzwedel and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bigger of Marshfield; Miss Anola Mae Haslow and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller of Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Irvine of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Haslow of Chili, and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Haslow of Owen.


The Tribune extends in the bereaved its sympathy in the loss of a beloved mother, grandmother and sister.



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