Obit: Hemp, Clara Minnie Alma (1907 - 2010)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Hemp, Marg, Poppe, Bohnsack,
Buchholz, Radue, Shirk, Warmuth
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 14, 2010
Hemp, Clara Minnie Alma (6 September 1907
- 6 April 2010)
Clara Hemp, 102, of Neillsville, died
Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at the Memorial Health and Rehabilitation
Center in Neillsville.
Clara Minnie Alma Hemp was born Sept. 6,
1907, in the Town of Weston, Clark County, the daughter of Charles
and Hulda (Marg) Poppe. She was baptized in the Town of
Weston and confirmed March 20, 1921, at the Immanuel Evangelical
Lutheran Church in Globe. Clara taught school for four years
and then was united in marriage to Leo Hemp June 12, 1929, at the
Immanuel Church in Globe.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran
Church’s Ladies Aid.
Clara is survived by a daughter, Vivian
Bohnsack of Neillsville; two grandchildren, Joan (Roger) Buchholz
of Christie and Karen (Dennis) Radue of Hewett; five
great-grandchildren, Alan Buchholz, Candi (Dale) Shirk, Laura
Buchholz, Zach Radue and Karina Radue; and two
great-great-grandchildren, Abigail Shirk and Megan Shirk.
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Leo; her parents; one great-grandchild, Brian; one
great-great-grandchild, Alexander; a son-in-law, Lawrence Bohnsack;
and five sisters.
A Memorial service for Clara was held at
5 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 2010, at St. John’s Evangelical
Lutheran Church in Neillsville. Pastor John Warmuth
officiated. Interment was in the Neillsville City
Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at
Online condolences may be made at
The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Clara’s family with funeral arrangements.
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