Obit: Feind, Genevieve L. #2 (1913 - 2011)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Feind, Frome, Grieger, Groshek, Hackel, Klavinski, Runke


----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, December 21, 2011, page 14


Feind, Genevieve L. (Grieger) (October 22, 1913 - December 14, 2011)


Genevieve L. Feind, age 98, of Colby, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2011, in Milwaukee at the home of her daughter.

Genevieve was born October 22, 1913, to Adolph and Elizabeth (Klavinski) Grieger in Athens.


As a child in the summer, Genevieve traveled with her parents picking ferns to sell, staying in various camps along the way. She received her education in the rural Athens area. Genevieve was united in marriage to Ernest Feind on August 29, 1933, at the St. Mary’s Rectory in Colby.


The two of them raised their family and farmed their entire lives in the Town of Colby.

Genevieve enjoyed outdoors, fishing, gardening, cooking, baking, and making quilts. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Joyce (Late Donald) Runke of Milwaukee, Shirley (Late Anthony) Groshek of Milwaukee, Dennis (Carol) Feind of Abbotsford, and Darlene (Dennis) Frome of Colby. She is further survived by 19 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.
Genevieve is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest; her son, David; her brother, Gilbert Grieger; her sister, Angeline Grieger; three half-brothers; and numerous step-brothers and step-sisters.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Colby. Father Daniel Hackel will officiate. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will follow the service at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Colby.



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