Obit: Laux, Lydia Rose (1893 - 1989)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 01/03/1990

Laux, Lydia Rose (1893 - 1989)

Lydia Laux, 96, Colonial Living Center, Colby, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1989, at 9:30 a.m. Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 29, 1989, at First United Church of Christ, Colby. Rev. Kenneth Dix officiated. Burial was in Colby Memorial Cemetery. Nephews and grandnephews served as pallbearers.

Lydia (Altenberger) Laux was born Nov. 21, 1893, in Howard's Grove, to Joe and Clara (Schulte) Altenberger. She received her education at St. Mary's Parochial School, Colby. She worked for Sears and Roebuck for 3 years in Chicago. She then worked as a telephone operator in Stevens Point until her marriage. She married Edgar Laux, June 25, 1925, in Stevens Point. After her marriage they moved to Colby area and farmed for many years before retiring. He husband died May 24, 1983. She was a member of First United Church of Christ, and its Ladies Guild.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, three brothers and five sisters.

Rux Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



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