Kuester, Emma (5 AUG 1896 - 27 DEC 1983)






----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 01/04/1984


Kuester, Emma (5 AUG 1896 - 27 DEC 1983)

Emma Kuester, 87, of 311 S. Eaton, Greenwood, Clark County, died at 7:45 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1983.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 29, 1983, at Zion United Church of Christ, Greenwood. Officiating was Rev. Alwyn York. Interment was in the Greenwood Cemetery, with Mark Morrell, Paul Morrell, Jim Luther, Harold Blaasch, Arles Offord and Harvey Goeke serving as pallbearers.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Erwin Toburen, Ken Dyre, Dr. William Olson, Dr. R. L. Barnes, Hugh Severson and Phillip Vollrath. Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood, handled arrangements.

Emma Goeke was born to August and Lena (nee Stockmeier) Goeke on Aug. 5, 1896, at Newton, Wis. She received her education at Newton School.

On May 7, 1914, she and William Kuester were married at Greenwood. They farmed in the Town of Warner until 1939, when they built the Parkway Club and ran that for 20 years. They later retired and moved to the City of Greenwood.

She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, its Women's Guild and the Greenwood senior Citizens.

Surviving her are one son, Leon of Greenwood two daughters, Miss Loretta Kuester of Greenwood and Mrs. Douglas (Eldora) Luther of Merrill six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband in Jan. 1973 her parents one son, Lawrence three sisters and one brother.



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