Obit: Paulus, Irene Margaret (1891 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Paulus, Baker, Wolfert, Walker, Kneesel, Bradish, Sullivan, Gardner, Geary, Zank, Ludovic, Wall, Scott, Koehler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/21/1968

Paulus, Irene Margaret (21 July 1891 - 12 March 1968)

Mrs. Irene Margaret Paulus, 70, of Denver, Colo., died March 12. Funeral services were held Monday from the Georgas Funeral Home in Neillsville. The Rev. W. C. Koehler of the United Church of Christ officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Mrs. Paulus, the former Irene Baker, was born July 21, 1891, in Noble, Ill., the daughter of the late John and Anna Baker. Following the death of her first husband, Herman Wolfert, she was married to Blucher Paulus.

Mrs. Paulus is survived by a daughter, Mrs. William (Margaret) Walker of Madison; by four sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Elma) Kneesel of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Ed (Beulah) Bradish of Ft. Dodge, Ia., Mrs. Charles (Blanch) Sullivan of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Fred (Ethel) Gardner of Mattoon, Ill.; and by a brother, Loy Baker of Chicago, Ill. Other survivors include three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

“Softly and Tenderly” and “Abide with Me” were sung by Ellis Wall, accompanied by Mrs. Jess W. Scott.

Pallbearers were: P. C. Ludovic, Walter Zank, Ellis Wall, William Walker, Charles Sullivan and Arthur Kneesel.

Out of town people here for the service included: Mr. and Mrs. William Walker and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Geary of Madison; Arthur Kneesel of Denver, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sullivan and Loy Baker of Chicago, Ill.; and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zank of Fairchild.



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