Obit: Strommen, Clara (1880 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Strommen, Thompson, Leafblad, McKnight, Holmes, Brugger

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/11/1968

Strommen, Clara (29 December 1880 - 31 March 1968)

Mrs. Martin Strommen, 87, of Spooner, former Greenwood resident, died March31, at the Shell Lake Hospital after a lingering illness. Mrs. Strommen, nee Clara Thompson, was born December 29, 1880, in Blanchardville. In February, 1904, she was married to Martin Strommen.

Surviving are her husband; three daughters, Mrs. Conrad (Mabel) Leafblad of Iron River, Mrs. E. H. (Alice) McKnight of Madison, and Mrs. Oliver (Hazel) Holmes of Middleton; three sons, Arthur of Spooner, Gilman of Search Lake, Nev., and Howard of Green Bay; 21 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Olena Brugger of Oakland, Calif.; and a brother, Henry Thompson of Thorp.

Funeral services were held April 3, from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Spooner.



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