Obit: Hermanson, Lena Kalepp (1875 - 1947)

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Surnames: Hermanson, Kalepp, Krueger, Parks, Pueschner, Simmons, Ritz, Steinert, Fass, Anderson, Marten, Holzschuh, Justman, Vanderhoof, Kuehe, Jensen, Sedlack, Brecke

----Source: Spencer Record, Spencer, Wis.) 05/29/1947

Hermanson, Lena Kalepp (28 JAN 1875 – 23 MAY 1947)

Mrs. C. Hermanson Passes Away

Mrs. Charles Hermanson, 72, of Marshfield, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, at 1:10 p. m. Friday. She had been a patient at the hospital for a week prior to her death which was caused by complications following an operation.

Mrs. Hermanson nee Lena Kalepp, was born in Leipzig, Germany, Jan. 28, 1875, and came to the Dorchester area when she was three years old. She received her education in Dorchester and married Charles Hermanson September 25, 1898.

She resided in Spencer and Bradley before going to Marshfield in 1829, and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the parish Ladies Aid Society of Marshfield.

The body was at the Hansen Funeral Home, Marshfield until noon Tuesday when it was taken to the Immanuel Lutheran Church where funeral services were conducted at 2 p. m., the Rev. G. M. Krueger officiated. Burial was at Hillside Cemetery. Marshfield.

She is survived by her husband and four children, Mrs. Martin (Betty) Parks, Mecca, Calif., Harry R. Hermanson, Spencer; Mrs. F. W. (Harriet) Pueschner, Stambaugh, Mich., and Mrs. Ernest (Ethel) Simmons, Marshfield; three brothers, Otto, Ellsworth; Adolph, Abbotsford and Herman, who resides in Montana a sister, Mrs. C. R. Ritz, also a resident of Montana; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Messers Paul Steinert, Alvin Fass, Walter Anderson, E. W. Marten, John Holzschuh and Frank Catlin. Those carrying floral emblems were Mesdames Alvin Fass, E. W. Marten, John Holzschuh, Charles Justman, Fred Kuehe and Eugene Vanderhoof.

Out of town relatives who attended the funeral were Mrs. M. Parks, Mecca, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jensen, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sedlack, Dorchester; and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Brecke and family of Stetsonville.



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