Obit: Schelvan, Emma (1869 - 1961)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Schelvan, Haug, Shymanski, Thelen, Christenson

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 02 Nov 1961

Schelvan, Emma (January 1869-October 1961)

Mrs. Emma Schelvan, 92, mother of Mrs. Jim Christenson, died about 8:30 p.m. Sunday of a lingering illness, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Shymanski in Milwaukee where she had been making her home. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, November 1, in Wisconsin Rapids.

The former Emma Haug was born in January of 1869 in Norway and came to the United States with her parents as a young girl and settled in Wisconsin Rapids. There she became married to Thomas Schelvan and they lived in Wisconsin Rapids until his death several years ago when they moved to Milwaukee. She has also spent much time at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Christenson in Loyal.

Surviving are two other daughters, Mrs. Sam (Alpha) Shymanski, Milwaukee and Mrs. Lestere (Helen) Thelen, Milwaukee, and four sons, Ingval, Milwaukee; Ralph, Wisconsin Rapids; Harold, Milwaukee; and Kelly, Arcadia, California. Among her grandchildren is Mrs. Lonald Hills of Loyal. Her husband and two sons preceded her in death.



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