Obit: Kellnhofer, L. Norene (1912 - 2011)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Emmerich, Grube, Hahn, Harper, Johnson, Kellnhofer, Kracaw, Lipprandt, Stefancin, Sward, Willger
----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, December 15, 2011, online edition
Kellnhofer, L. Norene (Harper) (December 30, 1912 - December 10, 2011)
L. Norene Kellnhofer, 98, Medford, died on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center in Medford.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford, with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiating.
Burial was at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford. Pallbearers were her grandchildren, Bill Jr. Jody and Jeff Kellnhofer, Mary Kay Johnson, Dan Emmerich and Genny Hahn.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford assisted the family with arrangements.
----Source: The Hemer Funeral Home (Medford, Taylor Co., WI), Posted by blog at11:56 AM
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:
December 30, 1912 in Redfield,
1930 Graduate of Medford High
January 15, 1931 at Holy Rosary
Catholic Church, Medford to Charles L. Kellnhofer and he preceded her in death
on January 5, 2002.
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE:
After their marriage they
operated a small dairy farm in the Town of Browning for a period of time where,
Norene also raised her children. They then moved to the Town of Medford where
she continued to raise her family and during the summer months she worked at the
Pea Cannery Factory in Medford. They then moved to the City of Medford where
Norene worked at Weather Shield as the office manager and also for the
purchasing department under Dale Steinke for 25 years until her retirement in
1981. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening, cooking, canning and traveling.
Norene enjoyed bass fishing at her cabin on Richter’s Lake where the locals knew
her as the “Bass Lady”.
Holy Rosary Catholic Church,
Patricia Sward, West Lebanon, IN
LuAnn Grube, Merrill
Bonita Lipprandt, Carpentersville, IL
William (Mary) Kellnhofer, Denver, CO
Ted (Shirley) Kellnhofer, Medford
39 and 9 Step GRANDCHILDREN
68 and 6 Step GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN
39 and 3 Step GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
Son-In-Law: Earl Emmerich, Tripoli
Daughter-In-Law: Charlene Kellnhofer, Stevens Point
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends
Lea Emmerich in 1993
Vernon Kellnhofer in 2006
Donovan Kellnhofer in 2010
Fredrick G. Harper
Vesta E. (Kracaw) Harper
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Norene’s family to be designated at a later date. For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com
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