Obit: Smolke, Esther V. (1919 - 1998)

Contact: Ken Wood


Surnames: Smolke, Wambach, Scheunemann, Bluhm


----Source: Marshfield News Herald, Marshfield, Wood Co., WI, 31 Oct. 1998


Smolke, Esther V. (12 July 1919 - 30 Oct. 1998)

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN - Esther V. Smolke, 79, Prairie du Chien, formerly of Marshfield, died Oct. 30, 1998, at the Prairie Health Care Center.

Funeral services were at 11:30 a.m. today at St. Gabrielís Catholic Church with the Rev. John Wambach, S.J., officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.

Friends were invited to call from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. today at the Garrity Funeral Home.

Esther was born July 12, 1919, in Frankfurt, the daughter of Henry and Cora (nee Scheunemann) Bluhm. She married Alvis Smolke on June 11, 1938. She worked at the 3M Company in Prairie du Chien for 13 years before her retirement. She loved crocheting and playing Scrabble.



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