Obit: Werner, Emma (Malchow)
(1888 - 1965)
Contact: Linda Mertens
Surnames: Barker, Evans, Genrich, Hunt, Malchow, Marlow, Rau, Sprague, Taylor, Werner, Zenker
----Source - Anna Johnson's Scrapbook
Emma (Malchow) Werner (21 Mar 1888 - 14 Sep 1965)
(By News-Herald Correspondent)
DORCHESTER - Services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at Peace Evangelical United Church of Christ here for Mrs. Emma Werner, 77, Dorchester, who died Saturday morning at her home after being in ill health the past two months. The Rev. Hugh Evans officiated, and burial was made in the Dorchester Memorial (North) Cemetery.
The former Emma Malchow was born March 21, 1888 at Dorchester, and had lived there her entire life. Her marriage to Fred Werner, who preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1959, took place Sept. 26, 1906, at Peace Evangelical United Church of Christ at Dorchester.
After their marriage, they lived on a farm in the town of Little Black, and 10 years later moved to a farm in the town of Mayville. In 1947, they moved to the village of Dorchester.
Mrs. Werner was member of Peace Evangelical United Church of Christ and its Women's Guild; the County Line Homemakers Club and the Royal Neighbors of America.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Frank (Julia) Hunt, Colby; Mrs. Lawrence (Amelia) Genrich, Milwaukee and Mrs. Harold (Bertha) Taylor, Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sons, Walter and Herbert, Milwaukee; five sisters, Mrs. Louise Barker, Abbotsford; Mrs. Henry (Mary) Rau, Dorchester; Mrs. Hugo (Bertha) Zenker, Park Falls; Mrs. Alvina Marlow, Monroe; and Mrs. Anna Sprague, Stevens Point; two brothers, Walter Malchow, Stevens Point; and Fred Malchow, Abbotsford; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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