Obit: Hugoboom, Emma (Vangsness) (1882 - 1934)

Contact: Linda Mertens

Surnames: Hugoboom, Vangsness, Sorenson, Hiebsch, Buehrens, Allar, Vircks. Domer, Regall, Ingersoll

----Source - Anna Johnson’s Scrapbook

Emma Hugoboom (23 May 1882 - 5 May 1934)

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home for Mrs. R.W. Hugoboom, who passed away at the Medford Clinic Saturday noon, May 5, after one week's illness from flu and complications. Services were conducted by Rev. I.E. Ade, of the Berlin Gospel Tabernacle, and Rev. Rueben Griepp, of the Milan Mission church. Interment took place at the Memorial Cemetery (Dorchester, Clark Co., WI) with Andrew and E.M. Sorenson, F.V. Hiebsch, John Buehrens, J.E. Allar, and M.E. Vircks acting as pallbearers. Music was furnished by Mrs. Ted Domer and Miss Freida Regall, Unity, accompanied by Miss Ruth Ingersoll, Abbotsford, at the piano.

Emma Martine Vangsness was born near Kindred, N. Dak., May 23, 1882, and was 51 years, 11 months and 12 days at time of death. At the age of seven, she, with her parents, moved to Thorp, Wis., where she attended grade and high school. She taught the lower grades at Dorchester from 1900 to 1902, and on Jan. 4, 1903, she was united in marriage to R.W. (Raymond Willis) Hugoboom at Thorp. After living for a year at Dorchester the Hugobooms moved to Medford, where Mr. Hugoboom conducted a job printing office until the fall of 1908, when they moved to Polley (near Gilman, WI). In 1918 they returned to Dorchester where they have since resided.

Four children were born to this happy couple, one son Claremont, passing away in infancy. Two daughters, Ardath I., of Berlin, and June V., at home and one son, R. Wayne who is attending the University of Wisconsin, and R.W. survive. She also leaves one sister, Miss. Bert Vangsness, Dorchester, and four brothers, O.B. Vangsness, Baltimore, Md., T.B. Vangsness, Dilke, Sask., Canada; O.C. Vangsness, Sagola, Mich.; and G.A. Vangsness, Villa Park, Ill.



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