Obit: Hauge, Emma (1884 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hauge, Golz, Steinberg, Kurth, Ampe, Scheffler, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 7/12/1973

Hauge, Emma (2 November 1884 - 8 July 1973)

A Neillsville native, Mrs. Emma Hauge, 88, of the Grand Army home at King, died July 8 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point. Funeral services were to be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiating. Interment was to be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. The Georgas Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hauge, the daughter of Fred and Johanna (Golz) Steinberg, was born November 2, 1884, in Neillsville and was educated in local schools. Her marriage to Fred Kurth took place in 1902. Mr. Kurth, who was employed at the Neillsville Brewery, died in 1915.

She was married to Martin Hauge, a tinner by trade, on October 23, 1919. He died January 29, 1953. Mrs. Hauge, a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, entered the Grand Army Home at King on July 13, 1962.

She is survived by three children: Mrs. Gretchen Ampe of Madison, Herbert Kurth of Neillsville and Harry Hauge of Mosinee; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Scheffler of Ludington, Mi.; a brother, Albert Steinberg of Fargo, N. D.; and 14 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.



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