Obit: Umlauft, Esther Sophie Zelma (1916 - 2016)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bucki, Frischmann, Hoeper, Kloth, Lapp, Luedtke, McNamar, Manickam, Schmidt, Steen, Umlauft, Waldhart

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 12/31/2016

Umlauft, Esther Sophie Zelma (Kloth) (28 OCT 1916 - 2 JAN 2016)

Esther Sophie Zelma Umlauft, age 94, of Dorchester, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Pine Ridge Assisted Living in Colby.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 8, 2016 at Saint Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester, Father Peter Manickam will officiate.

Interment will be held in Dorchester Memorial. Family and friends are welcome from 9:00 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.

Esther was born on September 27, 1921, the daughter of Herman and Elsie (Frischmann) Kloth in Marathon City.

She was united in marriage to Frank Umlauft on November 21, 1939. He preceded her in death on May 23, 2009.

Together they farmed in the Township of Holton for 42 years. Esther loved sewing, embroidery, playing cards, listening and dancing to polka music, traveling, including Germany in 1977. Most importantly she loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and valued her family.

Esther is survived by six children: Diane (John) Hoeper of Rothschild, Louella (Lloyd) Luedtke of Schofield, Lois (Ron) Waldhart of Medford, Rodney (Mary) Umlauft of Stetsonville, Renee (Bob) McNamar of Tomahawk and Julie (Steve) Lapp of Dorchester; daughter-in-law, Delores Umlauft of Sherwood; 22 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.

She is further survived by her sister, Blondina Bucki of Medford, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; her parents; two children: MaryAnn at infancy and Duane in 1999; two grandsons: Daniel and Lance; four siblings, Viola Kloth, Eugene Kloth, Verna Schmidt and Jean Steen.



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