Obit: Krahn, Emma (1863-1943)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Krahn, Hoffchild, Stickert, Backus, Buss, Mahoney, Witzel

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (15 October 1943)

Krahn, Emma (7 October 1863-14 October 1943)

Mrs. Emma Krahn, 80, of 900 S. Maple Street died Thursday afternoon at St. Joseph's Hospital, where she had been a patient since October 4. Death followed a five weeks illness caused by a complication of ailments.

The body will lie in state at Rembs Funeral Home, where services will be conducted Sunday afternoon followed by services at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. G. M. Krueger will officiate at the rites and burial will take place in the Lutheran cemetery at Loyal.

Mrs. Krahn, the former Emma Hoffchild, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hoffchild, was born in Germany October 7, 1863. She came to America when she was 19 years old and was married a year later to William Krahn, who preceded her in death about nine years ago.

A member of the Ladies Aid Society of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mrs. Krahn had made her home in Marshfield for the past eight years, coming here from Fond du Lac.

Surviving are eight children, Mrs. Reinhold (Olga) Stickert, Chili; Mrs. Adolph (Anna) Backus, Marshfield; Miss Della Krahn, Marshfield; William Krahn, Oshkosh; Mrs. F. H. (Mayme) Buss, Kewaskum; Misses Lillian and Goldie Krahn, both of Milwaukee; and Mrs. Emelie Mahoney, Minneapolis.

Also surviving are two brothers, Robert Hoffchild, Port Edwards, and Reinhold Hoffchild, Plymouth; a half-sister, Mrs. William Witzel, Plymouth; three half-brothers, John, Arthur and Otto Hoffchild, all of Plymouth; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.



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