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Marathon County, Wisconsin

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Lawrence D. Krahn (29 May 1910 – 2 Mar. 1976)
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 4 Mar. 1976, page 8; Lorraine Markee Collection; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

EDGAR – Funeral services for Lawrence D. Krahn, 65, Route 1, Edgar, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kraemer Funeral Home and at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church, both in Edgar. Mr. Krahn died at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday in a Wausau hospital.

The Rev. J. Kelly Cosgrove, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call after 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where there will be a combined Holy Name Society and usher’s rosary at 7:30 p.m. and a parish Bible vigil at 8 p.m., all on Friday.

Born May 29, 1910, in the Town of Cassel, Mr. Krahn was a truck driver for the Edgar Co-op until retiring in 1970. On June 7, 1941, in Edgar, he married the former Arleen Wirkus, who survives.

He was a member of the Holy Name Society and usher-in-chief of the parish.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ronald Hamers, Wausau; a son, James, Wausau; a brother, Eldrid, Wausau, and three grandchildren.


Krainak, Herman (12 May 1893 – 24 Aug. 1956) 
Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 30 Aug. 1956  

* Funeral services were held at 9:00 a.m. Monday in St. Louis Catholic church, Dorchester, for Herman Krainak, 63, who died Friday in St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, where he had been a patient for several days following a heart attack. Burial was made in Dorchester Memorial cemetery. 

Mr. Krainak was born May 12, 1893, in the Town of Holton, where he received his education and farmed all of his life. He was unmarried. 

He is survived by four sisters, Anna, who resided with him; Mrs. Peter (Louise) Wanke, Athens; Mrs. Earl (Josephine) Meyer, Racine; and Mrs. Michael (Susan) Kaiser, Ironwood, Mich. Four sisters preceded him in death.


Kramer Family Obituaries - Marathon County Wisconsin


Victoria Kramm (11 Feb. 1923 – 15 Jan. 2002)
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 17 Jan. 2002, page C6; Lorraine Markee Collection; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

ATHENS – Victoria Kramm, 78, of 305 Kreutzer St., Athens, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Pine Crest Nursing Home in Merrill.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Athens. Rev. Donn Raddee will officiate. Burial will be in Athens Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home in Athens and again from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church.

She was born Feb. 11, 1923, in the Town of Halsey, daughter of George and Alice (nee Wilcox) Dietsch. On Aug. 31, 1940, she married Herman Kramm Sr. in the Town of Halsey. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1991.

Victoria worked for the Fromm Bros. and later for Marathon Cheese Corporation for 25 years. She enjoyed volunteering at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Athens, baking cookies and pies and traveling. But most especially Victoria enjoyed spending time with her friends, family and grandchildren.

Survivors include one daughter, Gale (Orville) Verporten of Athens; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Darlene (Gerald) Simms and Carol (Al) Dowdy, all of Harlem, Ga.; one brother, Ray Dietsch of Wisconsin Rapids; and one daughter-in-law, Jean Kramm of Oconto Falls.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Lyle Kramm; two sisters, Marion Kramm and Shirley Wimmer; and one brother, Howard Dietsch.



Kraus Family Obituaries - Marathon County Wisconsin


Krause Family Obituaries - Marathon County Wisconsin


Krepsky, Dorothy (25 Sept. 1913 – 22 Dec. 1956)  
Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 27 Dec. 1956 

* Mrs. George Krepsky, 43, Colby, and her sister-in-law, Miss Margaret C. Krepsky, 49, who was a technician in charge of the laboratory at Milwaukee sanitarium at Wauwatosa, were killed Saturday morning when their car skidded into the path of another car on the wet, fog covered pavement of Highway 41, north of Fond du Lac.  

Louis E. Marks, 68, Oshkosh, driver of the other car, died of injuries shortly after he was admitted to a Fond du Lac hospital.  

Witnesses said that Miss Krepsky, en route to Colby for Christmas, passed a semi-trailer truck, and after her car had regained the right hand lane, it skidded across the center line and was struck broadside by the Marks’ car.

Services for Miss Krepsky were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church in Colby at 9:30 Wednesday morning with the Rev. John B. Pinion, Pastor, officiating.  

Services for Mrs. Krepsky were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Zion Lutheran church at Colby. The Rev. William Christian officiated.  

The former Dorothy Schade was born in the Town of Holton, Sept. 25, 1913, and was married at Colby to F. George Krepsky on Oct. 9, 1934. She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Lynn; her mother, Mrs. Mary Schade, Colby; and three brothers, Harold and Elroy, Milwaukee, and Everett, Milan.  

Miss Margaret C. Krepsky was born at Colby Oct. 7, 1907. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic school and the Colby high school before going to St. Theresa’s college at Winona, Minn. Before becoming a technician at the Wauwatosa sanitorium, she had been employed in the same capacity for a number of years at Mercy hospital, Mason City, Iowa.  

She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Hugo Krepsky, Colby; a brother, F. George Krepsky, Colby; and a sister, Mrs. Clarence (Genevieve) Neck, Colby. 


Phillip Kreutzer (? – July 1906)
Source: Stevens Point Daily Journal (Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis.) Saturday, 21 July 1906

Phillip Kreutzer, brother of Senator A. L. Kreutzer of Wausau, died at Stuttgart, Arizona, where he had been engaged in the oil business, on Friday. Senator Kreutzer was with him at the time of his death.


Ervin Paul Krienke (23 Aug. 1919 – 1 Oct. 1992)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Friday, 2 Oct. 1992; contributed by Ron Flink & transcribed by Marla Zwakman

ATHENS – Ervin Paul Krienke, 73, Rice Lake, a former Athens resident, died Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Christ United Church, Athens, with the Rev. Kenneth A. Dix officiating.

Visitation will be at Kraemer Funeral Home, Athens, from 3-5 p.m. Sunday and then at the church from 10 a.m. until service time Monday. A military service will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday followed by a prayer service at 4:45, both at the funeral home.

He was born Aug. 23, 1919, in Athens, to the late Louis and Emma (Riemer) Krienke. He was a World War II Navy veteran and served in the European Theatre on a transport ship. He married Harriet Hennig June 5, 1942, in Athens.

He was an agent for Standard Oil Co. for 23 years, serving the Athens, Milwaukee, Edgerton and Mauston areas. He retired in 1976.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Andrew J. Sutter Post No. 8527, and was the founder and senior member of “Erv’s Musky Club.”

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Delbert (Joan) Furan of Janesville; one son, Jim of Minneapolis; and one sister, Ilma Niewolny of Athens.

He was predeceased by one brother, Rueben.


Krieski, Robert J. (19 Aug. 1919 – 2 May 2008)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Sunday, 4 May 2008

* Robert J. Krieski, 88, 566 Moon Road, Mosinee, died Friday, May 2, 2008, at Kennedy Park Medical and Rehabilitation Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II. He was employed at Consolidated Papers-Biron Division in Wisconsin Rapids for 34 years, retiring in 1981.

Survivors include a son, Howard (Germaine) Krieski, Stevens Point; two daughters, Jane (Bob) Halder, Boulder Junction, and Nancy (Joe) Friday, Mosinee; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold Krieski, Sheboygan; five half-brothers; a sister, Nora Pendowski, Milwaukee; four half-sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee. Burial will be in Mosinee Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, and again from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services, all at the funeral home.

*** Note: His date of birth is from the Social Security Death Index.


Kroehn, Augusta (5 July 1870 – 13 Feb. 1942)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 19 Feb. 1942

* Mrs. August Kroehn of Abbotsford died at the age of 71, Friday morning at a Wausau hospital, the result of a complication of ailments. Funeral services were conducted on Monday morning at Wausau, Rev. P. Roehrs of Wausau officiating, in the afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Christ Lutheran church, Rev. John Brandt of Dorchester officiating. Pall bearers were Henry Rau, Emil Harder and Charles Harder of Dorchester, Frank Sterzinger of Colby and Henry Wilhelme and Fred Dietsche of Abbotsford.

Mrs. Kroehn was born in Germany on July 5th, 1870, and was married at Dorchester on May 31st, 1888, to Anton Kroehn who preceded her in death in 1932. They farmed near Dorchester until 1927, when they moved to Dorchester.

Surviving are two sons and five daughters – Paul of Black Rock, Ore., William of Milwaukee, Mrs. Charles Maresh of Rice Lake, Mrs. John Eschenbach of Wausau, Mrs. Herbert Leichtnam of Fond du Lac and Mrs. Arthur Kamke and Mrs. Arnold Braatz of Schofield. Also two sisters, Mrs. Ida Pagel of Wausau and Mrs. Erma Keene of New York City. There are eight grand children.


Kroening, Infant Son (? – 26 Mar. 1979)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 27 Mar. 1979

* Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kroening, Wausau, died at 9:30 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital; admitted March 20.


Kroening, Leon M. (1 May 1928 – 10 Dec. 2008)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 11 Dec. 2008

* STRATFORD -- Leon M. Kroening, 80, of C1710 Eau Pleine Road, Stratford, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Golden Living Center-Three Oaks.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Stratford.

The visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home, Stratford and Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until service time.

Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 12 Dec. 2008

STRATFORD -- Leon M. Kroening, 80, of C1710 Eau Pleine Road, Stratford, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Golden LivingCenter-Three Oaks. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Stratford, with the Rev. Thomas Rudolph officiating. Burial will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery in the village of Stratford. Serving as pallbearers will be godsons, Kenneth Sitko, Tim Landwehr, Jerry Wurl, Jerry Masanz, Dennis Kroening and Jerry Kroening.

The visitation will be held today from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home in Stratford, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at St. Joseph's Church. A parish rosary service will be held today at 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Kroening was born May 1, 1928, in the town of Cleveland, Marathon County, to Joseph and Mary (Ponczoch) Kroening. He attended Johnson Elementary School in the town of Cleveland and St. Joseph's Parochial School in Stratford. As a young man, he farmed in the town of Cleveland and then worked at Klemme Feed Mill, Stratford. He then became employed at Berg Implement, Marshfield, until his retirement in 1992.

Leon was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Stratford. He had a fondness for animals, especially his dog and cats. He looked forward to family fish fries at his sister and brother-in-law, Agnes and Orville Landwehr, after their return from Florida.

He is survived by six sisters, his twin sister, Loretta Masanz of Marshfield, Margaret Kroening of Marshfield, Helen Denee of Stratford, Dorothy (Leo) Geiger of Loyal, Marcella Sitko of Mosinee, and Agnes (Orville) Landwehr of Mosinee. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Jerome Sr., Melvin and Bernard Kroening; and two sisters, Marie Wurl and Irene Beyer.


Krohn, Virginia Helene (13 Dec. 1930 – 28 Apr. 2006) 
Source: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 18 May 2006 

* Mesa, Ariz. – Virginia Helene Krohn, 75, of Mesa, Ariz., died Friday, April 28, 2006. 

Burial and graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2006, at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Marshfield. The Rev. Don Meuret from Our Lady of Peace Church will deliver the celebration of her life. 

Funeral servives were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 2006, at Bunkers Community Funeral Home in Mesa. Deacon Ron Ruiz from Christ the King Church in Mesa celebrated the service. 

Virginia Helene Krohn was born Dec. 13, 1930, in Unity to Fred and Sena (Hoops) Luepke. She received her education in Unity and Spencer schools. She was united in marriage to Alexander C. Krohn on Sept. 26, 1953. After their marriage, they lived outside of Marshfield. Virginia worked at Saint Joseph’s Hospital until they moved to Mesa in 1978. 

She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Alexander; eight sons, Fred (Mary Jo) of Phoenix, Ariz., Jerome from Oregon, Bruce from Port Edwards, Jeffrey (Judy) from Marshfield, Steven, Thomas, Brian (Eunice) and Kevin (Jean), all from Mesa, Arizona; and one daughter, Rhonda (Tom) Lokken, from Greenwood; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jeanette Weister, Redondo Beach, Calif. 

Her parents and her sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Robert Zwicke, preceded her in death. 


Kroll, John (25 Jan. 1895 – 10 Apr. 1953)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 16 Apr. 1953

* John Kroll of Edgar, Route 5, a road grader operator for the Marathon county highway department, died at St. Mary’s Hospital at Wausau Friday night at 9:00 o’clock of injuries received on March 23, at the age of 58 years.

Coroner John W. Hildensperger said the man died as a result of his injuries.

Kroll was born Jan. 25, 1895, and was married Oct. 2, 1928, in Milwaukee to Lillian Augustine. He was a veteran of World War I and was a member of Sawyer Post No. 393, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Edgar.


Kronenwetter, Sebastian (Jan. 1833 – 27 Apr. 1902)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 1 May 1902

* Sebastian Kronenwetter, of Mosinee, died Sunday noon, of pneumonia. Mr. Kronenwetter was one of the early settlers of Marathon county, having located at Mosinee in 1857. He served thirteen years as chairman of the county board, and was the representative in the assembly in the session of 1885. The funeral was held, yesterday, from the Catholic church in Mosinee, and was conducted by Rev. G. Vadder.

*** Note: Mr. Kronenwetter’s month and year of birth are from the 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Kronenwetter, Marathon County, Wisconsin.


Kropelin, Anna (2 Feb. 1863 – 14 Dec. 1935) 
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 19 Dec. 1935 

* Mrs. Fredrick Kropelin, a resident of this community for thirty-one years, passed away at her home in the town of Hull Saturday afternoon, diabetes and gangrene being the cause of her departure to the heavenly goal. Funeral services were held at the St. John’s Ev. church Tuesday afternoon at 1:00, Rev. E. Becker officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers were Wenzel Sazama, Joe Sazama, Sr., Louis Sachse, William Graumann, Ed. Brehm, John Biell. 

Flowers were in charge of George Kropelin, Elroy Podevels, Lydia Barts and Alice Sellung. 

The deceased was born in Menklinburg, Germany, Feb. 2, 1863, and came to the United States with her parents when a child. She was married to Mr. Kropelin at Chilton on December 8, 1884. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 8th, 1934. They lived in the town of Hull for thirty-one years, coming here from Chilton where they lived for nineteen years. 

Besides her widower, she is survived by seven children, Mrs. Frank Sellung of Milwaukee, Mrs. Harvey Barts, Mrs. Armin Barts and Mrs. Herman Podevels of the town of Hull, Adolph Kropelin, of Fort Francis, Canada, and Edward and Arno Kropelin, at home. Five children preceded the mother in death. There are twenty two grand children and seven great grand children. Mrs. Kropelin was a member of the ladies’ aid society of St. John’s Evangelical church. 

Out of town people here for the funeral Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Kropelin and son, Fred, of Fort Francis, Ont., Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sellung and daughters, Alice, Mary, and Mrs. Ray Janke of Milwaukee, Wis. 

Mrs. Kropelin was a good Christian and a faithful member of her church, and, like all our early settlers, was of a kind and hospitable disposition and was always ready to lend a helping hand wherever needed. None ever entered her home without a warm welcome nor left without feeling the warmth of a genuine hospitality, so characteristic of the people of her ancestry. 


Kropelin, Fredrick (12 Mar. 1861 – 8 Mar. 1936)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 12 Mar. 1936

* Fredrick Kropelin passed away Sunday afternoon at the home of his son in law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Barts, in the town of Hull, at the age of seventy-four years. Mr. Kropelin suffered a paralytic stroke Friday. Funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon on the seventy-fifth anniversary of his birthday, at St. John’s Evangelical church, Rev. L. Becker officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby cemetery.

The deceased was born in Germany March 12, 1861, and came to the United States in May, 1884, and settled at Chilton where he was married in December, 1884. They lived in Chilton until 1908 when they moved to their farm in the town of Hull and where they made their home until they died. Mr. and Mrs. Kropelin celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on December 8th, 1934, but Mrs. Kropelin died last December.

Seven children survive – Mrs. Frank Sellung of Milwaukee, Adolph Kropelin of Fort Francis, Canada, and Mrs. Herman Podevels, Mrs. Harvey Barts, Mrs. Armin Barts, Edward and Arno of the town of Hull. There are also twenty-two grand children and six great grand children.

The deceased always performed his Christian duties, and, like all the early pioneers, was a man of generous impulses and never forgot the hospitable ways of the early settlers. His life work was done and well done. He had passed his golden wedding day and had filled the various relations in life and filled them well.

Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 19 Mar. 1936

Funeral services for Fredrick Kropelin, whose death was reported last week, were held at St. John’s Evangelical church Thursday afternoon, Rev. E. Becker, officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Joseph and Wenzel Sazama, William Graumann, Louis Sachse, Edward Brehm and Anton VanDreel. Those in charge of the flowers were Georgine Kropelin and Dila Barts. Out of town people here for the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Kropelin and daughter, Georgine, of Fort Francis, Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sellung and daughter, Alice, and Roy Yanke and Adeline Schilling of Milwaukee.


Kropp, Clara (30 May 1907 – 3 Feb. 1978)
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 6 Feb. 1978

* ATHENS – Services were at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church for Mrs. Clara Kropp, 70, of Route 1, Athens (town of Bern), who died at 1:20 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where she was admitted Feb. 1. She had been ill since last June.

The Rev. Ralph J. Geissler officiated and burial was in Calvary Cemetery.

Mrs. Kropp, the former Clara Felzkowski, was born May 30, 1907 in the town of Johnson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Felzkowski.

She was married at St. Anthony’s Church May 8, 1929 to Frederick Kropp who died March 13, 1971.

She lived at the town of Bern address the past 36 years.

Surviving are a son, LeRoy Kropp, Route 1, Athens, four daughters, Mrs. Chester (Mary) Dvorak of Route 1, Athens, Mrs. Victor (Delores) Pilsner of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mrs. Peter (Joyce) Horacek, Route 2, Athens, and Miss Johanna Kropp, Athens; two brothers, Edward and Alois Felzkowski, both of Route 2, Athens; six sisters, Mrs. Vincent Writz of Marathon, Mrs. Ray Fellbaum of Route 1, Hamburg, Mrs. Harry Murkowski of Route 3, Athens, Mrs. George Pecher of Route 1, Dorchester, Mrs. Ervin Jacobi, Route 1, Abbotsford, and Mrs. Henry Rinehart, Loyal; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


Krucker, Mathilda (22 Dec. 1890 – 26 May 1945)
Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 31 May 1945

* Mrs. Lenard Krucker died at her home in the town of Hull Saturday, May 26th, 1945, at 5:00 A.M., complications of 18 months duration being the cause of her departure. Funeral services were held at the Lulloff Funeral Home, where the body had been lying in state, Tuesday, May 29, at 1:00 P.M., Rev. M. B. Ferguson, pastor of the Colby Methodist church, officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were Henry Aderhold, Carl Reyer, Fred Schmelzer, John Brill, Theo. Brill and Carl Sommers.

The deceased, whose maiden name was Mathilda Marks, was born in the town of Hull on December 22, 1890, thus reaching the age of 54 years, five months and four days. She was married to Lenard Krucker at Colby on June 21, 1911.

Surviving are her husband, her mother, Mrs. Fred Marks, and three children – Earl R. Krucker of Chippewa Falls, Wis., Mrs. Claude Giles of Wausau and Mrs. Clarence Schultz of Colby. Also two sisters and two brothers – Mrs. George Pappenfus of Abbotsford, Ferdinand Marks of Chippewa Falls, Ed Marks of Milwaukee and Mrs. Gust Hoeft of Marshfield. There are six grand children.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Krucker and Ferdinand Marks of Chippewa Falls and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Giles of Wausau and Mrs. Gust Hoeft of Marshfield.

The deceased was a good Christian, a faithful wife and mother, always doing her duties to the best of her ability, and, being of a friendly disposition, will be sadly missed by all who knew her.


Krueger Family Obituaries - Marathon County Wisconsin


Krupka, Catherine (25 Jan. 1868 – 29 Jan. 1940)
Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wisconsin) Thursday, 1 Feb. 1940

* Mrs. Joseph Krupka, aged 72 years, and four months, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, on Monday, Jan. 29, at 4 P.M. Her death was caused by hardening of the arteries.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, at nine o’clock from the home and at 9:30 o’clock from St. Thomas Catholic Church, the Rev. Frank Brjekel assisted by the Rev. A. Muehlenkamp and the Rev. N. Zingen of Athens officiated at the solemn requiem high mass.

Catherine Worabella was born on Jan. 25, 1868 at Jahcubana, Austria. She came to America in the year 1888. On May 17, 1891, she was united in marriage to Joseph Krupka at Perth Amboy, N.J. In 1897 her husband purchased some land in the Town of Johnson which was then all wilderness. This she helped clear into a splendid farm.

In April, 1937, they retired and moved to Milan where she has lived up to the time of her death. She had been in failing health for several weeks and on Saturday, Jan. 27, was taken to the Marshfield Hospital.

Mrs. Krupka was an active member of the Catholic church and of the Ladies’ Altar Society.

She leaves to mourn her death besides her husband, three sons and four daughters, Mrs. Victor (Catherine) Wendstrom, Duluth; Stephen Krupka, Milladore, John Krupka, Rt. 2, Athens; Sister M. Clarita Lima, of St. Rose Convent; Mrs. Geo. (Anna) Hiebl, Dorchester; Mrs. Harold (Margaret) Jusseau, Eau Claire, and George Krupka, Milan; 17 grand-children and one great-grandchild; one sister in Jersey City, N.J., and one brother in Austria, besides other relatives and many friends. Her sons and sons-in-law acted as pallbearers. All the children and the sister from Jersey City attended the funeral.
 

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