Obit: Jepsen, Holger L. (1880- 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Jepsen, Peterson, Kirsch, O’Reilly, Dux, Swerg

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/5/1967

Jepsen, Holger L. (4 June 1880 - 31 December 1966)

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the United Church of Christ in Pray for Holger L. Jepsen, 86, of Pray, who died here Saturday. The Rev. James Swerg of Pittsville officiated and burial was made in the City Point Cemetery.

Mr. Jepsen was born June 4, 1880, in Denmark. He received his education there before coming to Green Bay 66 years ago. He later located in Pray.

Mr. Jepsen worked for many years as a section foreman for the Green Bay & Western Railroad, was town clerk for over 45 years for the towns of Hiles and City Point. He served as secretary for the Modern Woodmen of America and was on the school board and town health board for many terms.

He was married May 8, 1908, to the former Martha Peterson in Winona, Minn. Mrs. Jepsen died in 1938.

Surviving are 10 children: Miss Agnes Jepsen of Stevens Point, Mrs. Raymond (Christine) Kirsch of West Allis, Mrs. Basil (Bernice) O’Reilly of Marshfield, Mrs. Kenneth (Margaret) Dux of Stoughton, Harold of Stevens Point, Lyngaard of Vesper, Henning of Milwaukee, Bernard and Woodrow of Green Bay and Eugene of Neillsville. Other survivors include 33 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were made by the Georgas Funeral Home in Neillsville.



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