Obit: Knoop, Clara (1881 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Knoop, Schultz, Bardeleben, Ackerman, Dux, Karnitz, Frantz, Brandt, Lehmann, Stalcup, Wallace, Butterbrodt, Lindow, Duge, Minsaas, Wagner, Behnke, Lindloff

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 2/9/1967

Knoop, Clara (2 September 1881 - 2 February 1967)

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville for Miss Clara Knoop, 85, of 412 Oak Street., Neillsville, who died Thursday. The Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiated and burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Miss Knoop was born September 2, 1881, in Clark County and attended Pine Valley elementary school. She did housework and had lived in the Neillsville area her entire lifetime. She is survived by a brother, Frank Knoop of Rt. 2 Neillsville. Miss Knoop was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Dorcas Society.

Pallbearers were: Leonard Schultz, Frank Bardeleben, Arthur Ackerman, Arthur Dux, Thon e Karnitz and Robert Frantz.

John C. Brandt sang, “Now the Light has gone away,” and “St. John’s school children sang, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” accompanied by Victor Lehmann.

People from away here for the funeral were: Mrs. Harry (Jean Sontag) Stalcup of Lubbock, Tex.; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace of St. Paul, Minn.; Miss Jackie Butterbrodt of Menomonie; John Butterbrodt of Stevens Point; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Butterbrodt and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Lindow of Chili; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Duge of Fairchild; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Knoop and Joyce of Waterloo, Ia.; Mrs. Gale Minsaas of Sidney, Mont.; Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner of Granton; and Mrs. Arthur Behnke of Loyal.



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