Obit: Penke, August Jacob (1853 - 1914)

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----Source: REPUBLIC (Stanley, Clark County, Wis.) 03/19/1914

Penke, August J. (JAN 1853 - MAR 1914)

August Jacob Penke, for many years a resident of the town of Worden, Clark County, Wis., died at his home in that place of paralysis, after an illness of nearly two years, aged 61 years and 2 months. Mr. Penke was born in Krone, Germany in 1853, and came to St. Anna, Wis., with his parents when a small boy. Twenty-three years ago he moved with his family to Stanley from Maseppa, Minn. Besides his wife he leaves to mourn him eight children: Joseph Henke of Glasgow, Mont., Dr. W. A. Oenke of La Cross, Wis., Louis, Peter, Emil, Mrs. Henry Driessen, Misses Martha and Mathilda, who reside here. The funeral was held on Saturday morning from St. Bernard's Church, Father Neises officiating, interment taking place in the Catholic Cemetery.



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