Obit: Hanke, Ernest Otto #2 (1880 - 1952)

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Surnames: Hanke, Hankey, Riedel, Heinrich, Garbrecht, Yarwood, Michels, Beidenbender, Schwallenburg, Dress, Dankemyer, Sternitzky,, Short, Dix, Ure, Peterson, Brooks, Oates 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 31, 1952 

Hanke, Ernest Otto (28 December 1880 - 19 July 1952) 

Ernest Otto Hanke is Dead in Lynn - Was a native of the Town - Was a farmer there - News of Lynn by Mrs. Wm. Dankemyer 

Ernest Otto Hankey, 71, of Lynn, died at his home Saturday, July 19.  Death was attributed to cancer of the throat. 

Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Nasonville Community church, the Rev. Arthur A. Oates of Marshfield officiating.  Burial was made in the Lynn Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Edwin Sternitzky, Erwin Sternitzky, Arthur Short, John Dix, Robert Ure and Glen Peterson. 

Flower carriers were: Mrs. Edwin Sternitzky, Mrs. Erwin Sternitzky, Mrs. Arthur Short, Mrs. John Dix, Mrs. Glen Peterson and Mrs. Clark Brooks. 

Mr. Hankey was born December 28, 1880, in the Town of Lynn, where he received his education.  He was married to the former Belle Riedel of Nasonville at her home November 10, 1907.  They farmed for a few years in the Town of Fremont and he was an elder of the Nasonville Community Church. 

He is survived by his wife, a son, Carl, Madison; five daughters, Mrs. Mervin (Dorothy) Heinrich of Nasonville, Mildred at home, Mrs. Art (Evelyn) Garbrecht, San Antonio, Tex., Mrs. Hazel Yarwood, Madison, and Mrs. Norbert (Marian) Michels, route 3, Marshfield; and six grandchildren. 

A son, five sisters and a brother preceded him in death. 

Out of town relatives who attended were: Mr. and Mrs. William Beidenbender, Appleton, Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Beidenbender, New Jersey, Mrs. Frieda Schwallenburg, Potters, Mrs. Edward Dress, Brillion, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Dankemyer, Neenah, Mrs. Hazel Yarwood and children, Donald and Linda, Madison, Jerry Wold and Gay, Madison, Carl Hankey, Detroit, Mich., Ernest Hankey and Dorothy Hankey, Milwaukee, Mrs. Arthur Garbrecht, San Antonio, Tex., and Mrs. Marie Garbrecht, Abbotsford. 

(*Spelled Hankey on cemetery listing)



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