Obit: Lepke, Martha (1883 - 1952)

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Surnames: Lepke, Schoengarth, Spiegel, Hemp, Schafer, Nulton, McCammant, Hubing, Wegner, Brown, Thompson, Perkins, Gress, Gergen, Cole, Beldon  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 16, 1952 

Lepke, Martha (15 January 1883 - 12 October 1952) 

Mrs. Frank Lepke, 69, died at her home on 211 Court Street on Sunday, October 12, following an illness of four months. 

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, October 15, from the Georgas Funeral Home with the Rev. Virgil Nulton officiating. Interment was in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 

Mrs. Lepke, nee Martha Spiegel, was born to Henry and Johanna (Schoengarth) Spiegel on January 15, 1883, in the Town of Grant.  She has been a resident of Clark County the past 42 years. 

On June 22, 1910, she was married to Frank Lepke at Neillsville. 

She is survived by her husband, one son, Wade, of Neillsville, and one daughter, Mrs. Warren (Irene) Hemp, of Neillsville; three brothers, Alfred Spiegel, Charles Spiegel of Neillsville, August Spiegel of Port Angeles, Wash., one sister, Mrs. Clara Schafer of Milwaukee, and two grandchildren.   

Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 23, 1952 

Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday at the Georgas Funeral Home for Mrs. Frank Lepke.  The Rev. Virgil Nulton officiated, with interment made in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were: Albert McCammant, Henry Hubing, Ben Wegner, Dick Brown, R. E. Thompson and William Wegner. 

In charge of the floral offerings were: Mrs. John Perkins, Mrs. Arthur Gress, Mrs. Belle Gergen and Mrs. Anna Cole. 

Persons from out of town attending included: Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Spiegel and family of Marshfield and Mrs. Pauline Belden of Dickinson, N. D.




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