Obit: Younker, Mae (1910 - 1957)


Surnames: Younker, St. Austin, Stange, Keefe, Brandt, Pockrandt, Wade, Schulz 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 03/14/1957 

Younker, Mae (1 May 1910 - 13 Mar. 1957) 

Mrs. Rudolph Younker, 46, died at Wisconsin General hospital, Madison, at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. She had been a patient there since Thursday and underwent surgery for a brain tumor Tuesday. 

The body is lying in state at the Zink Funeral Home. A rosary service will be held Friday evening at St. Bernard’s Catholic church, after the Lenten devotions. The funeral mass will be said at St. Bernard’s church at 9:30 Saturday morning, after which internment will be made in the Abbotsford Wisconsin Cemetery. The Rev. Raymond Schulz will officiate. 

Mrs. Younker, the former Mae St. Austin Stange, was born May 1, 1910, in Wausau and received her education in the town of Hoard. Her marriage to Rudolph Younker took place Nov. 8, 1933, in St. Louis’ parsonage at Dorchester. 

The Younkers resided in Curtiss and Marshfield for a short time after their marriage, going to Greenwood from Marshfield. They came to Abbotsford about three years ago. 

Survivors include her husband; her mother, Mrs. Mae Keefe, Wausau; and five children, Mrs. Nyle (Marie) Brandt, Loyal; Mrs. Verlyn (Loretta) Pockrandt, Loyal; and Darlene, Sharon and Dennis at home. Twin sons and a daughter died in infancy. 

Also surviving are three grand children, a brother, John Stange, Wausau; and a sister, Mrs. Sadie Wade, Milwaukee. 

Mrs. Younker was a member of the Altar Society of St. Bernard’s church.



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