Obit: Banditt, Lena #2 (1889 - 1957)

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Surnames: Banditt, Rockefeller, Jensen, Samson, Beil, Brodhagen, Heida, Holtzhausen, Ketcham, Kuenzi, Bobbe, Lang, Bumann, Sulik, Hagen, Brown, Ramaker

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 09/12/1957

Banditt, Lena (7 Dec. 1889 - 6 Sept. 1957) 

Funeral services for Mrs. Leo Banditt, 67, who died Friday, were held at the Zink Funeral Home, Monday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock. During the services, conducted by the Rev. David A. Rockefeller, of the Presbyterian church, Marshfield, two hymns, "Abide With Me," and "My Faith Looks Up to Thee," were sung by Mrs. Elmer Jensen with Mrs. J. F. Samson playing the accompaniment.  

Pallbearers for the internment, which was made in the Abbotsford cemetery, were William Beil, Frank Brodhagen, George Heida, Al Holtzhausen, H. T. Ketcham and Walter Kuenzi. 

The many beautiful floral tributes were in charge of Mmes. Fred Bobbe, Leo Bumann, Al Holtzhausen, and Joe Sulik. 

Among the close relatives from away attending the funeral were Mrs. Anna Lang, Dorchester; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hagen, Marshfield; Mrs. Albert Brown, Stevens Point; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Neil Ramaker, Edgar. Other relatives and friends came from Abbotsford, Dorchester, Curtiss, and Athens. 

Mrs. Banditt was born Lena Hagen at Fieldon, Ill., Dec. 7, 1889. She received her education in the Dorchester public schools and attended Central State College, Stevens Point. She taught at Westboro for five years and the Liberty school, northwest of Abbotsford. She and Leo Banditt were united in marriage at Dorchester June 19, 1913, and for the past 43 years resided in Abbotsford. 

Mrs. Banditt had been ill only a short time and was admitted to St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, Tuesday. Death, caused by a coronary thrombosis, occurred Friday at 2:45 a.m. 

Surviving are her husband, one sister, Mrs. Anna Lang, Dorchester, and one brother, Henry Hagen, Marshfield. Two sisters and a brother preceded her in death. 




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