Obit: Hemp, Albert (1867 - 1953)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Hemp, Scheel, Dudei, Hoffman, Grap, Wegner  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 5, 1953 

Hemp, Albert (14 March 1867 - 30 January 1953) 

Albert Hemp, 86, of 420 West Street, died at his home January 30, 1953, following an illness of about 30 days. 

Funeral services were conducted on Monday, February 2, from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.  The body reposed at the Georgas Funeral Home until it was taken to the church. The Rev. Alfred Schewe officiated, with interment in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 

Mr. Hemp was born in Germany March 14, 1867, to Ludwick and Augusta (Scheel) Hemp.  He came to this country with his family at the age of four years.  They settled on a farm in Jefferson County over 75 years ago.  They located on a farm in Glove.  They moved to Neillsville in 1925. 

Mr. Hemp was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. 

On June 6, 1892, he was married to Anna Dudei at Globe.  Six children were born to them.  Mr. and Mrs. Hemp celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary and had observed their 60th wedding anniversary. 

He is survived by his wife and the following children - Mrs. William (Mayme) Hoffman of Chicago; Erwin Hemp and Herman Hemp of Neillsville; Richard Hemp of Mosinee; six grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Gust (Anna) Grap, Milwaukee, and one brother, Frank Hemp, Wisconsin Rapids. 

One son, Bernard, five brothers - Otto, Tony, Ernest, Fred and Adolph, and one sister, Mrs. August (Louise) Wegner, preceded him in death.



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