Obit: Speich, Emma Dorothy (1894 - 1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Speich, Braun, Buker, Koch, Busch,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) February 5, 1953
Speich, Emma Dorothy (30 July 1894 - 3 February
GREENWOOD, WIS. -- Funeral services for Mrs. John
Speich, 58, who died Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital,
Marshfield, was held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Zion Evangelical and
Reformed Church. The Rev. Charles Koch officiated and burial
was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
choir accompanied by Miss Jeanette Busch, sang. Pallbearers
were Henry Horn, Edward Braun, Arthur Horn, Hastings Baird,
Theodore Braun and Geo. Horn.
Mrs. Speich, the former Emma Dorothy Braun, was
born July 30, 1894, in the Town of Warner, Clark County, had been a
resident of the area her entire life. At the age of five, she came
to the city of Greenwood with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs.
Christian Braun. She received her education in the Greenwood
marriage to John Speich took place in the West Side parsonage. They
operated a farm two miles west of Greenwood until four years ago,
when they retired and after building a new home in the city, came
Mrs. Speich entered the hospital Jan. 19
following a stroke and had been in a coma since that
was a member of the Zion church and its Ladies Aid Society and also
of the American Legion auxiliary and the Hemlock Aid.
She is survived by her husband, two sons, John D. of Greenwood and Robert of Wabasha, Minn., five grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. George (Bertha) Buker of Greenwood. A son Richard died in infancy.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.
A site created and
maintained by the Clark County History Buffs