Obit: Humke, Adeline #2 (1880 - 1953)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Humke, Fischer, Franzmeier,  Schweinler, Timmler, Slock, Stafford, Steiger, Koch 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 2, 1953 

Humke, Adeline #2 (29 January 1880 - 29 March 1953) 

Mrs. Theodore Humke, 73, a resident of Greenwood for 50 years, died Sunday night at St. Joseph’s Hospital where she had been a  patient since January 21.  Her death was attributed to gangrene. 

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 2, at 2 p.m. at the West Side Evangelical and Reformed Church.  The Rev. Charles Koch will officiate.  Burial will be in the West Side Cemetery. 

Mrs. Humke, the former Adeline Fischer, was born January 29, 1880, at La Crosse, where she was married to Theodore Humke, March 31, 1903.  Since their marriage they resided on a farm northwest of Greenwood. 

She was a charter member of the West Side Ladies Aid. 

Besides her husband she is survived by the following seven children - Mrs. P. H. (Esther) Franzmeier of New Albin, Ia.; Mrs. Francis (Irene) Schweinler of Mosinee; Mrs. Fred (Rose) Timmler of Greenwood; Mrs. Louis (Cora) Slock of Eau Claire; Mrs. Willard (Vera) Stafford of Milwaukee; Harold Humke of Nekoosa and Everett Humke of La Crosse; one sister, Mrs. Jake Steiger of La Crosse and 14 grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Irma, and one son, Lt. Herbert Humke who was killed in action in World War II; also by one brother. 



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