Obit: Higholt, Martha Henke (1889 – 1970)

Contact: Lisa Haas

Surnames: Higholt, Schneider, Henke

----Source: Lucy Haas scrapbook

Higholt, Martha Henke (23 SEP 1889 – 17 JAN 1970)

Martha (Henke) Higholt, 80, resident of Stanley, died suddenly Saturday morning, January 17, at the home of her sister, Mrs. George Schneider, Stanley.

She was born in Mazeppa, Minnesota, on September 23, 1889, the daughter of August and Anna Henke. She moved to the Stanley area when a young girl and grew up there. On Nov. 19, 1940 she was united in marriage to Henry Higholt and had lived in Stanley since that time. Her husband passed away in 1962. She was a member of Holy Family Church, Stanley, and St. Mary's Circle.

She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mathilda Schneider of Stanley, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. Funeral services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church North with Fr. Donald Berg officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery.



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