Obit: Zahren, Edna #2 (1900 - 1945)


Surnames: Zahren, Hogue, Weldman, Penrose

----Source: Scrapbook of Bertha and Caroline (Wehrmann) Volk 1930-1950’s

Zahren, Edna #2 (04 OCT 1900 - 02 MAY 1945)

Edna Hogue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Hogue, was born in Greenwood on October 4, 1900. She received her education here graduating from the High School with the class of 1918 and taught in the rural schools for many years.

On June 26, 1925 she was married in Chicago to Arthur Zahren. To this union one son Robert was born.

In May 1944 she underwent a major operation in Chicago from which she recovered and was feeling fine until the middle of April, when she went to Michigan for treatment and passed away at the Watervliet Hospital in Watervliet, Mich., on May 2, 1945 of cancer.

She is survived by her husband Art Zahren of Chicago, her son Bobby, somewhere in the South Pacific, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hogue, Greenwood, two sisters, Mrs. Ralph (Eva) Weldman of Longwood and Mrs. Al (Adine) Penrose of Coloma, Mich.

The body was brought to Greenwood on Friday morning and a requiem mass was read at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Saturday May 5, at 9 a.m. with Ref. Father J. Novak officiating. She was laid to rest in the Catholic Cemetery.

The pallbearers were: Dr. R.L. Barnes, Frank Peroshek, John Lindner, Tony Lindner, Edw. Klinke and Albert Neuenfeldt.

Those from away who attended the funeral were: Mrs. Al Penrose, Coloma, Mich., Art Zahren, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Donegan, Mrs. Bernice Cody and C.S. McClure of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Weidman, Donald and Adine, Longwood; Mrs. Mathilda Fahey, Withee; Mrs. Pearl Simerson, Medford.           



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