Obit: Porath, Jennie (1901 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Porath, Salo, Scheckleman, Finnila, Johnson, Laube, Eloranta, Holopainen, Kolpanen, Hillert

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 9/14/1972

Porath, Jennie (4 March 1091 - 8 September 1972)

Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Withee for Mrs. Jennie Porath, 71, who died September 8, in Neillsville. The Rev. Arthur Hillert officiated and burial was made in Riverside Cemetery at Withee.

Mrs. Porath, the former Jennie Salo, was born March 4, 1901, in Michigan. She moved to Owen in 1908 and was educated there. Her marriage to Alfred Porath took place on June 5, 1924, in Owen. Both worked in Milwaukee and at the Clark County Hospital. In 1929 they moved onto a farm in the Town of Green Grove.

Survivors include two sons, Norman Porath of Marshfield and Edwin Porath of Owen; four grandchildren; and a sister, mrs. Louis (Lillian) Scheckleman of Waukegan, Ill.

Pallbearers were Arthur Finnila, Robert Johnson, Harold Laube, Edwin Eloranta, Arni Holopainen and Uno Kolpanen.

The Hoeper-Kraut Funeral Home in Owen was in charge of arrangements.



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