Obit: Wiedenhoeft, Effie (1874 - 1948)
Surnames: Wiedenhoeft, Smith, Herrmann, Boss, Bowen, Staffeil, Dins, Schmidt, Feind, Collins, Ashmore, Muus, McKay, Libbey
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 02/04/1948
Wiedenhoeft, Effie (7 Jan. 1874 - 1 Feb. 1948)
Mrs. William Wiedenhoeft died at Ashland, Wis., at 7:00 P.M. Sunday, Feb. 1, 1948, at the age of 74 years and 25 days, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held at the Lulloff Funeral Home in Colby, Wis., where the body had been lying in state, Wednesday afternoon, Rev. F. J. Smith, pastor of the Colby Methodist church, officiating and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Richard Herrmann, John Bowen, Roger Staffeil and Frederick Dins. Those in charge of the flowers were Mrs. John Bowen, Mrs. Gary Schmidt, Adeline Feind, Virginia Feind.
The deceased was born in Caledonia, Wis., on Jan. 7, 1874, and came to Colby with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Collins, when a child. She was married to William Wiedenhoeft on Dec. 16, 1896, at Colby, Wis. They lived here until they moved to Anoka, Minn., where they lived for 35 years. They lived at Colby the past 11 years. Mrs. Wiedenhoeft lived at Cable, Wis., with her son in law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wiedenhoeft, from Nov. 15, 1947, until Jan. 3rd, 1948, when she entered Trinity Hospital at Ashland where she remained until her death.
Surviving are her husband and three children - Mrs. Earl (Alma) Ashmore of Elk River, Minn., Mrs. Meyer (Lillian) Muus of Meville, N.D., Mrs. Clarence (Irma) Wiedenhoeft of Cable, Wis. Also one brother and two sisters - Arthur Collins of Mora, Minn., Mrs. Alf McKay of Anoka, Minn., Mrs. W. W. Libbey of Grand Rapids, Minn. There are three grand children. One son died at the age of six months.
Out of town people attending the funeral were Mrs. Alf McKay of Anoka, Minn., Arthur Collins of Mora, Minn., Mrs. Meyer Muus of Meville, N.D., Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ashmore of Elk River, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wiedenhoeft of Cable, Wis.
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