Obit: Nehs, Clara C. (1888 - 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Nehs, Anderson, Floberg, Hutta, Melby, Derifield, Noble

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/30/1975

Nehs, Clara C. (26 April 1888 – 25 January 1975)

A former Clark County school teacher and Neillsville resident for many years, Mrs. Victor (Clara C.) Nehs of Memorial Home, died Saturday, January 25, at the age of 86. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning from the Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home with the Rev. William Noble of the United Methodist Church and the Rev. Neil Floberg officiating. Burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Nehs, the daughter of Gustav P. and Mary (Anderson) Floberg, was born April 26, 1888, in the State of Kansas. She came to Wisconsin as a young girl with her parents and lived in the Rice Lake area where she received her education. She taught elementary school in Abbotsford and in Loyal.

Her marriage to Victor W. Nehs took place at Rice lake in 1917. Following their marriage, the couple moved to Neillsville and lived at 12 Grand Ave., where she resided until entering memorial Home. Mr. Nehs preceded his wife in death in 1949. Mrs. Nehs was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons: DeWayne P. Nehs of Milwaukee and Franklin L. Nehs of Appleton; three sisters: Mrs. Adam (Laura) Hutta of Phoenix, Az., Mrs. Amy Melby of Madison and Mrs. Florence Derifield of Bellingham, Wa.; one brother, Clarence Floberg of Rice Lake; and three grandchildren.



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