Obit: Goehring, Lizzie (1869 - 1921)

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Surnames: GOEHRING, MELIUS, PHILPOTT, HELTON, CATLIN, LA FOUNTAIN, MEHLOS, IRVINE BARTELT

----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 06/30/1921

Goehring, Lizzie (20 OCT 1869 - 20 JUN 1921)

Mrs. Lizzie Goehring, a resident of Clark County, Wis., suddenly died at her home Monday, June 20, 1921, at the age of 51 years, 7 months and 20 days.

Miss Lizzie Melius was born in Sheboygan Co., Wis., Oct. 29, 1869. Here she lived with her parents until 1889, when she was married to George Goehring and lived at Silver Creek until 1900, when they moved to Clark County, where they spent the rest of their life.

She was a loving mother and of a generous disposition. Many a happy gathering was enjoyed by her relatives and friends, who will greatly miss her.

Her death was caused by a stroke and slight convulsions.

She leaves to mourn her loss nine children, Walter of Detroit, Mich., Otto and Mrs. Lacy Philpott of Loyal, Mrs. Herbert Helton of Madison, Mrs. Claude Catlin of Loyal, Mrs. Frank La Fountain of Cleveland, Ohio, Florence, Floyd and Harry at home. Five brothers and four sisters, a mother, grandmother and six grandchildren also survive.

The funeral was held at the residence on Wednesday, June 22nd, at 1:00 p.m., Rev. Bickell of Greenwood officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Loyal Cemetery.

The following acted as pallbearers, Elmer and Ed Shupe, Arthur E. Darton; Boyd Williamson; Frank Young and Otto Schwan.

Those from away who attended the funeral were her brother, John Melius of Adell, Wis., and sister, Mrs. Herman Mehlos and son Edward of Random Lake; Her sister, Mrs. David Irvine, husband and children, Alter and Quinton of Owen; her sister, Mrs. Wm. Bartelt, husband and son Ruben of Greenwood; her sister, Mrs. Oscar Melius of Whitewater, Wis., Mother, Mrs. Caroline Melius of Greenwood; her brother-in-law and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Goehring of Silver Creek.

 

 


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