Obit: Henning, Anna (1882 - 1945)

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Surnames: Henning, Speiser, Elmhorst, Schilling, Sladek, Ritter, Regler, Grassman

----Source: Millie Lee's personal collection of news articles

Anna M Henning (10/29/1861, after 1928)

Chili--Mrs. Anna M Henning, 63, who moved to Chili from a farm in the town of Fremont three years ago, died of a complication of ailments at 9:50 a.m. yesterday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where she was a patient since Jan. 10.

The body will lie in state at the Central Wisconsin Co-operative Funeral Home, Marshfield, until Wednesday noon, when it will be taken to the home at Chili to lie in state there until the time of the funeral services.

The Rev. S.A. Gutknecht will have charge of the rites Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Henning home and at 2 o'clock at Immanuel Evangelical Church, Chili. Interment will take place in Yolo cemetery, near Chili.

Mrs. Henning, nee Speiser, was born in Germany Oct. 29, 1861 (should be 1882), and came to America with her parents when she was 10 years old. The family settled near Monroe, moving from there to the Town of Lynn six years later.

On Dec. 5, 1901, she was married in Marshfield to John N. Henning, who preceded her in death in 1928. Since her marriage and until moving to Chili, Wis., three years ago, Mrs. Henning had made her home in the Town of Fremont.

Surviving are five daughters, Capt. Dora Henning of the Army Nurse Corps recently returned to the States from Burma and India; Mrs. Walter (Ella) Elmhorst, Chili; Mrs. Everett (Alma) Schilling, Dayton, OH; Mrs. James (Helen) Sladek, Kenosha; and Mrs. Gordon (Alice) Ritter, Chili. Three sons died.

Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Regler, Arpin, and Mrs. Arthur Grassman, Lynn; a brother, Rudolph Henning, Minneapolis; and four grandchildren.

***Transcriber's Note:

Further perusal of newspaper clipping copies show a possible death year of 1945.

1900 Federal Census, ED 26 Sherwood Forest & Lynn towns, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 11, family 184

Anna M Spicer, white, single, female
titles & terms:
event: Census
event date: 1900
event place:
birth date: Oct 1882
birthplace: Germany
relationship to head of household: Servant
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany
immigration year: 1893

Household Members
head Louis F Kleinschmidt M 33 Wisconsin
servant Anna M Spicer F 18 Germany

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Fremont, Clark, Wisconsin, pg. 97, family 44, line 14

John N Henning, white, married male
place of birth: parent 1: Germany
place of birth: parent 2: Germany

Household Members
head John N Henning M 39y Germany
wife Caroline Henning F 23y Germany
servant Gustav Schmidtke M 17y Germany

1910 Federal Census, Fremont, Clark, Wisconsin, pg. 15, family 299

John N Henning
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year: 1869
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self John N Henning M 44y (1866) Germany
wife Anna M Henning F 27y (1883) Germany
dau Dora M Henning F 4y (1906) Wisconsin
dau Ella I Henning F 2y (1908) Wisconsin
dau Alma E Henning F 0y 2m (1910) Wisconsin
Henry Gebhard M 17y (1893) Wisconsin

1920 Federal Census, Clark, Wisconsin

John N Henning, white, married male
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self John N Henning M 54y (1866) Germany
wife Anna M Henning F 36y (1884) Germany
daughter: Dora M Henning F 13y Wisconsin
daughter: Ella I Henning F 11y Wisconsin
daughter: Alma E Henning F 9y Wisconsin
daughter:Helen V Henning F 6y Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, Fremont, Clark, Wisconsin, enumeration district number: 0011, family 149, line 45

Anna Henning, white widowed female
birthplace: Germany
estimated birth year: 1882
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: Switzerland
mother's birthplace: Switzerland

Household Members
head Anna Henning F 48 Germany
daughter Ella Henning F 22 Wisconsin
daughter Helen Henning F 16 Wisconsin
daughter Alice Henning F 6 Wisconsin
lodger hired man Raymond Burton M 18 Iowa

Wisconsin Births

Hennings
gender: Female
birth date: 31 Jan 1906
birthplace: Fremont, Clark Co, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: John Hennings
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's name: Anna Spicor
mother's birthplace: Germany

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