Obit: Mellenthin, Adelia M. #2 (1894 - 1980)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Hearld, (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 11/06/1980

Mellenthin, Adelia M. (14 Apr. 1894 - 5 Nov. 1980)

Spencer, Wis. - Mrs. Adelia M. Mellenthin, 86, died at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where she was admitted earlier that day.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, the Rev. William Ruhbusch officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Saturday at Rux Funeral Home.

The former Adelia Schneider was born April 14, 1894 in the Town of Unity, Clark County, and attended schools there. On April 29, 1914 in the Town of Unity, she and Frank Mellenthin were married. He died Dec. 14, 1960.

The Mellenthins farmed until retiring in 1948, later moving to Spencer. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid.

She is survived by four sons, Norman of Spencer, Donald of Huntington Beach, Calif., Harold of Portage, and Lloyd of Anderson, Ind.; a daughter, Mrs. Erma Singstock of Wausau; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Leona Bornowski of Wausau, and Vera Sloniker of Greenwood.

Five brothers, one sister, and her parents, Henry and Emma Schneider, are deceased.

1920 Federal Census, Clark Co., Wisconsin

Adelia Mellenthin, white, married female
father's birthplace: Wisconsin
mother's birthplace: Wisconsin

Household Members
self Frank Mellenthin M 30y Wisconsin
wife Adelia Mellenthin F 25y (1894 Wisconsin)
son Norman Mellenthin M 4y Wisconsin
son Donald Mellenthin M 2y Wisconsin
son Harold Mellenthin M 9m Wisconsin



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