Obit: Kiefer, Cecilia (1921 - 1951)

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----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 30 Mar 1951

Kiefer, Cecilia (6 May 1921 - 27 Mar. 1951)

Mrs. Aaron Kiefer, 29, died unexpectedly at 4:30 P.M. on Tuesday at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, Wis.. Death resulted from a brain hemorrhage.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 A.M. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Colby, Wis. with the Rev. N. B. Beschta officiating. Burial will be made in the Colby Cemetery.

The body is reposing at the Lulloff Funeral Home on Friday at 8 P.M.; a rosary service will be held there.

Mrs. Kiefer, nee Cecilia Jordan, was born May 6, 1921 in Unity. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jordan of Unity. She received her early education in Unity and also graduated from Central State Teachers College, Stevens Point. She had taught at country schools near here, Abbotsford and Withee. She was married to Aaron Kiefer January 26, 1944 in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was a member of the Christian Mothers Society.

She is survived by her husband, her parents, five children, Donald, Michael, Paul, Audrey, and Kenneth; two sisters, Mrs. Charles (Genevieve) Seville, Crown Point, Indiana; and Rosemary at home; and one brother, James, also at home.

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 6 Apr 1951

Funeral services were held at 9:30 A.M. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Colby, with the Rev. N. B. Beschta officiating, for Mrs. Aaron Kiefer, 29, who passed away last Tuesday. Burial was in the Colby Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Bernard Apfelbeck, Ralph Andrew, Cletus Schraufnagel, Alphonse Schraufnagel, Rudy Kugel and Elmer Leichtnam.

Out of town relatives present included Mr. and Mrs. Charles Seville, Crown Point, Ind,; Mrs. Tom Brown, Waupaca; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kesler, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kesler, Manitowoc; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jordan, Hurley; Mrs. Henry Rueden, West DePere; Ben and Reinhart Smudde, Appleton; Mrs. Henry Arendt and daughter Marilyn of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Linn and Patricia, Astico; Mr. Nick Smudde and daughter, Shirley, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jensen and daughter, Ione, and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Jensen, Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Arnold and Mr. and Mrs. James Jordan, Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. August Lub?, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Riebsch, Curtiss; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Kiefer and family, of Menominee Falls, Mr. and Mrs. John Steger, Mr. and Mrs. L. Steger, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl ?ancil, Theresa; Mr. and Mrs. Alois Steger, Berlin; Mr. and Mrs. Alphonse Holbach, Wausau and Theodore Markonski of Spencer, Wis.

1940 Federal Census, Unity, Unity Village, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 37-55, family number: 6, sheet number and letter: 1A, line # 17

Celia Jordan, white, single, female
residence in 1935: Same House

Household Members
head Frank J Jordan M 44 Wisconsin
wife Cecelia Jordan F 40 (1900 Wisconsin)
daughter Celia A Jordan F 18 (1921 Wisconsin)
daughter Genevieve J Jordan F 15 Wisconsin



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