Florentine (1891 - 1931)
Surnames: HEPPNER LACHNIT BREHM SAZAMA RUPPERT WURTHMAN SWOBODA PROVINSKI KREMSRIETER HODNEY BORCHERT STEINL MALTERER HEDERSON SCHUH SAUSSEN KERN
----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 6 Aug 1931
Heppner, Florentine (20 Mar. 1891 - 4 Aug. 1931)
Mrs. R. C. Heppner suddenly passed away Tuesday evening at her home in the town of Hull at the age of forty years, four months and fourteen days, a stroke being the cause of her departure. The deceased was born in Germany. Funeral services will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic church Friday morning at 9:30, Rev. H. Lachnit officiating, and internment will be made in the Colby Catholic cemetery. Obituary will be published next week.
----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 08/13/1931
Funeral services for Mrs. R. C. Heppner, of the town of Frankfort, whose death was reported in this paper last week, were held at the St. Mary’s Catholic church Friday morning, August 7th, Rev. H. Lachnit officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers were E. A. Brehm, J. Sazama, E. Ruppert, W. Wurthman, W. Sazama, and F. Swoboda. The flower girls were Marion Provinski, Irene Kremsrieter, Anna Hodney of North Dakota, Margaret Borchert, Ella Borchert.
Mrs. Heppner, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Steigenberger, was born in Germany March 20, 1891, thus reaching the age of forty years, four months and fourteen days. She came to this country in 1905 and was married to Mr. R. C. Heppner in Fond du Lac, Wis., in 1911. They came to this locality seventeen years ago. She is survived by her husband, six children - Stella, Charlotte, Bernice, Catherine, Marie and Robert, Jr. - and two sisters and one brother - Mrs. T. Steinl of Chicago, Mrs. L. Malterer of Germany and Mr. Frank Steigenberger of Germany.
The out of town people here for the funeral were Mrs. T. Steinl, a sister of Chicago; Mrs. M. J. Hederson, a niece of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Schuh of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. F. Saussen; William and Martin Saussen; Mrs. J. Kern and son, John.
The deceased was a good Christian, of a very cogenial disposition and a devoted wife and mother. She will not only be missed by members of her immediate family but by her neighbors and friends as well.
*** Note: Mrs. R. C. Heppner’s first name is from the St. Mary’s Cemetery (Colby) index on this site.
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