Florence (1914 - 2007)
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Surnames: Hainz, Kransky, Boldt, Becker, Tomac, Horswill, Cunningham, Haigh, Braun, Prellwitz, Bennington, Phillips, Meier, Pace, Resong
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Monday, December 24, 2007
Hainz, Florence (24 July 1914 - 23 Dec. 2007)
Florence Hainz, 93, of Neillsville, Wisconsin, died Dec. 23, 2007, at the Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center.
A full obituary will run in Wednesday's paper. The Gesche Funeral Home of Neillsville is assisting with Florence's arrangements.
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----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Wednesday, December 26, 2007
NEILLSVILLE -- Florence Hainz, age 93, of Neillsville, Wisconsin, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, at Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center, where she resided since September 2003.
Florence was born July 24, 1914, in Necedah, to John and Martha (Kransky) Boldt. They moved to Lindsey, then to Indiana and settled in Neillsville in 1926. Florence attended the Carlyle school through the eighth grade and graduated from Neillsville High School in 1933.
On June 29, 1937, she married Edward Hainz at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville. They farmed in the town of Grant into the 1970s. They continued to live on their farm until 1990 when they moved to Neillsville.
Florence loved playing cards and was a member of the town of Grant Sheepshead Club. She also loved gardening, growing her African Violets and cooking, especially baking delicious pies.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Helena's Circle and the PCCW.
Florence is survived by her children, Marjorie Becker of Neillsville, Jean (Greg) Tomac of Eau Claire, Larry (Betty) Hainz of Eau Claire and Janet (Jerry) Horswill of Marshfield.
She is further survived by her grandchildren, Sally Ann Becker of Kenosha, Brenda (Kevin) Cunningham of Racine, Tom (Carrie) Tomac of Jackson, Fla., Pam (Lyle) Haigh of Rochester, Minn., Corry (Andrea) Tomac of Eau Claire, Heather (Kim) Braun of Maple Grove, Minn., Holly (Joel) Prellwitz of Scarboro, Maine, Ryan (Jamie) Horswill of Auburndale, Raquel (Nate) Bennington of Marshfield, Renee (Wayne) Phillips of Appleton and Reed Horswill of Marshfield; seven great-grandchildren, one niece and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister Marie Meier, brother John Boldt and son-in-law Conrad Becker.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Florence will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville. The Rev. Woodrow H. Pace will officiate. Providing music will be Ronald Resong, organist, and St. Mary's Choir.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Neillsville.
The Gesche Funeral Home of Neillsville is assisting with Florence's arrangements.
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