Obit: Mellenthin, Vera E. (1918 - 1996)

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Surnames: Mellenthin, Schweke, Huber, Stelzl, Ruhbusch, Allar, Taylor, Matter

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Aug. 1996

Mellenthin, Vera E. (29 Sept. 1918 - 5 Aug. 1996)

Spencer, Wis. - Vera E. (Schweke) Mellenthin, 77, of 307 Wisconsin St., Spencer, Wisconsin, died Aug. 5, 1996, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Hospice Care Unit.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. The Rev. William Ruhbusch will officiate.

Burial will be in West Spencer Cemetery in the town of Sherman, Clark County.

Her nephews will serve as casketbearers and honorary casketbearers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home and again from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the church.

Vera was born Sept. 29, 1918, to Wenzel and Amelia (Stelzl) Huber. She was married to Rudolph Schweke on Oct. 5, 1935, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. He preceded her in death on May 20, 1965. She then was married to Eldor Mellenthin on Sept. 29, 1967, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, North Spencer. He preceded her in death on May 8, 1989. She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one great-grandchild. She was a housewife and had worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Survivors include her son, Erland (Joan) Schweke of Spencer; a step-daughter, Corrine Allar of Marshfield; two brothers, Theodore (Alice) Huber and Arthur Huber, all of Spencer; two sisters, Ada Taylor of Owen and Ella Matter of Spencer; two grandchildren and four step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Mellenthin, Schweke, Huber, Stelzl, Ruhbusch, Allar, Taylor, Matter



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