Obit: Kovacs, Sophie (1877 - 1957)
Surnames: Kovacs, Schulz, Bogaard, Dohm, Dolan, Gengler,
Holtzhausen, Klieforth, Woltjer, Melvin, Klettner,
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
Sophie (3 Apr. 1877 - 21 Jan. 1957)
services for Mrs. Jasper Kovacs, 79, who died Monday morning, were
held this morning at St. Bernard’s Catholic church. The Rev.
Raymond Schulz sang a requiem high mass at 9:30 o’clock,
after which internment was made in the
Abbotsford, Wisconsin Cemetery.
pallbearers were William Bogaard, Vern Dohm, Clarence Dolan, Anton
Gengler, Al Holtzhausen, and Clarence Klieforth.
was born Sophie Woltjer, in Hungary, April 3, 1877. In 1911, she
went to Canada and in 1916, came to the town of Mayville. Her first
husband, Tony Klettner, died in 1918. Her second marriage was to
Jasper Kovacs, who survives her.
Mr. and Mrs.
Kovacs moved from their farm in the town of Mayville, to Abbotsford
in 1942. For some time, Mrs. Kovacs has been in failing health and
was hospitalized at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, for
the past four months, having undergone surgery for
husband, she is survived by one son, Joe Klettner, Chicago. A son,
Louis, died at the age of four years.
three grand daughters, Mrs. Archie (Elaine) Melvin, Abbotsford,
Route 1; Miss Goldie Klettner and Mrs. James (Bernadine) Grinnell,
Chicago. Four great grand children also survive and one sister, who
still lives in Hungary.
Mrs. Kovacs was an honorary member of St. Bernard’s Altar Society. A general rosary service was held for her, Wednesday evening, at the Zink Funeral Home, where the body lay in state.
1940 Federal Census, Mayville Town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 10-26, family 205, line 3.
Sophie Kovachs, white,
estimated birth year: 1877
residence in 1935: Same House
head Jesper Kovachs M 59 Hungary
wife Sophie Kovachs F 63 Hungary
hired man Verland Schorer M 19 Wisconsin
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