Obit: Poertner, Hulda Ann (1871 - 1956)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Poertner, Schmidt, Yndogliato,
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 27, 1956
Poertner, Hulda Ann (11 July 1871 - 16
Mrs. Joseph Poertner, 85, of Rt. 1,
Neillsville, died late Sunday evening of complication following
surgery. Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon from
the Bergemann Funeral Home. The Rev. Jacob Grether will
officiate, and burial will be made in the Neillsville City
Mrs. Poertner, the former Hulda Anna
Schmidt, was born July 11, 1871, in Saxony, Germany. She
received her education in the schools of Saxony, and when she was
13 years old she came to the United States and settled at Alton,
Ill., where she made her home with a step-sister. She did
housework until her marriage to Joseph Poertner in May, 1891, at
Following their marriage they moved to
St. Louis, Mo., where Mr. Poertner operated a bakery. In 1918
they moved onto a farm in the Columbia area, (Town of Dewhurst),
where they resided until the death of Mr. Poertner in 1942.
Since that time she has been making her home with her
She is survived by the following children: Oscar Poertner, Denver, Col.; George Poertner, Rt. 2 Neillsville; Russell Poertner, St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. Tom (Ruby) Yndogliato, Neillsville; Mrs. Albert (Frances) Sollberger, Neillsville. Nineteen grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren also survive.
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