Obit: Empey, Rachel (1852 - 1937)

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Surnames: Empey, Groh, Olsen, Baronsky, Schaus, Hansen

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/18/1937

Empey, Rachel (12 June 1852 - 8 Mar. 1937)

Mrs. Rachel Empey died at the home of her son, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Empey, Town of Holton, on Monday, March 8, at the age of 84 years, 8 months and 26 days. Funeral services were held at the Lutheran church at Milan on Friday at 2 o’clock. The Rev. George Groh officiated. Internment took place at the Dorchester cemetery.

The deceased, Rachel Olsen, was born in Winchester, Wis., June 12, 1852. She was united in marriage to Nelson Empey at Winchester in 1872. They moved to Dorchester and settled on a farm homestead in the Town of Holton. Her husband and four children preceded her in death.

Six children survive, John of Waukesha; Henry, George and Mrs. Frank Baronsky, Town of Holton; Robert of Terry, Mont.; Mrs. Charles Schaus of Edgar. Also 23 grandchildren, six great grandchildren; one brother, Louis Olsen and one sister, Mrs. John Hansen.

Mrs. Empey was a faithful member of the Lutheran Church.



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