Obit: Wolk, Helen E. (1889 – 1969)


Surnames: Wolk, Dix, Lemin, Schmidt

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 08 Jan 1970

Wolk, Helen E. (18 SEP 1889 – 30 DEC 1969)

Funeral services for Helen Emma Wolk, 89, of Colby (Clark Co., Wis.) were conducted Friday afternoon, January 2, 1970 at the First United Church of Christ in Colby. The Rev. Kenneth Dix officiated. Burial was made in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

Lulloff Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Wolk died early Tuesday morning, December 30, 1969 at the Memorial Hospital in Neillsville, after a lingering illness.

The former Helen Lemin was born in Sheboygan County on September 18, 1889. She lived in Colby with her parents until her marriage to Fred Wolk at Colby. The couple was married in St. John Evangelical Church on October 9, 1912. They farmed in the town of Hull (Marathon Co., Wis.) until 1943. After their retirement they moved to Colby. Mr. Wolk died in 1952.

Mrs. Wolk was a member of the First United Church of Christ, Colby.

She is survived by one brother, Henry Lemin of King, Wisconsin, and one sister, Martha (Mrs. Alvin Schmidt) of Colby.

Two children died in infancy and one daughter, Hilda, died at the age of 15. One brother also preceded her in death.



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