Obit: Rupnow, Nellie M. (1905 - 1978)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Rupnow, Hall, Squires, Amport, Lancaster, Johnson, Burchell, Aumann, Johnson, Luebke, Walters, Clark, Ebert

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/06/1978

Rupnow, Nellie M. (5 May 1905 – 23 March 1978)

Funeral services were to be held Wednesday, April 5, for Mrs. Fred (Nellie M.) Rupnow, 72, who passed away last Thursday at Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born May 5, 1905, in the Town of Mentor to George and Nina Hall Squires. After marrying Frederick C. Rupnow, April 12, 1952, the couple lived most of their lives in the Humbird area where they farmed. They also lived several years in Neillsville.

Surviving her are four daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Dorothy) Amport of Corvallis, Ore., Mrs. John (Irma) Lancaster, San Pablo, Calif.;, Mrs. Lloyd (Delores) Johnson of Neillsville and Mrs. Clarence (Phyllis) Burchell, Melbourne, Fla., and two sons, Charles and Melvin, both of Humbird; also, four sisters, Mrs. Walter (Mabel) Aumann of Neillsville, Mrs. Edward (Nina) Johnson of Marshfield, Mrs. George (Margaret) Luebke of St. Francis and Mrs. Evan (Alice) Walters of Friendship, and one brother, Raymond Squires, Franklin. Joining them are thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers, one sisters and two grandchildren.

Services were to be held at 1:30 p.m. from the United Church of Christ, Humbird, with burial in the Town of Mentor Cemetery. The Revs. Gary Clark and Alvin Ebert were to officiate. She was a member of the Humbird United Church of Christ. Funeral arrangements were made by the Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home of Neillsville.



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