|Campbellsport News, May 11, 1916
DEATH OF AN
MRS. SCHIMMELPFENNIG DIES LAST FRIDAY EVENING--OTHER DEATHS
The death of Wilhelmina
Schimmelpfennig, one of the prominent residents of town Ashford, occured last Friday
evening at 7:30 o'clock, after an illness of two weeks' duration, having reached the age
of 85 years, 9 months and 25 days.
Wilhelmina Eucker was born July 10, 1830, in Panzriea, Germany. She was
married to John Schimmelpfennig, September 26, 1855. Came to America in the year 1865 and
settled in town of Kewaskum, Washington county, where they resided two years. They moved
to town Auburn in the year 1889, where they resided a short time, then moved to town
Ashford where she resided until her death. Her husband preceeded her in death nineteen
She leaves to mourn four children: Amelia, Mrs. Chas. Cune of Meriden, Conn.;
Herman on the homestead, Leopold of this village and William of Marshfield. She is also
survived by four grand-children, all of whom were present at the funeral services, which
were held Monday afternoon at two o'clock, from the Reformed church in this village, the
Rev. Wm. Zenk officiating. Interment was held in the Reformed cemetery.
The chosen pall bearers were of the Ladies; Aid society, consisting of Mrs.
H. A. Wrucke, Mrs. David Knickel, Mrs. Robert Rahling, Mrs. Wm. Ferber, Mrs. Otto Dickman
and Mrs. Margaret Glass.
Those from out of town who attended the funeral were: Mrs. Ed Swenson, Mrs.
W. Feiting, Mrs. W. Dheinand of Milwaukee and Mrs. A. Ramthum of Kewaskum.
The Ladies Aid society of the local Reformed church attended the services in
(Scan courtesy Alan Krueger)